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



Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Abitur
  • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
  • Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife
  • Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife

An aggregate mark of 1,0 (sehr gut), 2,0 (gut) and 3,0 (befriedigend) out of 5

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.

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Diplom
  • Magister Artium
  • Staatsexamen
  • Bachelor
  • Fachhochschul-Diplom

Marks of 1,0 (Sehr gut) to 2,5 (Gut)

International Foundation Programme

Fachabitur, Fachhochschulreife or Abitur with an aggregate mark between 3.2 (befriedigend) and 4 (ausreichend)

Mathematics and English requirements




Allegmeine Hochschulreife (Abitur) with grade 7-10 in Advanced English. For those who do not meet this requirement, please see our English language requirements.

Mathematics (if applicable to your course)

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Realschulabschluss with satisfactory = 7 points out of 15
  • Abitur/Fachhochschulreife/Reifeprüfung/ Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife with a minimum of ausreichend = 4 out of 5

Applying from Germany

Everything you need to know about applying to study with us from Germany, including details on how you can meet us in your own country, get in touch with local representatives and hear from our German alumni about their London Met experience.

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Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.