School of Social Sciences and Professions

Demonstrating the relevance of the social sciences and professions as a tool for effecting societal change.

London Met is home to a vibrant academic community covering a range of subjects such as criminology, community work, education, international relations, policing, politics, psychology and social work. Our aim is to effect change in society through demonstrating the value of social sciences and professions.

Pave the way for a successful career

Our graduates have gone on to forge successful careers in organisations including the European Union, the United Nations, the Metropolitan Police, the civil service, local authorities, the voluntary sector, housing associations and the NHS.

Learn from world-class lecturers

Our lecturers contribute to real-world issues on a local, national and global scale. They are experienced probation service professionals, teachers, senior police officers and world-leading researchers on feminist theory. In addition to our own academic experts, leading thinkers including diplomats, politicians, industry professionals and psychologist practitioners regularly contribute to a lively schedule of events.

Gain professional accreditation

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, including the British Psychological Society and Social Work England.

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