School of Human Sciences
Offering a wide range of courses in subjects including science, dietetics, and sport.
The School of Human Sciences offers a wide range of courses in subjects including applied biology, biomedical sciences, chemical and pharmaceutical Sciences, nutrition and dietetics, and sports science and therapy. Students have access to an impressive range of specialist facilities as well as support from experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic academics. Graduates of our human sciences degrees have gone on to work for companies such as the NHS, the Nutrition Society, Arsenal and Chelsea Football Clubs, and GlaxoSmithKline, working as consultant nutritionists, sports therapists, lab researchers, food technologists, microbiology technicians, biotechnologists and more.
Benefit from world-class facilities
One of the School of Human Sciences’ greatest assets is our £30 million Science Centre, which features a superlab with more than 280 workstations and is one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe. It also houses specialist laboratories for tissue culture research and microbiology, a nuclear magnetic resonance room, a Category 3 laboratory suite for research on airborne or transferable viruses, nutritional physiology and food technology labs. Students studying sport-related subjects can benefit from London Met’s sports therapy clinic and fitness assessment centre, both of which are found within this impressive £30 million facility.
Many of our human sciences courses are accredited by professional bodies. These include the Association for Nutrition (AfN), the British Dietetic Association, the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Join an active research community
The School of Human Sciences is home to a vibrant research community, which investigates and addresses important scientific challenges. The School has also established a number of research centres and groups, including the Lipidomics and Nutrition Research Centre, the Molecular Systems for Health Research Group, and the Public Health Nutrition and Food Microbiology Research Group.
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Gifts produce the same chemical reaction as being in love, tests show
Tests conducted by Bioscientists at London Metropolitan University have found that gifting someone produces the same chemical reaction as being in love.
Education at London Met cited as 'an example of good practice' by the European Commission
London Metropolitan University has been named as "an example of good practice" and a "source of inspiration for others" by the European Commission, an executive body of the EU.
Tests find traces of faeces on popular restaurant touchscreens
Tests conducted by Dr Paul Matewele, a microbiologist at London Metropolitan University, have found that touchscreens in McDonald’s restaurants carry faeces.
2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners announced
Congratulations to our 2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners. We are proud of your achievements and wish you all the best for the future.
Cash contains potentially life-threatening bacteria, new tests find
Tests conducted by the microbiology team at London Metropolitan University has found life-threatening bacteria on the money we handle every day.
Celebrating the Accelerator
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Accelerator are hosting a launch party to mark the occasion and unveil its new and improved spaces.
Are you what you eat?
A global conference discussing the impact nutrition has on the immune system in health and disease will take place in London Met’s iconic Great Hall.
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Mignon Cristofoli
South African national Mignon worked in finance and as an entrepreneur before London Met helped her pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
Food, glorious food!
The brand new Foodie Founder programme was launched at London Met on Monday 18 June. The one-day workshop is designed to help students with a food or drink business idea.
Sports Therapy students get a taste of entrepreneurship
“As a sports therapy student I am aware that a major career opportunity for me is starting my own business,” says student Lionel Stone.
Research at the School of Human Sciences
Centres of research
Find out about the centres of research based in the School of Human Sciences, and other research institutes, centres and units around the University.
Student and alumni profiles from the School of Human Sciences
Students and alumni who have studied subjects now associated with the School of Human Sciences give us their thoughts about studying at London Metropolitan University.
Dietetic Career Event 2019
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