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2 01 Why Cardiff Business School? 01 Introducing Cardiff Business School Why Cardiff Business School? Why Cardiff, the city? We are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), a leading hallmark of business school excellence. We are ranked 4th in the UK for the quality of our research, according to the latest UK Government Research Assessment Exercise. Why Cardiff University? Cardiff was one of National Geographic s top 10 summer destinations in There is a new 675 million shopping centre in the city. Accredited by AACSB International Cardiff Business School is amongst the 5% of business schools worldwide that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Only six UK Russell Group universities have been awarded AACSB accreditation. What does AACSB accreditation mean for me? AACSB is the largest and longest standing accreditation agency for business schools in the world. Accreditation means that a panel of experts considers Cardiff to be an excellent business school. AACSB has thoroughly inspected the business school, giving you assurance that it offers an excellent education experience. AACSB is widely recognised by employers as a hallmark of business school excellence. It shows that you have attended a leading business school, have gained excellent knowledge of theory and practice, and are ready to enter the global business environment. Accreditation shows that Cardiff Business School is dedicated to excellence. Every five years, the School will be reassessed to ensure that the AACSB s rigorous standards are being met. We were ranked 10th for business and management studies in the most recent Complete University Guide. We are internationally focused, with staff, students and alumni from over 120 countries. There are excellent onsite facilities including an industry-standard Trading Room and Careers and Employability Centre. We are investing in a 13.5 million new building for postgraduate study. Our students go on to work at leading international blue-chip firms, including KPMG, PWC, Unilever, Amazon, Deloitte and HSBC. Cardiff University is ranked 15th in the UK and in the top 1.5% of universities in the world. It is a member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities. In 2011, 92.6% of our students were employed or had entered further study within six months of completing their studies. Teaching at the University was given the highest possible award in the last UK Government review. The University s degree programmes are also recognised by more than 90 professional and accreditation bodies. The University is situated in the very centre of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Accommodation in University residences is guaranteed for all international students and is within walking distance of the University. Cardiff is home to the Millennium Stadium, a premier league football club, Cardiff City FC, and regularly hosts international cricket fixtures. Cardiff has more than 330 parks and gardens. Wales has the cheapest cost of living of any region in the UK. Cardiff is just two hours by train to London and has excellent transport links, ranked 1st in the UK for the most transport friendly city. Cardiff is located on the coast of South Wales, which has beautiful national parks and beaches only 30 minutes away.

3 03 Why Cardiff Business School? Welcome Contents 03 Welcome from the Dean 04 Adding Value to your MBA Experience 07 The Cardiff MBA 08 The Cardiff MBA: The Programme 14 The Media MBA 16 The Media MBA: The Programme 18 Cardiff University 20 Cardiff: The City 22 Facilities at Cardiff Business School 23 Building for the Future 24 Student Life 26 Careers and Employability 28 International Appeal 30 Faculty 31 Scholarships 32 Applying to Cardiff Business School 04 Cardiff Business School is an ambitious institution. It is widely regarded as an excellent business school, but we are constantly working on becoming even better. We are particularly committed to making sure that our students have the very best experience when they study with us. We are currently investing 13.5 million in a new business school building. This iconic development, which will open in 2014, will offer state of the art facilities designed with our students needs in mind. We invite you to come and study with us, so that we can help you to fulfil your ambition. We will provide you with the theory and the practice that you need to excel in your chosen career. My colleagues are dedicated to ensuring that your time in Cardiff is as productive and enjoyable as possible. In addition, we have a dedicated team of specialists to help you, including an MBA Office, a Careers and Employability Centre and a Student Support Centre. You will also be given a personal tutor who will work with you to oversee your academic progress. 01,03 Students outside Main Building. 02 Students in a tutorial session. 04 Professor Martin Kitchener. When you leave us at the end of your studies, you will join our alumni network, an international community of several thousand members, with alumni chapters and events all over the world. I wish you every success with your studies and hope to welcome you to Cardiff in the near future. Professor Martin Kitchener Dean

4 04 Why Cardiff Business School? Adding Value to Your MBA Experience Adding Value to Your MBA Experience 01 An Enhanced Induction Programme To help you to get to know your new classmates and to start thinking about team dynamics and leadership qualities, the School organizes an enhanced MBA Induction Programme. Over three afternoons, you will undertake a series of team challenges and reflection reviews designed to create optimal effectiveness in your working relationships. Tasks will require a degree of leadership, planning and coordination from each group to enable them to be completed successfully. Students work within as many sub-teams as possible, in order to interact with a wide cross-section of their new classmates. Extending your Leadership Qualities Additional programmes are offered to students who demonstrate exemplary commitment to developing their leadership qualities. This year s activities have included the Leadership 25 Mountain Hike, designed to develop MBA students skills in leadership, primarily values, vision and team qualities. The hike was led by Dr Elizabeth McGregor, who has held roles at Harvard University and the Government of Canada. Participants learned leadership tools and techniques based on video messages from elite Everest athletes combined with team challenges on a modest mountain hike. Accreditation In addition to accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), students who take the Management Consulting module on the MBA will be eligible to receive a Diploma in Professional Consulting from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Industry Expertise You get plenty of practical exposure to management challenges on the Cardiff MBA. Guest lectures, business projects and industry visits combine to help students to understand how the theory they learn works in practice. Recently, students have benefited from visits to organizations such as Panasonic and Amazon. The Business School Public Lecture Series welcomes a wide variety of guest speakers each year. In , the Series included: Martyn Jones, Deputy President, ICAEW Trevor Williams, Chief Economist, Lloyds Banking Group Frances O Grady, General Secretary, TUC Chris Moss, CEO and Founder of the FAMOSS ideas consultancy Adam Lawrence, Chief Executive, Royal Mint Testing Practical Skills There is an emphasis throughout the programme on enhancing your practical skills. The Business Plan, for example, requires students to pitch their ideas for a new product to a panel of senior business people in a Dragon s Den setting. Following the Business Plan evening, students undertake a computer simulation to manage their new company s performance over a five year period, responding to internal and external challenges. The Business Project provides the opportunity to test your business skills over a three-month period, working in-depth on a business challenge or opportunity. Students who achieve a 60% average and succeed at interview have the opportunity of undertaking their project within an organization. For more information on pathways see path 8. An Alumni Network Cardiff Business School has an international network of over 25,000 alumni. Our in-house Alumni Officer organizes networking events and lectures across the globe and the School has a growing number of alumni chapters (societies) overseas We continue to support our alumni once they graduate for example, you will be able to access our Careers and Employability Centre at any point in your future. MBA Careers Programme In addition to offering an on-site Careers and Employability Centre, there is a careers programme on offer specifically to meet the needs of MBA students. 01 Students on the Leadership 25 Mountain Hike. 02 Chris Moss, CEO and Founder of the FAMOSS consultancy. 03 Trevor Williams of Lloyds Banking Group with staff and students of the School. 06 For more details, see page 26.

