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 as well as 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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Joint event: London Met and Physiological Society to explore safe, effective exercise participation
Taking place on 12 November, the 90 minute seminar will emphasise translating the language of science into practical exercise and activity.
PhD candidate wins award for epilepsy research
Nada Abuknesha has also published her first research paper on drug-resistant epilepsy.
Getting ahead in a research career
London Met student Muskaan discusses her experiences of undertaking extended scientific research placements, and the importance of research opportunities for undergraduates.
London Met’s Pharmaceutical Science courses accredited by Academy of Pharmaceutical Science
London Met is one of only four universities in the UK and Ireland to receive accreditation, which highlights that its courses meet the high standards of the APS.
London Met ranks sixth in UK for teaching quality in new Good Uni Guide
Overall, the University climbed 25 places in the Times and Sunday Times league table, with teaching quality and student experience shown to be of a particularly high standard.
London Met surges in Guardian league tables
High scores in student satisfaction, value added and spend-per-student contributed to London Met rising 31 places in the league table.
London Met recognised for gender equality work
Bronze Athena Swan award a significant landmark as work begins on Silver accreditation.
"I got huge support from day one"
Habiba Elbeh credits the support she got from her professors in pushing her forward to graduate with a first-class Pharmaceutical Science degree.
"Studying alongside people from different cultures gives you different perspectives"
Completing a degree amid the pandemic was a challenge for new Psychology grad Alice, but her experiences of it provided an important component for her first-class dissertation.
"London Met was one of the best choices of my life"
Graduating in London was a long-held dream of Veronica Bucciacchio's, who this week is achieving just that as she collects a Sports and Exercise Science BSc.
Expanding the role of pharmacists in general practice
A new editorial co-authored by London Met Professor of Applied Health Research, Duncan Stewart, explores the potential of Structured Medication Reviews (SMR).
Injury and rehab clinic organises pop-up at local 5k run
The clinic’s sports therapists will be providing the runners with expert injury advice.
Heightened risk of disease as a means of terrorism, say international security experts
Although Covid-19 has heightened concerns about the impact of disease outbreaks, there is not enough awareness about the extent of the dangers of deliberately-caused disease.
Student success at Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition
Three enterprise projects from the University have made it to the semi-final of this year’s competition, and are in the running for a £20,000 start-up grant.
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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.