Applicants will preferably have a minimum of five GCSE passes including English Language and Mathematics* at grade C or above / grade 4 or above (for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) and 32 UCAS Tariff Points from at least 1 A Level (or equivalent).
Five GCSE passes including English Language and Mathematics* at grade C or above (grade 4 or above for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) , plus 112 points from at least two A levels (or equivalent)
Typical offers may include:
112 points from at least two A levels to include grades CC; Welsh Baccalaureate – Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate considered as the third subject
RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma/Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DMM
112 points from at least two Scottish Advanced Highers to include grades DD. Scottish Highers are also considered, either on their own or in combination with Advanced Highers
112 points from the Irish Leaving Certificate at Highers to include 2 x H2 grades. Higher level subjects only considered with a minimum grade H4
112 points from the Access to Higher Education Diploma
Entry requirements differ from course to course. The University values both work experience and academic qualifications and will consider students from a wide range of academic backgrounds.
You may also need to undertake an English qualification before being admitted onto a course.
Our team of International Marketing Officers travel all over the world to meet potential students and assist with your queries and application. In some cases, you can be interviewed and be made an offer in person in your own country.
Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent.
The Cardiff Met EDGE supports you to thrive in the modern world. Throughout your degree you will experience a range of opportunities to develop your Ethical, Digital, Global and Entrepreneurial competencies through problem-based learning and work-based learning placements. We will ensure that you get a range of opportunities to develop transferable skills such as communication, team work and leadership.
We will also support you to seek opportunities to work or study abroad. Work placements can give you a critical EDGE in gaining professional employment on graduation. Students who have graduated from the BA (Hons) Media and Communications programme will be expected to go on to work in careers both within and beyond the Media, Journalism, PR, Marketing, Communications and Digital Media.
Many students also pursue their own opportunities and set up businesses based on ideas that they have generated during their studies. There is on-going enterprise support available from the Centre for Entrepreneurship designed to help provide the best chance to create a successful enterprise. This includes business mentoring, funding advice, free office space and networking opportunities.
Other students might choose to continue onto further study through our MA Specialist Journalism programme and might progress to doctoral level studies. Graduates from our MA Specialist Journalism programme are now working in the professional media industry with Future Fusion New York, Cardiff City FC, Dead Press and GTFM Radio.
OSHC: 624 ($) GBP per year