Offering a wide range of courses in subjects including biosciences, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, health sciences and nursing.
Our School of Human Sciences offers a wide range of courses in subjects including biosciences, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, health sciences (including sports sciences, sports therapy, physiotherapy, dietetics and nutrition) and nursing, which is brand new for 2023. Students in the School 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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Undergraduate courses in our School of Human Sciences
Biochemistry - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Biochemistry BSc degree teaches the fundamentals of the molecular and physiological aspects of life. Apply now to make fascinating discoveries.
Biological Science - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Biological Science BSc degree will help you explore life processes as different levels of complex interactions. Apply now and start studying life.
Biomedical Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This London Met degree with foundation year allows those who don't meet standard entry requirements to study biomedical science at undergraduate level. Apply now!
Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)
The Biomedical Science degree course at London Metropolitan University is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Apply now!
Chemistry (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This Chemistry BSc degree with foundation year at London Met combines lab experience with deep theoretical knowledge. Apply now and start your degree.
Chemistry - BSc (Hons)
On London Met's Chemistry BSc degree course, you will learn the principles of chemistry and gain laboratory experience. Apply now for a career in chemistry.
Dietetics - BSc (Hons)
The Dietetics BSc degree course at London Met will prepare you with the necessary skills to become a dietician in three years. Apply now to start your degree.
Dietetics and Nutrition - BSc (Hons)
In this Dietetics and Nutrition degree course, you will study life and nutritional sciences and the role of diet in disease prevention. Study to become a nutritionist.
Forensic Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This Forensic Science degree course has a built-in foundation year, designed to support you as you enter higher education. Apply now and start your degree.
Forensic Science - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Forensic Science BSc degree is a fascinating course develops your analytical skills through problem solving and hands-on lab work. Apply now.
Human Nutrition (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is designed to enable you to enter an undergraduate degree in human nutrition if can't meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year degree.
Human Nutrition - BSc (Hons)
This Human Nutrition course, accredited by the Association for Nutrition, will give you an excellent grounding in scientific and applied public health nutrition.
Nursing (Adult) - BSc (Hons)
On our Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) you'll develop the skills required to become a registered adult nurse through academic study and hands-on placements. Apply now and start your career!
Pharmaceutical Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in pharmaceutical science but don't have the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year degree.
Pharmaceutical Science - BSc (Hons)
London Met's Pharmaceutical Science degree course examines drug design, targets and delivery through theoretical teaching and lab work. Apply and Join us.
Pharmaceutical Science - MSci
This Pharmaceutical Science MSci is a four-year course designed to teach you about the methods used to develop safe and efficient drugs. Apply now.
Pharmacology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is the perfect start to your studies if you're interested in starting a career in science, but can't meet the entry requirements for a traditional degree in pharmacology.
Pharmacology - BSc (Hons)
Pharmacology studies drugs and how they interact with living systems. This practical degree course will teach you key laboratory and analytical skills. Apply.
Sport and Exercise Science - BSc (Hons)
The Sport and Exercise Sciences BSc will teach you the provision of support services to elite athletes and public health. Apply now and join London Met.
Sport Psychology, Coaching and Physical Education - BSc (Hons)
The Sport Psychology, Coaching and Physical Education BSc degree will give you access to our sports hall, sports science labs and highly trained staff. Apply!
Sports Therapy (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is designed to help you enter an undergraduate degree in sports therapy if you don't hold the necessary requirements to begin the standard three-year course.
Postgraduate courses in our School of Human Sciences
Biomedical Science - MSc
Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science, our Biomedical Science MSc is ideal for biology, medicine, biomedical and life sciences graduates.
Biomedical Studies (Distance Learning) - MSc
The online Biomedical Studies (Distance Learning) MSc is designed for those who want to progress in biomedical science.
Blood Science (Distance Learning) - MSc
Our Blood Science (Distance learning) MSc is taught online and accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
Cancer Immunotherapy - MSc
Our Cancer Immunotherapy master's draws on expertise from our Cellular and Molecular Immunology Research Centre.
Cancer Pharmacology - MSc
The Cancer Pharmacology master's will develop your knowledge and understanding of how chemotherapeutic agents are used to target and kill cancer cells.
Dietetics and Nutrition - MSc
Our Dietetics and Nutrition MSc is an intensive course suitable for graduates with a scientific background wishing to pursue a career as a dietitian.
Doctor of Philosophy - MPhil / Phd
PhD students at London Metropolitan University benefit from a supportive environment, as well as expert supervision by academics researching in a wide range of disciplines.
Food Science - MSc
The Food Science MSc provides advanced study opportunities that build on your previous experience in an appropriate first-degree course. This degree enables you to upgrade existing qualifications and gain new knowledge and skills.
Human Nutrition - MSc
The Human Nutrition MSc at London Met helps you develop practical skills and is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Apply now.
Master of Philosophy - MPhil
With this Master of Philosophy programme, you'll benefit from a supportive environment and expert supervision by academics researching in a wide range of disciplines.
Medical Genomics - MSc
Our Medical Genomics MSc provides access to specialist laboratories, guest lecturers and the opportunity for work experience in Colombia.
Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems - MSc
The Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems MSc modules are taught by experts in their field and supported by an online learning environment.
Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) - MSc
Study to become a physiotherapist at London Met, with excellent training and opportunities to support people in improving their health and lifestyle.
Latest news from the School of Human SciencesView all Latest news from the School of Human Sciences
London Met experts host workshop discussing biological security
The Biological Security Research Centre at London Met recently held a hybrid workshop with scientific experts from across the globe.
London Met student selected as finalist in National STEM Awards
Nada Abuknesha, a student from the School of Human Sciences, was shortlisted for the STEM for Britain poster competition.
London Met set to host the GL Brown Prize Lecture Series
A series of lectures will be held at London Met in conjunction with the Physiological Society.
London Met undergraduates present research at prestigious international conference
Two students from the School of Human Sciences presented their Chemistry research at the World Congress on Undergraduate Research
Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Dietetics and Nutrition Teaching at London Met
Wednesday 11 January marked 70 years of dietician training at the university.
London Met awarded £5.8 million to support creation of nursing courses
University given maximum award from the Office for Students to create courses that address critical nursing shortages in London.
London Met team published in distinguished chemistry journal
A research collaboration between the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science group and a group of students was published in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Preparing for global biological security education
London Met Professor addressed an exciting new education initiative at an international conference.
London Met academics among the most cited in the world
Five researchers from the University feature in the top 2% most impactful academics globally, according to data from Elsevier and Stanford University.
The importance of 'dual use' research for international biosecurity
Lijun Shang and his colleagues advocate for increased biosecurity education and awareness of the importance of training personnel in ethical reviewing in a letter published in Nature.
London Met supports British Neuroscience Association’s scholars programme
The programme will create fairness and opportunity for neuroscience students of all backgrounds.
"Major improvement" needed in biosecurity education of life scientists, say experts
The research identified key deficiencies in security education in bioscience, including a lack of people with expertise in humanities and ethics, and a lack of translated material.
London Met student awarded Royal Society of Chemistry research bursary
Undergraduate chemistry student Fizaa Omran won the prestigious bursary and got the chance to participate in a research project.
London Met welcomes Julie-Ann Maclaren as Head of Nursing
We caught up with Dr Maclaren, who is leading the development of the University’s new Nursing programmes, which will begin next year.
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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.