5 07 The MBA Programme The Cardiff MBA Key Facts Duration: 12 months, full-time, running from September to September. Cohort: 200 students. Countries represented: Azerbaijan, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. Entry Requirements: A minimum of a second class honours degree in any discipline, from an approved university. IELTS: 6.5 Structure: 4 stages of study: Foundation; Application; Specialisation; and the Business Project. 6 pathways to choose from: General Accounting and Finance International Management Leadership, Consulting and Change Marketing and Strategy Operations Management and Logistics A choice of 17 elective modules in the Specialisation stage, covering 5 key management functions. The Cardiff MBA new outlooks 01 A lecture in the Aberconway Building. 02 Resource Centre, Main Building. If you are looking for a city to study in where it s quiet but not boring, beautiful with a good environment and has a feasible cost of living, then don t hesitate - Cardiff is your best choice. Make sure you treasure the time you have in Cardiff as it might be the last precious time you get before entering a competitive business society. Yue Xu The Nielsen Group

6 08 The MBA Programme 09 The MBA Programme The Cardiff MBA The Programme The Cardiff MBA: The Programme 01 The Julian Hodge lecture theatre. 02 Cardiff Business School grounds. The Cardiff MBA programme consists of a set of core subjects studied in the Foundation and Application stage, a choice of optional pathways and an individual Business Project. /degree-programmes/international-postgraduatescholarships During the Application Stage, students will undertake a Business Plan that is group based, giving you the opportunity to develop team working skills. Figures Assessment on nationalities by external represented, business leaders gender will split? give you an opportunity to test your ideas and to develop further understanding of the dynamics of business. Key Facts Duration: 12 months, full-time, running from September to September Cohort: 200 students Scholarships In The recognition opportunity of the outstanding to specialise talent of many prospective students, both The Cardiff school University offers and different Cardiff optional Business School pathways: offer a number Marketing of highly and prestigious Strategy; scholarships, Leadership, designed Consulting to attract and and Change; reward the brightest Accounting students. and Finance; Operations Management and Logistics; and International Management. In addition to its own scholarship programmes, the School is also pleased to offer a number of scholarships in association with partner organizations such as large scale corporations. For the latest information on scholarships offered by the business school, visit: Phase 1 Foundation Stage (core) September to December Study Skills Financial Analysis and Control Organisational Behaviour Marketing Economics and the Business Environment Operations Analysis Phase 3 Specialisation Stage General MBA 3 Electives (any combination from the Elective list below) + Business Project Countries Phase 2 represented: Azerbaijan, Application Stage Canada, (core) Cayman January Islands, to March China, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Financial Kazakhstan, Management Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Malaysia, Nigeria, Human Oman, Resource Pakistan, Management Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Marketing Sri Management Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Strategic Management United States. International Business Entry Group Requirements: Business Plan a minimum of a second class honours degree in any discipline, from an approved university. IELTS: 6.5 Marketing and Strategy Pathway Leadership, Consulting and Change Pathway 1 Lead Elective (core) Structure: 4 stages 1 of Lead study: Elective (core) Marketing Research Foundation; Management Consulting Application; Specialisation; and the + 2 Electives from: Business Project + 2 Electives from: Advances in Strategic Management International Management 6 pathways to choose from: Consumer Behaviour Leading and Managing People Performance Global Marketing General Management of Change Electronic Business Accounting and Finance Management in Emerging Economies International Management + Business Project in a Marketing and + Business Project in a HRM area Strategy area Phase 3 Specialisation Marketing Stage and Strategy April to June Pathway Students Specialisation study Stage one module: Core Evidence Marketing Based Research Management Practice and choose one pathway from the six pathways below: Human Resource Management Pathway Phase 3 continued Specialisation Stage Specialisation Accounting and Finance Stage Pathway Core 1 Strategic Lead Elective HRM (core) Corporate Governance + 2 Electives: Managerial Finance Accounting Multinational Financial and Finance Management Pathway Specialisation Stage Core + Corporate Business Governance Project in Accounting and Finance area Specialisation Operations Management Stage and Electives Logistics Pathway 21 Electives: Lead Elective Two (core) from International HRM, Management Strategic Operations Consulting, Management of Change and Management in Emerging Economies + 2 electives from: International Sustainable Business Lean Operations Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Specialisation Stage Electives 2 + Electives: Business Project Managerial in an Finance Operations and Multinational Management/Logistics Financial Management area Phase 4 The Business Project June to September Specialisation Stage Electives Individual 10,000 word Specialisation written report. Stage Project 2 Electives: Two from Advances in Strategic Business Project in a Marketing Management, Consumer Behaviour, Global and Strategy area Replacing the traditional dissertation, the Business Project Marketing and E-Business provides the opportunity to test the theories you have learned in a simulated, practical environment. Specialisation International Management Stage Project Pathway Business 1 Lead Elective Project (core) in a HRM area International Management + 2 Electives from: Global Marketing International Sustainable Business Management in Emerging Economies Multinational Financial Management Specialisation Management Stage Consulting Project Business Project in an Accounting and + Business Finance Project area in an International Management area Like most international students, I was a little apprehensive about studying abroad. But the multicultural environment makes Cardiff one of the most desirable cities to live in. The Business School has an international reputation, excellent library facilities and a good teaching staff. Mitali Chitre Operations Elective Modules Management and Logistics Pathway Advances in Strategic Management Specialisation Consumer Behaviour Stage Core Strategic Corporate Operations Governance Management Electronic Business Global Marketing International Management International Sustainable Business Specialisation Leading and Managing Stage Electives People Performance 2 Lean Electives: Operations International Sustainable Business, Management Purchasing of Change Logistics and Materials Management Consulting Management in Emerging Economies Specialisation Managerial Finance Stage Project Business Marketing Project Research in an Operations Management/Logistics Multinational Financial area Management Strategic Operations Management

