Online application guidance
- Online application guidance
- Personal Details
- Residence & Nationality
- Education and Qualifications
- Employment Details
- Personal Statement
- Other Information
- Reference Request
- Application Declaration
- Document Upload
- Information for disabled applicants
Applying to us online
If you are applying as an applicant from outside of the UK/EU or you are applying for a postgraduate or part time course, you can use our online application system to submit an application, however please see the table of exceptions below.
Please note that UK/EU applicants applying for full time September starting Undergraduate course must apply in UCAS.
How to apply online
To enter the online application system you must first find your course of interest using the website course listing, and then use the Apply for part-time or Apply online button. You will then be taken to the online application portal and prompted to create a new user account. We recommend you use your personal email address as your online application account username.
If you have previously applied to us you must log into the system using your previously registered details. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot remember your user details or are having problems logging in.
Please refer to each of the tabs provided above to ensure you complete all of the relevant areas of the application correctly.
Online application exceptions
Please note the following courses cannot be applied for using our online application system:
Required application method
|All Full time Undergraduate courses (September start)||UK/EU||UCAS|
|All Social Work courses (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)||ALL Applicants||UCAS|
|All teacher training courses (PGCE)||ALL Applicants||UCAS Teacher Training|
|CPE and LPC||ALL Applicants||LAWCABS|
|Research degrees||ALL Applicants||Contact the research office|
|All English training courses (pre-sessional)||ALL Applicants||English course application form|
It is very important that you take care when entering all of your personal and application details into the application correctly, as the information you provide becomes the basis of your student record.
Emails and contact details
Please ensure that you include your own personal "home" email address, even if you are applying through an agent. Our primary medium of communication is via email, and it is therefore important that you keep us up to date of any changes to your email/contact details. We recommend you monitor your junk mail folder(s) for any incorrectly categorised ‘junk’ emails from the university.
Residence & Nationality
In order to assess your fee status and immigration requirements you are provided with a list of questions to confirm your residencial status. Please ensure you accurately complete these areas so that the information you provide is up to date.
You will be asked to confirm the following information;
- Your country of birth
- The nationality of the passport do you hold
- Your second/dual nationality if you have one
- Where you currently live
- The date of your entry into the EU/EEA (if resident outside of the EU/EEA during the 3 year period leading to the 1st day of the month of entry to your chosen course).
This is an additional section of the application form which will only appear for those who have indicated they are of Non EU/Non EEA nationality. This gives applicants the opportunity to provide their passport document details and provide and confirm their immigration circumstances and needs (student Visa/other immigration permissions).
You will be required to provide the following information;
- Do you require a Tier 4 Student Visa in order to enter and study in the UK?
- Have you previously studied in the UK?
- Are you currently residing in the UK?
Please note that it is advisible to have copies of your passport and any immigration permissions ready to upload in the final section of the application.
Education and Qualifications
In this section you must provide a full education history from your secondary school up to your most recent studies. International students must include all study previously undertaken in the UK, without exception.
You should enter you qualifications clearly and refer to the certificates/transcripts you have been issued for all names, dates and grades of qualifications. Your education records should be entered starting with the most recently completed courses.
Please note that you can provide up to a maixmum of six qualification records and add each one in sequence by selecting to "add another qualification".
Applying for entry with University Credit
You can confirm to us if you are applying for admission with previously completed University or College credits for advanced entry, or module credit/exemption, onto an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
You will need to provide transcripts of your previous study in order for us to assess your eligibility when you are prompted to upload documents at the end of the application. Any documents must be official transcripts (in English) containing the scores/grades for each individual module/subject.
To assess your English language ability we will ask you to provide details of an English language qualification, if you have one. If you do not currently hold an qualification
Please ensure you provide a scanned electronic copy of all qualifications listed on your application.
Work experience can often be the difference between an application being successful or unsuccessful and it is important to carefully summarise your previous work experience, especially if it is related to the course you are applying for. Some courses have a minimum work experience requirement and so it is important you check the course listing for this kind of information and correctly annotate this your experience.
