Information for students applying from Sri Lanka

Based in one of the world's most exciting capital cities, we're home to a diverse community of inspiring and determined learners, teachers and innovative thinkers, representing over 120 nationalities. 

Dedicated to employability

We take pride in helping our students reach their goals and succeed in their careers. All of our undergraduate courses include some form of work-related learning, such as a placement, client project or on-campus work experience, and many courses are accredited by professional bodies. 

Budding entrepreneurs can even launch their business ideas with the support and guidance of our business incubator – Accelerator. our international graduates looking to work in the uk after their studies will even be assisted in finding work opportunities with Tier-2 sponsoring employers.

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the University, our courses, or need some help with your application please contact us 

Keyan Zhu
International Recruitment Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 207 133 2949

Want to speak to someone in your own country? Check out our list of local reps!

Key information for students from Sri Lanka

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course


Undergraduate  We would normally expect student's form Sri Lanka to complete A levels. For students undertaking A levels, the required A level scores are listed in each undergraduate course listing.
Four-year degree including a foundation year Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate foundation year degree programme.
Postgraduate A completed Special Degree (normally four years long) from a recognised institution. Grade B, or 55%, or a 2:2 classification or above
International foundation programme

Pass in A levels.

Mathematics and English requirements




We accept the following country-specific qualification(s):

  • Standard SELT required unless they have studied a London Met bachelors degree at a partner campus in Nepal or Sri Lanka in which case we can exempt.

We also accept all of these general English language requirements.

Mathematics (if applicable to your course)

GCE O-level Mathematics. C grade, or 50% pass or above

Esoft International Education (PVT) Ltd

Global Study Partners



We work closely with ESOFT Metro Campus in Sri Lanka to deliver courses that lead to a university award. For more information about our partnerships in Sri Lanka, please send us an email.

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Our international team

We offer a welcoming and supportive environment situated in one of the world’s greatest cities. Our international students come from all over the world, giving you the opportunity to meet people from a variety of different backgrounds. No matter where you're from, we'll ensure you have the best possible university experience and, if you need support during your time with us, our international advisers can provide valuable information and advice.

Our students from Sri Lanka

Vinuri Keenawinna, Food Science MSc

"I was nervous about moving to another country, leaving behind loved ones and adjusting to a different lifestyle. However, it became easier with time and London Met was very supportive towards international students. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming, enabling new students to settle in with ease. Interacting and communicating with my classmates and lecturers also gave me confidence at the start."

Sellapperumage Rakitha Anthony Fernando, International Banking and Finance MSc

"As an international student moving to another country, it can always be challenging at the startAlthough once youve got used to the environment and the culture, life starts to get very easy. London Met isn’t just a university that helps you to gain a degree, it’s a university that provides extracurricular activities, entertainment, career guidance and much more."

Read Sellapperumage Rakitha Anthony Fernando's full story here

Mark Shenall Schubert, Computing (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

"London is a city that I have always dreamt of visiting. It is one of the most beautiful, popular cities in the world and a city that is full of entertainment and life. London is also home to some of the best universities in the world that have produced many brilliant mastermind alumnus. With such a large cultural diversity and city that is like the epicenter of the worldwho wouldn’t love to study and live in London!"

Read Mark's full student story

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Mark Shenall Schubert, pictured above, Computing (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) student

Read Mark's full student story

Fees and funding

Funding is often available to help you with your course fees. Find out more about our scholarships and our early payment discount.

Find out more about life in London

Living in London is a fantastic experience as a student – with so many places to explore, things to do and people to meet. Whether it's working in the UK, the cost of living or how to register with a doctor, we understand that as an international student you may have some questions and concerns about moving to London – we hope that the information below will help answer your questions.