7 10 The MBA Programme 11 The MBA Programme The Cardiff MBA: The Programme 01, 02 Tutorial sessions in Cardiff Business School 03 Students benefit from state-of-the-art IT facilities Phase 1 Foundation September to December Designed to give you a strong grounding in the basics of business management, the Foundation phase introduces you to the core components that make organisations function. You ll understand the resources that an organisation requires, the processes that control organisational operations, and the approaches through which organisations relate to their international and external environments. It also develops the skills you will need to complete your MBA study successfully. (For topics covered see page 8). Phase 2 Application January to March The Application phase provides you with the opportunity to advance your thinking and knowledge by developing and applying the core themes studied in the Foundation phase. This phase focuses on the strategic business context, the development of organisational human capital, the management of the marketing function and the analysis and control of financial and business operations. Business Plan You will undertake a business plan that is group based, giving you the opportunity to develop team working skills. You will work in an international, multicultural team where you will solve complex business problems, integrating the skills and knowledge gained in other modules. Each member of the group takes on a formal leadership role for a period. The task requires groups to identify and plan the first five years of a start up business. The group business plan will involve input from external business mentors, giving you the opportunity to test your ideas and to develop further understanding of the dynamics of businesses. Judges in previous years have included the senior managers from Golley Slater, Eversheds, the Welsh Government and the Cardiff Devils. A list of topics covered in the Application stage can be found on page 8. Phase 3 Specialisation April to September Students choose 1 lead elective: Corporate Governance International Management Management Consulting Marketing Research Strategic Operations Management and two other electives from within one pathway or from a combination of pathways. The programme provided me with the tools and character to confront life. Professionally it provided me with a toolbox with which to practice business in a range of corporate settings. The MBA has enabled me to appreciate the different disciplines and dynamics within an organisation and the challenges of implementing plans and change which is never easy. Phase 4 The Business Project Replacing the traditional dissertation, the Business Project provides the opportunity to test the theories you have learned in a simulated, practical environment. Knowledge from across the subjects studied in the Foundation and Application phases will be integrated within this project, the final part of the Specialisation period. Teaching faculty from across the Academic Sections of the School will be involved in the project part of the programme. You will be supported by a member of faculty who will act as your internal project mentor throughout the duration of the project. Elective modules Advances in Strategic Marketing This module explores the nature of contemporary strategic marketing to promote a deeper critical understanding of conventional strategy approaches and emergent ideas arising from new paradigm challenges. Creativity is applied to engender innovation in strategy, existing Western strategy frameworks are challenged, and risk, implementation, knowledge and time are examined as key drivers in creating 21st century strategies. Consumer Behaviour This module builds on the knowledge gained from the core Marketing module by providing an insight into why consumers behave in the way that they do, including the psychological, social and cultural underpinnings of consumer choice. A good understanding of the main influences that affect consumers is essential to managers, since most marketing activity is based on beliefs about buyer behaviour. The aim of the module is to provide participants with a critical knowledge of the relevant buyer behaviour theories, enabling them to develop successful marketing strategies. Corporate Governance This module analyses the conflicts of interests that may emerge in corporations. These conflicts of interests include those between the providers of finance and the management, those between the shareholders and stakeholders, and those between different types of shareholders such as the large controlling shareholder and the minority shareholders. The module reviews a range of ways of preventing or mitigating these conflicts of interests. The module adopts a strong international perspective. 03 Electronic Business Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have transformed both the way in which businesses now operate internally and the way in which businesses interact with other businesses and their customers. Electronic business is the term used to describe this interest in the transformation potential of ICT to increase the performance of business. This module focuses on the key business issues associated with ebusiness and ecommerce and develops sufficient understanding of the technical issues to enable the student to discern the significance of ICTs to modern business. Global Marketing In this module we examine the ways that multinational enterprises develop their international marketing strategy. We explore the stages of globalisation and we use case study methodologies to deepen students understanding of a number of themes. Topics include: the nature and importance of global marketing; firm internationalisation; standardisation and adaptation in global markets; and the importance of market research and information utilisation in global marketing strategy. International Management The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the key cultural, national and organizational issues that impact on the management function in a global business environment. Active involvement in seminars, case-analyses and discussion groups will enable discipline specific intellectual and transferable skills to be developed. International Sustainable Business The module examines the way in which business is responding to the challenges posed by recognition of the need to become sustainable. Among the topics covered are: sustainability as a concept; life-cycle analysis; industrial ecology; ecological foot-printing; corporate social responsibility; the sustainable consumption and production movement; and bio-mimicry. The module reviews policy measures affecting business and sustainability, and provides case studies of the more sustainable businesses currently trading. Examples will be drawn from a wide range of industries. Elective modules continue overleaf Hywel Loveluck Commercial Director, Involegal

