Courses include biomedical science, dietetics and nutrition, psychology, and sports science and therapy
Individual and community wellbeing lies at the core of our health, dietetics, nutrition and sports programmes. Our graduates progress to specialist roles in the public sector, fitness industry, local and national government, the charity sector and in research.
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Our undergraduate health courses
Biomedical Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree will prepare you for study at undergraduate level, while providing you with scientific knowledge of biomedical science and disease processes.
Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)
This course is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which is essential if you plan to train as a state-registered medical laboratory scientific officer (biomedical scientist).
Counselling and Coaching - BSc (Hons)
Our Counselling and Coaching BSc (Hons) course offers you the exciting opportunity to obtain an academic degree whilst aiming towards full British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) membership.
Dietetics - BSc (Hons)
The Dietetics BSc degree is an intensive course, designed to support you in developing the necessary skills to become a dietitian in three years.
Dietetics and Nutrition - BSc (Hons)
This degree will help you develop the relevant knowledge and skills to become a dietitian. You'll study life and nutritional sciences, exploring the role of diet and nutrition in disease prevention and treatment.
Herbal Medicinal Science (Top-Up) - BSc (Hons)
This is a top-up course available to students of the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. As well as studying additional modules during your time at SUTCM, you'll complete a fourth year through London Met and receive a dual award.
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)
If you're passionate about improving human health through better nutrition and disease prevention, this course, accredited by the Association for Nutrition, will give you an excellent grounding in both scientific and applied public health nutrition.
Medical Bioscience (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Medical Bioscience (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is a four-year course that will provide you with the perfect start to your university education.
Medical Bioscience - BSc (Hons)
Undertake a deeper investigation into the medical bioscience understanding of health and disease with this degree.
Medical Sciences (two-year accelerated degree) - BSc (Hons)
The Medical Sciences course enables you to gain a full BSc university degree in just two years.
Psychology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Psychology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is an alternative route into higher education if you don't meet the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.
Psychology - BSc (Hons)
Study psychological theory and evidence-based knowledge in genetics, child development, personality and more to better understand human behaviour.
Psychology and Sociology - BSc (Hons)
Fascinated by people's behaviour? Explore the different genetic, biological, individual, social and developmental factors that make up humans today.
Public Health and Health Promotion (Top-up) - BSc (Hons)
With the increasing importance placed on health promotion, public health, and the social determinants of health by society, this exciting new top-up degree is ideal if you want to extend your knowledge and make a difference to peoples' health and wellbeing.
Sport and Exercise Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is an alternative route into undergraduate study if you don't have the necessary qualifications to begin your studies on the standard three-year course.
Sport and Exercise Science - BSc (Hons)
Sport and exercise sciences involve the provision of support services to elite athlete, public health and fitness, as well as special populations such as the elderly and hospital patients.
Sport Psychology, Coaching and Physical Education (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is designed to help you enter higher education if you can't meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year degree.
Sport Psychology, Coaching and Physical Education - BSc (Hons)
The Sport Psychology, Coaching and Physical Education BSc will give you access to our sports hall, sports science labs and highly trained staff.
Sports and Dance Therapy (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Sport and Dance Therapy (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is a four-year degree that includes a foundation year. This preparatory year will teach you fundamental skills in sport and dance therapy, full preparing you for the following three years of your degree.
Sports and Dance Therapy - BSc (Hons)
Developed in partnership with the Society of Sports Therapists (SST), this unique course teaches you to assess, treat and rehabilitate athletes and dancers following injury or dysfunction.
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.
News and success stories from our health courses
London Met PhD candidate wins nutrition award
Greg Lessons took home a prize at the Public Sector Catering Awards, in recognition of his work to pioneer a dietary and lifestyle intervention programme for firefighters.
A new framework for screening ADHD and Autism
Children with neurodiverse conditions tend to respond differently to spatial categorisation tests than neurotypical children, meaning these tests may help inform earlier diagnoses.
The Mozart effect on short-term memory
London Met research shows listening to Mozart improves short-term memory - while the music of fellow Austrian composer, Mahler, degrades it.
Final year Dietetics students join NHS to fight COVID-19
Student dietitians are supporting the NHS by joining the temporary HCPC register, for the crucial work of developing tube feeding plans for patients requiring ventilation.
Foodie Founders join enterprise day
A bespoke workshop gave vital insight into marketing, retail and distribution for students and graduates looking at starting their own food or drinks business.
Dietetics and nutrition grad wins prize at conference
Anna Monen won Best Abstract in the Nutrition Support category for her study exploring malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients.
Not enough women in STEM? It might be down to the parents, a new study suggests.
Parents who only have female children are less likely to pick technical toys for their kids, even if they score highly on the autism-spectrum quotient.
Graduate Stories | Angelika Napierała
Angelika Napierala, a Sports and Dance Therapy graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met
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.
Dietetics Postgrads tackle unhealthy public advertising
Two London Met Postgrads found almost 70% of advertisements in Tower Hamlets promoting an unhealthy lifestyle
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.
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.
Students' business idea wins silver in national competition
The winners of the 2018 Big Idea Challenge creative category win silver in Ecotrophelia UK.