We will ask you for the follow information;
- Name of employer
- Title of role
- Type of employement
- From Date (dd/mmm/yyyy)
- To Date (dd/mmm/yyyy)
- Company Address
- Brief Description of Role and Responsibilities
There is also an opportunity to provide referee details, see "Reference Request"
Before completing your personal statement, we recommend that you briefly review any specific requirements for your course. Your personal statement is used to assess your suitability for the course for which you have applied. Your statement should be a maximum of 1500 words and include the following information:
- Why you are applying for the course
- Demonstrate your interest and suitability for the course
- Outline what you hope to achieve by studying the course
- Outline how this course is relevant to your future career or personal development objectives
- Set out how your academic or work related knowledge, skills and positions of responsibility that you have gained through your education and/or paid or unpaid work are relevant to your selected course
- Any additional information that you feel is relevant to your application
Please note that your use of English, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and structure will be considered in determining your suitability for the course for which you have applied. We suggest you draft and save your personal statement before copying and pasting it in to the box provided in the application form.
It is important you disclose information about any unspent criminal convictions on your application. We will ask for full details when your application has been submitted, but we encourage you to provide an outline of the details of any convictions to your application including; your offence, your conviction, the dates and court convicted at.
Previous Study At London Metropolitan University
If you have previously studied at London Met it is important you confirm this to us so that we can ensure your new application is connected to your previous LondonMet student record. Please provide your London Met ID or contact the admissions office if you have forgotten your old ID number.
You should aim to provide one academic and one professional reference/referee when completing this section. The referees should be able to comment on your suitability for the course for which you have applied and should be someone that knows you in the capacity of a teacher (secondary/high school), lecturer (university or college) or employer (line Manager, supervisor). References from family members are not acceptable.
We will contact your referees using the email addresses you have provided, they will be asked to provide a reference directly to us. Instructions on doing this will be issued to your referees when you have completed and submitted your application.
You will be asked for the details of two referees, including;
- Name of referee
- Job title/Occupation
- Institution/Company/Organisation Name
- Post code
- How do they know you?
If you already have written references you should provide these by uploading them at the end of the application, see "Upload documents" you do not need to complete this section with the same information, so long as the contact details of the referee is listed in each reference provided.
This section must be completed to confirm who has submitted the application, and that all the information that has been provided is correct. If you have submitted the application then you should confirm this by selecting the "Applicant" option.
You will then be taken to the document upload section, where you can formally submit your application.
Before proceeding please ensure that all fields have been completed. You can save your progress at any time and return to complete your application, however, once you have submitted your application there will be no further opportunity to make any further adjustments or additions.
You should have any document you wish to upload ready before you begin your application. You should upload copies of all the relevant documents that you have entered onto your application, including transcripts of your most relevant and recent previous study.
The names and the types and size of files you upload are of vital importance. Incorrectly uploaded, or incompatible file types that cannot be opened or viewed will not be taken into consideration with your application, and could lead to your application being unsuccessful.
Please clearly label each file you upload, and separate documents depending on their type. An academic transcript and award certificate can be uploaded in one file, but please separate different qualifications and label them correctly.
- Bachelors Degree Certificate & Transcript
- Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript
- IELTS certificate
- Current Visa
All documents must be provided in English. If your original documents are not in English, only certified translations will be accepted for assessing your eligibility, and these must be submitted with the original translated documents.
You should use one of the following formats to upload your documents:
Information for disabled applicants
The University welcomes applicants with disabilities and will be very happy to consider resonable requests for adjustments to be put in place for any interviews or pre-entry tests etc. Reasonable adjustments may include arranging sign language interpretors or modified test papers, allowing extra time to complete required pre-entry tests, or providing amanuensis.
In order for such arrangements to be put in place for you, we require evidence of your disablility in advance of the adjustment being put into place. The standard of evidence is detailed on our Disabilities & Dyslexia Service's webpage. Please visit the webpage as it provides important information relating to Disabled Student's Allowances, which are mandatory government grants available to Home Students who meet the eligibilty requirements. These grants are used to fund disability-related support.
The application process is extremely length and we would advise you to apply immediately. The Disability & Dyslexia Service will be happy to assist you in making this application to us. The Univeristy will also offer International and European students' reasonable adjustments to those who are eligible. All information received will be treated confidentially and used to ensure that your are sufficiently supported throughout the application process and if you are offered a place on your chosen course.
If you have any questions about how the Disabilities and Dyslexia Service can support you, and to discuss what support you may need at university, please use the details below:
Tel: 020 7133 2188 / 020 7320 2370
Important dates and deadlines for international students.
Find out the English language requirements you need to obtain entry onto a course.