8 12 The MBA Programme 13 The MBA Programme The Cardiff MBA: The Programme continued I have many highlights from my time in Cardiff. The multicultural environment, wherein I made some of my best friends from Greece, China, Thailand and Germany, the housing experience and festive environment of living in university accommodation, annual dinners and the sporting facilities and opportunities to participate in various activities. Rajiv Hingoo Chief Technology Officer, CLSA Elective modules continued from previous page Leading and Managing People Performance This module explores the development, application and impact of strategic people management. We consider how people management systems can be designed to enhance people and organisational performance; look at evidence regarding what works and why; and consider who is responsible for leading and managing people performance. We consider key contemporary issues in people management including culture and culture change, downsizing, managing knowledge work and international labour standards and staffing. Management in Emerging Economies Management in Emerging Economies provides students with a practical insight into the fast-growing Southern economies that are changing the face of the global economy. Throughout the world, companies from formerly marginalised economies are finding and exploiting market niches and transforming both their own countries and the traditional picture of multinational development. The module looks at the keys to success at the corporate, national and international policy levels. It examines why some development approaches succeed and others do not, and explores some of the challenges faced by operators in emerging and developing economies. Multinational Financial Management The module examines key financial management issues faced by multinational corporations in undertaking international operations. Topics covered will include: an introduction to exchange rates and foreign exchange markets; issues involved in raising finance locally and internationally; foreign exchange exposure measurement and management; international derivatives and hedging; foreign direct investment; international investment decision-making processes, project appraisal in global companies; political risk; international working capital management; and international corporate governance. Teaching A key feature of the Cardiff MBA programme is the emphasis on case-based teaching and learning. Students will work on cases which have been carefully developed to reflect the theoretical issues covered in the individual modules as well as practical business issues and problems. Typically, there will be formal lectures and these will be supplemented by small group teaching, where the key themes from the lectures are discussed in syndicate groups of between 12 and 14 students. There will also be the opportunity to attend additional surgeries where further support for the quantitative subject areas will be offered in a small group environment. Lean Operations This module aims to enable students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the techniques involved in lean operations and value stream management. The student will examine lean tools and techniques - the concepts, practice and the competitive benefit of continuously improving processes and value stream management. The elective aims to synthesise the academic theory with a strong appreciation of how to use the lean tools and techniques to develop the value streams encountered in all businesses. Management Consulting The Management Consulting module provides students with practical skills for the consulting world by engaging them in real-life consulting dilemmas. The module is based on a series of cases from the lecturer s extensive consulting experience and tutorials from the leading management consultancies around the world. The course uses the Harvard Business School Case Method which is deployed by most major consulting firms when recruiting candidates. Students who successfully complete the module will be eligible to receive a Diploma in Professional Consulting from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Management of Change The aim of the elective is to describe and analyse the way organisations change and the role of managers in change processes. Students will be introduced to relevant theories and practices relating to change management and utilise various case studies and other exercises to put these to use. The elective focuses on how to diagnose the problems associated with major changes in organisations, combines understanding of major theories of change with recently developed techniques of change management, and critically appraises the relevance of a variety of change management approaches to different sectors of the economy. Students are encouraged to conceive the role of manager as reflective practitioner and question their own underlying assumptions and much conventional wisdom. Managerial Finance The Managerial Finance module builds upon the Financial Management core module and aims to provide students with a more advanced knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and applied techniques of managerial finance. The topics covered are: working capital management and sources of short-term funds; financial strategies; capital investment decisions under conditions of risk and uncertainty; investment appraisal and capital rationing; inflation and its impact on investment appraisal; portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model; mergers and acquisitions; Efficient Market Hypothesis; long term funds and the cost of capital and dividend policy. Marketing Research The aim of this module is for participants to develop the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate commercial marketing research projects. The module will thus equip participants with the skills required to conduct and appraise qualitative and quantitative marketing. Strategic Operations Management This module provides students with a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the latest developments in operations management strategy. On completion students will be able to show a comprehensive understanding of the context and assumptions behind the application of various operations management strategies, demonstrate a practical understanding of operations management strategy in a range of corporate scenarios and show originality in their application. Assessment The Foundation and Application phases will both be assessed by a combination of assignments and examinations. The exception is the Group Business Plan, which is a 7000 word report. The elective modules within the Specialisation phase will be assessed by a combination of assignments, project and examinations. The Business Project of the Specialisation phase will be assessed by an individual report of 10,000 words. The Cardiff MBA does not have an expiry or a best before date. The fundamentals ingrained in us throughout the course at Cardiff Business School laid the foundations on which all management thought processes are built. Yes, we are responsible for updating the contents ourselves because of the changing world economic scenario, but the fundamentals taught to us were rock solid and that is what matters the most. Arjab Basu Defiance Technologies (Read more about Arjab s experiences at business.cf.ac.uk/alumni) My experience of Cardiff as a cosmopolitan city and the Cardiff MBA is priceless. The interaction with people from diverse cultures, and the knowledge acquired from a wide array of subject areas, has made me better equipped for the challenges of the global economy Chioma Mbanugo

