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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The Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan
There is evidence of human to human transmission by direct contact, but the risk in the UK is low says Dr Gary McLean, Professor in Molecular Immunology.
Careers focused courses strengthen London Met’s postgraduate offer
Ten new postgraduate programmes will provide the necessary preparation for a variety of different career paths.
London Met PhD student named Nutritionist of the Year by the Caroline Walker Trust
Greg Lessons has been named nutritionist of the year by the Caroline Walker Trust for his innovative lifestyle programme for London's firefighters.
National Student Survey success for London Met courses
High scores for overall satisfaction and quality of teaching on a number of London Met courses.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Sports therapists embark on humanitarian mission in Greece
Sports Science Therapy graduates have launched a fundraising page to help achieve their goal of volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
2019 Students’ Union winners announced
The 2019 Students’ Union (SU) winners were announced in a glamourous awards ceremony in the Great Hall.
His Royal Highness The Duke of York returns to London Met
London Met’s Royal Patron met with students and staff on the University’s Holloway campus.
London Met courses accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry
London Met’s Chemistry degree has been accredited for its fantastic delivery of education.
The Salters’ Festival of Chemistry comes to London Met
London Metropolitan University hosted the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry on Tuesday 2 April giving Year 8 and 9 students across London a taste of Chemistry and university life.
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.
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.