A culture of research

Undertake a research degree at London Met

London Met has a vibrant research community and an active Postgraduate Research Student Society. Approximately 350 students are conducting research at London Met on either a full-time or part-time basis. You can undertake a research degree (PhD or MPhil) or professional doctorate at London Met and you'll find a list of our available research courses in this section. Visit the individual course pages to find out how to apply.

"The supervisory team was excellent - they had first rate knowledge and research expertise, were highly supportive and always willing to help. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at London Met and would recommend studying here for a doctorate." Dr Deborah Butcher

Research and knowledge exchange are central to the culture of intellectual enquiry at London Met. Research and collaboration underpin the University's consultancy work and our engagements with our partners in business, industry, public bodies and local communities. You will be inspired by an international body of lecturers actively engaged with world-class research. Our schools have established centres of research, units and institutes to investigate and address important social, economic, political, cultural, scientific and technological challenges.

Contact us

If you have queries about undertaking a research degree at London Met please contact the Research and Postgraduate Office.

Research at London Met

Preparing your research degree application

Funding your research degree

Student profiles

Said Aris Tarabi

PhD in Counselling Psychology

"One thing that I value most about London Met is that the lecturers have always tried to do what was best for me, and I cannot thank them enough for the professionalism that they have exhibited."

Calogero Giametta

PhD student

"I have been conducting my research fieldwork with people who claim asylum in the UK because of fear of persecution in their countries of origin due to their sexual orientation and, or gender identity."

Christina Nicole Giannikas

PhD in Applied Linguistics

"Central to my study are student-centred teacher and student-student interactions within English language classrooms..."

Francesco Gaudesi

MPhil/PhD graduate

"London Met was the first to respond, and I was keen to start on the course."

Jo Mackenzie

MSc Health Psychology, Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology

"Learning at London Metropolitan University is unique because you have such a wide variety of people doing the courses; they come from different cultural backgrounds, different nationalities and there are many people with different experiences."

Keiron McConnell

Professional Doctorate in Policing, Security and Community Safety, Gangs

"The pursuit of the Doctorate from London Met University John Grieve Centre has enhanced my work as a police officer, as a community advocate on the subject of gangs and as a sessional professor at three local universities in British Columbia."

Hani Nori

Professional Doctorate in Policing, Security and Community Safety

"Mentoring and guidance, in addition to the very rare expertise in aviation security at doctoral level, were some of the many reasons why I am a London Met student today."

Terese Jonsson

PhD in contemporary feminism

"My aim is to explore what kind of stories of the feminist past are told (as well as what the silences are)."

Yuba Raj Baral

PhD in international health and health research policy

"Before joining London Met as a research student, I worked as a lecturer with the Population Gender and Development Programme in Pokhara University, Nepal, and was involved with various public health-related research projects in Nepal."

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