9 14 The Media MBA 15 The Media MBA The Media MBA 01 Key Facts Duration: 12 months, full-time Begins: September 2014 Cohort: students Entry Requirements: A minimum of a second class honours degree in any discipline from an approved university. IELTS: 7.0 Structure: 4 phases Foundation; Application; Specialisation; and the Media Management Project Cardiff Business School and Cardiff s School of Journalism have created the first Media MBA to be offered in the UK. The programme combines the core ingredients of the long established MBA programme with the opportunity to understand the management challenges of the media industry, which is vital to the success of many advanced and emerging creative economies. The programme enables students to gain sufficient knowledge of business, management and the media to assist them in achieving their ambitions to secure management positions in media organisations. Why Study the Media MBA? Within the UK economy, creative industries account for in excess of 5 per cent of UK gross value added and achieve a higher value of exports than many other sectors. Beyond the UK, a number of other countries have attached priority to the growth of creative industries, including major economies such as China and India. With this has come a need for enhanced specialist skills for effective media managers. Today s media industries are changing at an unprecedented speed as digital technologies facilitate the growth of global markets for content. The Media MBA Programme The programme delivers: A solid background in business management theory and practice. Specialized media knowledge and skills. A personal, academic and professional development experience relevant to those seeking a career in media management. Graduates leave the programme with: The competence and confidence to apply new knowledge to key areas of business and media management. The ability to solve practical media management problems. An understanding of working in an international, global, multicultural, diverse media environment. Well developed communication, self-management and time management skills. These skillsets combine to enable you to excel and adapt in the exciting field of media management. Participants will study core modules exploring elements of business management, supplemented with a range of options enabling students to study media issues in depth. Unique modules such as Digital Media Management and Compliance, Regulation and the Law will explore the very latest developments in this dynamic industry. 01 Carl Bernstein talking about his experiences in the journalism industry. About the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies In the latest UK Government Research Assessment Exercise, the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies was ranked 3rd in the UK for the quality of its research. High calibre organizations commission the School to undertake research. Recent clients include Channel 4, the BBC Trust and the Mediawise Trust. The School also won major research awards from the main funding councils such as the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Wellcome Trust and the European Commission. Faculty Teaching on the Media MBA Programme Professor Ian Hargreaves, Chair in Digital Economy Professor Hargreaves is Programme Director with extensive media management experience. He edited the Independent and the New Statesman, taking full responsibility for all issues of editorial management. As Director of News and Current Affairs at the BBC in the mid 1980s he led a programme of change, involving the early convergence of media platforms, involving a team of more than 1000 staff. He was also responsible for substantial teams at BAA plc and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where he also initiated changes associated with the emergence of social media. Professor Duncan Bloy, Joint Director of Studies of the Media MBA and Lecturer in Media Law Professor Bloy delivers content on a wide range of journalism courses. He is co-author with Sara Hadwin of Law and the Media (2nd Edition, 2011). Before joining the School, he worked with a number of UK, US and Australian universities offering business related programmes including MBAs throughout Asia. Elliot Pill, Senior Lecturer in Public Relations and Global Communications Management Mr Pill is a trained journalist and holds an MBA from Cardiff Business School. Elliot had a highly successful career in international public relations consultancy as a Board member of Hill and Knowlton Public Relations, one of the world s largest marketing communications consultancies. He has designed and managed a range of international communications campaigns for companies such as Adidas, Coca Cola, Motorola, Gillette and Billabong. He is a visiting Professor at the Communications University of China in Beijing and comments widely on celebrity culture. Professor Richard Sambrook Richard Sambrook is Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism which undertakes postgraduate vocational training. He is a former Director of Global News at the BBC where he worked as a journalist for 30 years as a producer, editor and manager. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University where he undertook research into the future of international newsgathering and the place of impartiality and objectivity in the digital world. Dr Patrick Artisien, Joint Director of Studies of the Media MBA Dr Artisien has worked in the field of International Business for 30 years and acted as Consultant to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the World Bank, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the International Labour Office and the Soros Foundation. He has authored 10 books and numerous scholarly papers in international business. He has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and post-experience levels in Europe, North America, China, South East Asia and Southern and Eastern Africa. Industry Expertise The Media MBA programme secures top names to speak to its students. Recent speakers have included: Carl Bernstein, former Washington Post reporter who broke the Watergate story Mike Jermey, Director of ITV News Nick Brett, Group Editorial Director of BBC Magazines Ashley Highfield, Chief Executive of Johnston Press Alan Rusbridger, Editor of the Guardian Helen Boaden, Director of BBC News Laura Kuenssburg, Business Editor, ITV News

10 16 The MBA Programme 17 The MBA Programme The Programme In addition to the core MBA modules, students are able to choose from several optional modules from the MA programmes in International Journalism, International Public Relations, Political Communications, and Journalism. Students study four stages: Foundation Phase Application Phase Specialisation Phase Media Management Project Foundation Stage The Foundation Phase is designed to give you a strong grounding in the basics of business management and introduces you to the core components that make organisations function. You will understand the resources that an organisation requires, the processes that control organisational operations, and the approaches through which organisations relate to their international and external environments. The stage also develops the skills you will need to complete your MBA study successfully. Students will study Study Skills and Business Statistics Financial Analysis and Control Organisational Behaviour Marketing Branding and the Media Reporters and the Reported Application Phase The Application Phase provides you with the opportunity to advance your thinking and knowledge by developing and applying the core themes studied in the Foundation phase. This phase focuses on the strategic business context, the development of organisational human capital, the management of the marketing function and the analysis and control of financial and business operations. Students will study Strategic Management Human Resource Management Marketing Management Financial Management Global Communications Management Students will study one compulsory media module and will be offered a choice of one other media option from a list that is updated each year. Students will be asked to make their choice in November prior to commencing the module at the beginning of the second semester. Specialisation Phase The Specialisation Phase includes two modules: Compliance, Regulation and the Law Digital Media Management Media Management Project The Media Management Project allows students to apply the knowledge that they have gained, working on a project in conjunction with or by reference to a media organisation. Each student will have a university appointed supervisor for the project. The maximum length of the project is 10,000 words. The project is designed to ensure that students can apply business theory to issues facing media organisations. Where possible, depending on the organisation and nature of the project, students will be placed within a media organisation while working on their project. However a placement cannot be guaranteed. Teaching Methods A key feature of the Media MBA Programme is the emphasis on case-based teaching and learning. Students will work on cases which have been carefully developed to reflect the theoretical issues covered in the individual modules as well as practical business issues and problems. Typically, there will be formal lectures and these will be supplemented by small group teaching, where the key themes from the lectures are discussed in small syndicate groups. There will also be the opportunity to attend additional surgeries where further support for the quantitative subject areas will be offered in a small group environment. Assessment You will be assessed by tests, essays, coursework and by examination. Creative industries thrive or die by ideas but underpinning and stimulating that flow of ideas is the need for rock-solid process, strategy, bean counting and, above all, creative leadership. Cardiff s new MBA will become a seed bed for tomorrow s creative leaders. Nicholas Brett Deputy Managing Director and Group Editorial Director, BBC Magazines

11 18 Why Cardiff Business School? Cardiff: The University 19 Why Cardiff Business School? Cardiff: The University Cardiff University Cardiff University is recognized in independent government assessments as one of the UK s leading teaching and More online at: research universities. 01 Founded by Royal Charter in 1883, the University today combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research with its proud heritage of achievement. In 2011 Cardiff University was ranked in the top 1.5% globally (QS). This shows that Cardiff University is an established and recognised university with a global profile. Cardiff is a member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities. Teaching at the University was given the highest possible award in the last UK Government review. The University s degree programmes are also recognised by more than 90 professional and accreditation bodies. The student population is drawn from a variety of backgrounds, with students attracted from all areas of the globe. The University currently has around 28,000 students and there is an almost equal balance between male and female students. International students comprise some 12% of the total student population. Government performance indicators show that students at Cardiff are more likely to succeed in their studies than students at most UK universities. Currently, 95% of students successfully complete or transfer, better than many similar universities and better than the UK average. In 2011, 92.6% of our students were employed or had entered further study within six months of completing their studies. Cardiff has established itself as the front runner in Welsh higher education it is a match for most rivals in teaching and research and the overall performance is amongst the best in Britain. One of the best institutions in Britain this powerhouse of academic and research excellence boasts one of the best graduate employment rates in Britain. Students don t get any old job either most secure degree level posts with decent starting salaries. With a strong academic reputation and excellent facilities, Cardiff continues to go from strength to strength. The Times Good University Guide Sunday Times University Guide 2013 The Guardian University Guide 01 Cardiff University Main Building. 02 Cardiff s Civic Centre. 03 The University has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

12 20 Why Cardiff Business School? Cardiff: The City 21 Why Cardiff Business School? Cardiff: The City Cardiff: The City Cardiff is one of Europe s youngest capital cities. Compact, green, friendly and full of life, it provides a first class environment in which to live and study Come and see for yourself Cardiff benefits from excellent road and rail links with Britain s other major towns and cities. The M4 motorway links both the west and south of England, as well as west Wales. It is one of the less expensive cities to live in within the UK, with cheaper rents than the majority of other Russell Group University cities. It is also small enough to get around on foot or by public transport, meaning that you will not have to spend a lot on travel. Cardiff was one of the UK s first multi-cultural cities and an estimated 94 languages are spoken here. It is also one of the safest and most peaceful cities in the UK. Travel to the Midlands and the North is equally convenient. The journey by road from Birmingham, for example, takes only two hours. The main coach and railway stations are both centrally placed. More online at: Cardiff is a small city but has all of the amenities that you would expect from a modern, European capital city. There is an impressive range of leisure, sporting and cultural amenities of an international standard. Aberdeen Parkland occupies much of the city centre and is home to the historic Cardiff Castle. The city is well catered for culturally with the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, several theatres, and a wide range of music venues. Glasgow M90 Edinburgh Recently, 675 million was spent on a new shopping centre. Now recognised as one of the best shopping centres in Europe, it has over 200 shops and restaurants. Belfast M6 A1 Leeds Newcastle Upon Tyne Hull The Millennium Stadium is the home of Welsh rugby, premier league football is played by Cardiff City Football Club and the SWALEC stadium regularly hosts international cricket fixtures. A major advantage to living in Cardiff is its easy access to other parts of the UK. Within 30 minutes you can be amongst the mountain ranges of the Brecon Beacons or beautiful Welsh beaches. Dublin Holyhead Swansea Liverpool A470 M4 CARDIFF M50 M62 Manchester M6 Birmingham Bristol M42 M4 M3 A1 M1 A1(M) Harwich London M25 Cambridge M2 Dover More online at: 01 The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. 02 Cardiff s vibrant café culture. 03 The Millennium Stadium in the heart of the city. 04 View of Wales s beautiful coastline. Wales Tourist Board London is just under two hours by train and Cardiff International Airport is only 30 minutes away from the city centre. Plymouth M5 Southampton Heathrow Distance to London 124m / 199km 2 hours by train Gatwick Don t just take our word for it Cardiff is the epitome of cool, pulsing with a creative energy and relaxed atmosphere that complements its youthful heritage. The Lonely Planet Cardiff is popular with students offering all the attractions of a large conurbation without such high prices as students experience elsewhere. The Times Good University Guide Cardiff is the up-and-coming cosmopolitan British city, a place jam-packed per square yard with some of the best drinking, dancing and shopping outside London. Virgin Alternative Guide to British Universities

13 22 Why Cardiff Business School? Facilities at Cardiff Business School 23 Why Cardiff Business School? Building for the Future Facilities at Cardiff Business School 01 Building for the Future At a Glance: Onsite Careers and Employability Centre Onsite Student Support Centre Trading Room facilities Extensive Library Wifi enabled Campus International Office Cardiff University is investing over 13.5 million in a new business school building, with state of the art facilities for its student community. The building will offer two lecture theatres, a 60 seat Trading Room, flexible seminar rooms and student common rooms, providing our postgraduate students with the best facilities in which to study and socialize on campus. The building is due to open in the Autumn of The Aberconway Building The Aberconway and Julian Hodge Buildings offer lecture theatres, seminar rooms, coffee shops and the Aberconway Library. The Aberconway Building also houses the Business School s academic staff and the MBA Office, where staff are on hand to help with any queries that you might have. We also have an onsite Student Support Office, with staff who will help you with issues such as finance, accommodation, visa advice and personal welfare. Our Careers and Employability Centre has two specialist careers consultants who will help you with everything you need to find your ideal career. The Aberconway Library The Aberconway Library holds multiple copies of key textbooks and over 60,000 books. It subscribes to over 1800 national and international journals, ebooks and newspapers, providing the most recent updates in business thinking. You can also use Cardiff University s 14 other libraries. Cardiff University s libraries are fully computerized, with 24 hour facilities at some locations. A virtual librarian service is also available if you need help but don t want to go in to the library. Online Access Electronic resources such as business information, census records, scientific data and the full text of newspapers and other publications are available to our students. Learning Central, our online study resource, also provides students with access to lecture notes, reading lists, discussion boards, study materials and lecture recordings. Computing The Julian Hodge Building offers a 24 hour resource centre with 260 networked computers. Your user name and password will allow you to log in to University facilities including a large number of software packages, spreadsheets, statistical packages, databases, word processing and graphics packages. Help, advice and training are available for students from the University s Computing Centre. The campus is Wifi enabled and all student accommodation is networked Aberconway Library. 02 Trading Room Artists impressions of the new building.

14 24 Why Cardiff Business School? Student Life 25 Why Cardiff Business School? Student Life PARK LAKE Student Life MYNACHDY ROATH PARK PEN-Y-LAN Students at Cardiff can take full benefit of wide range of facilities and activities. DISTANCE FROM BUSINESS SCHOOL: 1.75M WALKING TIME: 20 MINUTES MAINDY The Students Union The Students Union is at the hub of student life. As a Cardiff University student, you automatically become a member of the Union. The Union is run by students, for students, and is dedicated to the social and welfare needs of all students. Facilities include a bar, nightclub, concert venue, shops, cafés and an advice centre. Accommodation Cardiff University guarantees a place in University residences to all overseas postgraduates. Cardiff University offers a wide range of accommodation options, all within easy reach of the University campus and the city centre. Each student is provided with a private study bedroom, which includes a bed, desk, chair, wardrobe and storage. All bedrooms are connected to the University network and have high speed internet. GABALFA CATHAYS ROATH The Union also has its own newspaper, magazine, radio station and television station. The Lounge This venue is open to all students and provides state-of-the-art multimedia stations with Skype and VOIP capabilities, versatile work spaces, meeting rooms and touch screen tables giving access to international channels and games. Clubs and Societies The Students Union is home to over 140 student societies, including a number of international societies. In addition, there are over 60 sports clubs on offer as part of the Union. The Graduate Centre Cardiff University is one of the few UK universities to offer a dedicated Graduate Centre for postgraduate students. This Centre provides a range of study spaces, including a suite of five meeting rooms, a reading room for quiet study, a computer room, a lounge for informal group study and wireless internet access throughout the centre. It also features a large Café Bar open until midnight which includes comfy seating, big screen TVs and food and beverage service. The Centre s staff organize a number of social events including movie nights, quiz nights, barbecues and fortnightly coach trips to UK cities. Over 75% of the University s accommodation includes ensuite (private) bathrooms with each study bedroom. These bathrooms include a shower. Typically, your bedroom will be part of a flat, made up of five other bedrooms. This flat includes a shared kitchen/dining room, including a cooker, refrigerator, sink, table and chairs. There are 14 halls of residences in Cardiff, offering a wide range of accommodation and social and sports facilities. Students can also choose between single or mixed gender accommodation, and whether they would prefer a self-catered, partcatered or fully-catered option. How to Apply Once you apply to Cardiff, we will send you full information on how to apply for accommodation. Coming to Cardiff with your Family The University has a limited number of flats, houses and studios available for international students with family members. These residences are very much in demand and you may have to seek private accommodation. Cardiff has a wealth of high-quality private accommodation to offer. Further Help and Advice The Residences Office also offers help to students who are seeking privately owned accommodation. Advice on tenancy agreements and other aspects of living in private sector accommodation is available from the Advice Centre in the Students Union. PONTCANNA CANTON Map Key Cardiff Business School University Buildings Accommodation BUTE PARK RIVERSIDE CARDIFF BUSINESS SCHOOL DISTANCE TO MAIN CAMPUS: 0.5M WALKING TIME: 5 MINUTES DISTANCE TO CITY CENTRE: 1M WALKING TIME: 10 MINUTES RIVER TAFF Cathays Station Cardiff Central CARDIFF UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS CITY CENTRE Queen St Station 01 A house hunting event is held in Cardiff each year to help students looking for single or shared private rented accommodation. 01 Students in The Lounge. 02 There are university halls of residence very close to the Business School. 03 A typical single-study bedroom in university accommodation

15 26 Why Cardiff Business School? Careers and Employability Careers and Employability Selection of global companies hiring from Cardiff Business School PwC Accenture Bank of England Merrill Lynch KPMG Deloitte Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Ford Rolls Royce We work hard to make sure that you get the right advice and guidance to find your ideal career. 01 MBA Careers Programme We offer a range of extra-curricular activities to our MBA students that is specifically designed to meet their career needs. A series of workshops on self-presentation, CV writing and careers for international students is held every year. On-Site Careers and Employability Centre Cardiff Business School has invested in an on-site Careers and Employability Centre, accessible only by Cardiff Business School students. The Centre provides you with one-to-one careers guidance with a Careers Advisor. They offer counselling sessions in which you can get advice on career decision making, graduate recruitment opportunities, the application process, CV writing, interview preparations and assessment centres. International Advice The Business School has an International Student Advisor who is on-hand to help with any queries that you might have about visa requirements. In addition, the University s Careers Service has a dedicated International Students Career Advisor, who offers appointments and holds workshops on employment regulations and CVs. Seminars and Workshops We offer a wide range of seminars and workshops to help to improve your chances of getting the job that you want. Careers workshops give you help, advice and information on all elements of the recruitment process. We host Bloomberg workshops on campus, to give you the opportunity to undertake psychometric testing and gain feedback on mock tests. Students who perform particularly well at the tests are put in the Top Talent Pool from which the very best recruiters give job offers to students. Employer Led Sessions Employers such as PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, Royal Mail, BAE Systems and the Civil Service Fast Stream regularly give employer presentations, skills sessions and drop-in sessions that help you to understand the employers perspective. Entrepreneurship Cardiff University also caters for those who think that they would like to start their own business in the future. Student Enterprise at Cardiff University offers skills development, mentoring events, competitions and business support for students and alumni at Cardiff University. It is home to Centerprise, the Cardiff University Students Business Incubator, which gives you support to grow your business ideas and has supported the successful launch of a number of Cardiff businesses. In a one-year programme, Cardiff Business School has done a tremendous job because I personally believe the methodology of combining theory with practical case studies is very well-balanced. Hamza Javaid 01 International students benefit from excellent teaching and research facilities. Each of our degree programmes is designed to increase our students employability and help them to succeed in the career of their choice. We also offer a wide range of opportunities to get bespoke career advice and develop your career hunting skills. The Trading Room is sponsored sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government, OSTC and Eurex

16 28 Why Cardiff Business School? International Appeal 29 Why Cardiff Business School? International Appeal INTERNATIONAL APPEAL 01 Graduation Day at Cardiff. 02 Students network with staff from our sponsors, Eurex. 01 You can be confident of the quality and standard of your Cardiff degree. The University is recognised by more than 90 professional and accreditation bodies. This ensures that the University maintains the highest possible standards of teaching. Cardiff Business School prides itself on being global in its outlook. Our world leading faculty come from over 35 countries and often have experience of working in business environments both within and outside the UK. Faculty collaborate with leading academics at the best global business and management schools and travel frequently to extend their knowledge. You will work with, and be taught by, staff that are pioneers in their subjects and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. You will be taught in formal lectures, small groups (called seminars ) and will be given one-to-one sessions with tutors. The curriculum of your course will include the most up to date information appropriate to your career. Our students and alumni come from over 120 countries worldwide, creating a diverse environment where global experience informs programme content. After graduation you will join a close network of alumni that hold top positions in governments, companies and universities. Your career prospects will be enhanced by virtue of the fact that Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group. Employers usually favour research-led universities because they know that graduates will be very well informed. In 2011, 92.6% of our students were employed or had entered further study within six months of completing their studies. Services for International Students The University provides all of the information and support necessary to help ease the transition to life as a student in Cardiff. Once you have been made an offer you will receive advice on immigration, visas, healthcare, climate and living and studying in Cardiff. You will be able to contact us for any advice and support you might need. The International Office is here to help and when you arrive in Cardiff we will provide a week of induction and orientation before enrolment. The September induction programme includes: A free coach collection service from Cardiff and Heathrow airports. International Office staff will provide a warm welcome at the airport and take you and your luggage to your accommodation. Practical information and fairs to help you settle quickly into living and studying in Cardiff. Tours of the University and the City of Cardiff to help you to find your way around. Social events and parties these are a great way to make friends. A bank letter service to help you open a bank account when you arrive in the UK. English Language Programmes The University provides English Language Programmes to full-time international students studying, or intending to study, at Cardiff University. Language and study skills courses are offered throughout the year, for periods from a few weeks to a full year, to improve your general and academic English. Our Pre-Sessional Programme in English for Academic Purposes is particularly popular. These full-time, intensive summer courses are 8 or 10 week programmes designed specifically to prepare students starting degrees at Cardiff who hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the University. 02

17 30 Why Cardiff Business School? Faculty 31 Why Cardiff Business School? Scholarships Meet the Faculty The MBA Programme Team: Professor Emmanuel Ogbonna is Academic Director of the MBA and is Chair in Management and Organisation at Cardiff Business School. His major research interests are in the areas of organisational strategy, culture, human resource management and the UK food retail sector. His other research interests cover all aspects of race discrimination in employment and issues linked to service work and service workers. Mr Matthew Exton is the MBA Programme Manager and is responsible for enhancing the MBA student experience. Ms Melanie Poyser is the MBA Programme Secretary. Melanie is available to help with all routine enquiries throughout your time at Cardiff Business School. You will be taught by a wide variety of our faculty experts during your MBA. The information below provides a snapshot of some of the staff currently teaching on the programme. Professor Stephen Disney is Head of the Business School s Logistics and Operations Management Section. He has previously held Visiting Positions at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Boston University, USA. His current research interests involve the application of control theory and statistical techniques to operations management and supply chain scenarios in order to investigate their dynamic and economic performance. He has a particular interest in the bullwhip effect. Recently, Professor Disney worked with Lexmark on their world wide supply chain operations. His work with the company has resulted in a halving of the company s bullwhip problem resulting in a more efficient supply chain for Lexmark. He has also worked with Tesco and P&G. Dr Taman Powell is a Lecturer in Strategic Management and Innovation. His research addresses how organisations create and capture value with a specific focus on knowledge related practices and how organisations can influence these practices to achieve this value creation and capture. Prior to academia, Powell worked for 10 years in management, starting in brand marketing with Procter & Gamble then moving to management consulting with Accenture. Recently, his research has explored the role of the Chief Strategy Officer within organisations. Dr Jean Jenkins is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management. Her research interests include industrial relations in the international clothing sector, work-life integration and decent work, and unionmanagement partnership. Her recent research has explored the emergence of informal unions within the Bangalore garment industry. Professor Calvin Jones is a Chair in Economics. His published research focuses on the complex links between economic activity and the environment, and the implications of this for public policy. His work on evaluating the economic and environmental significance of tourism and major events has led to a number of global keynote conference addresses and invitations to join UN World Tourism Organisation Committees. Recent research has explored the economic impact of Swansea City s promotion to football s Premier League. Professor Marc Goergen holds a Chair in Finance at Cardiff Business School. His main research interests are in corporate governance and corporate control, initial public offerings, corporate investment models, mergers and acquisitions, insider trading, private equity, human capital issues across corporate governance systems, and dividend policy. He has recently examined the effects on employment and productivity of institutional buyouts (IBOs), a particular type of private equity acquisition. Read more about the academics research on our news pages: business.cf.ac.uk/news Scholarships In recognition of the outstanding talent of many prospective students, both Cardiff University and Cardiff Business School offer a number of highly prestigious scholarships, designed to attract and reward the brightest students. In addition to its own scholarship programmes, the School is also pleased to offer a number of scholarships in association with partner organisations such as large scale corporations. For the latest information on scholarships offered by the business school, visit: /degree-programmes/international-postgraduate-scholarships

18 32 Why Cardiff Business School? 33 Applications APPLYING TO CARDIFF BUSINESS SCHOOL Applications for both MBAs are considered from graduates of approved universities with a minimum of a second class honours degree in any discipline. Cardiff Business School believes that all participants, regardless of work experience, would benefit from the knowledge gained by undertaking the Media MBA and the MBA. Therefore, whilst the majority of our MBA students join us with some prior work experience, this is not compulsory for study on the MBA programmes. Applying You are encouraged to apply early to the MBAs, particularly if you hope to secure funding to support your studies. Applications are not normally considered after 31st July of the year of entry. Applications can be made online by visiting: It is perfectly acceptable to submit a CV along with the application form to provide fuller information. Copies of degree certificates, transcripts and other supporting documents should be attached with the application. We make offers based upon previous academic performance, work experience and indication of the student s motivation for the programme you should bear these criteria in mind when completing the application form to ensure you provide all the relevant information. The Decision Process Applications are dealt with rapidly after receipt, providing that references are also received. You should only contact the School if there is a significant delay after submission of the appropriate documents. Applicants who have applied online are able to track their applications electronically. We strongly recommend that you apply online if possible, which gives you the opportunity to track the progress of your application. However, it is possible to apply by post. To apply by post, please visit: and download the application forms or request these by post. Completed application forms should be sent to: Admissions Registry Cardiff University Newport Road PO Box 927 Cardiff CF24 0DE UK Contact Us: For help with your application form, contact the University s Admissions Team Tel: +44 (0) The Julian Hodge Building.

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