Courses include community development, international relations, politics, social work, sociology and youth studies
These undergraduate courses are designed for those wanting to make a difference to people’s lives and the community. We have excellent relationships with local London authorities and many of our degrees lead to professional accreditation, giving our graduates the skills and connections they’ll need to forge a successful career.
Our graduates are helping people in communities around the world, working with adults, children and families, older people, people with mental health issues and those with learning disabilities. We also have graduates in the Civil Service, Friends of the Earth, the UK Department for International Development, the European Union and the United Nations – some have also gone on to become Members of Parliament.
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Our undergraduate community development, international relations, politics, social care, sociology and youth studies courses
Community Development and Leadership (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Community Development and Leadership (including a foundation year) BSc is a four-year course that is perfect if don't meet the requirements to enter the standard degree.
Community Development and Leadership - BSc (Hons)
This course is validated by the Endorsement and Quality Standards Board for Community Development and the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Diplomacy and International Relations - BA (Hons)
Explore contemporary diplomacy against the changing nature of world politics in this highly innovative course. Lecturers with nationally recognised expertise guide you through issues of international terrorism, climate change and violent conflict, and introduce you to the practices of a variety of international actors including Greenpeace, the United Nations, and even celebrities and private individuals.
Health and Social Care (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is designed for those who want to progress their career in health and social care, but don't meet the entry requirements for the undergraduate course.
Health and Social Care (Top-up) - BSc (Hons)
Our Health and Social Care (Top-up) BSc degree is aligned to the standards specified by Skills for Health (the Skills Council for the NHS) so, once you've successfully completed the course, you'll be able to demonstrate to employers your advanced skills which conform to the National Occupational Standards.
Health and Social Care - BSc (Hons)
Our degree is designed to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills required for a professional career in the health and social care sector.
International Relations (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
If you're passionate about international relations but don't have the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree, this four-year course is perfect for you.
International Relations - BA (Hons)
Examine key issues relating to power, race, gender and poverty on our International Relations BA degree at London Met. Explore the history of social movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter.
International Relations and Law - BA (Hons)
Explore how law and international relations interrelate and how to use your legal knowledge in an international, diplomatic and political context.
International Relations and Politics - BA (Hons)
Explore key issues of race, gender, sexuality, power and poverty alongside topical global politics. You can also study social movements such as #BlackLivesMatter and the Stonewall riots.
International Relations with Languages - BA (Hons)
This topical degree course allows you to specialise in two disciplines, providing you with a greater career choice and a range of highly transferable skills.
Politics (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
This degree is designed for those who are passionate about the study of politics but don't hold the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.
Politics - BA (Hons)
Study topical politics from around the world, including Trumpism, Brexit or the role of China in global politics. You can also explore political spin and propaganda in the media.
Social Work (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
An alternative route into social work studies if you don't meet the requirements to enter the standard undergraduate degree.
Social Work - BSc (Hons)
Our Social Work BSc offers entry into a profession that has its history rooted in the principles of equality and social justice.
Sociology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is designed to lead to an undergraduate qualification in sociology if you don't hold the necessary requirements or qualifications to enter the undergraduate degree.
Sociology - BSc (Hons)
In one of the most culturally diverse and socially complex cities in the world, you'll be introduced to ideas on globalisation, social inequality, identity, and ethnicity and race.
Youth Studies (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course in youth studies will give you the opportunity to enter an undergraduate degree if you don't have the necessary requirements to enter the traditional three-year course.
News and success stories from our public, social care and third sector courses
How can we respond to the challenges of homelessness?
A recent conference at London Met explored the causes and consequences of homelessness, and how it has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Is there a populist foreign policy?
A new paper from Dr Angelos Chryssogelos focuses on the broader approaches that populists take to questions of foreign policy beyond Europe and in their attitudes to Atlanticism.
Angels of Mercy
Professor Louise Ryan featured on a podcast exploring the story of the women who left Ireland to train and work as nurses in England.
Pontins and 'No Irish Need Apply': the prejudice that refuses to die
Professor Louise Ryan and Professor Don MacRaild explore the enduring anti-Irish prejudice in Britain following the reveal that holiday firm Pontins holds a blacklist of Irish surnames.
London Met academic helps secure compensation for thousands of abuse survivors
As many as 2000 individuals who were abused in the care of Islington Council could receive compensation, following the work of the Islington Survivors Network.
Public shaming in Russia
A new research project will explore public shaming in Russia from the post-Stalin period to the present day.
What's driving foreign policy in Turkey?
A new policy report by London Met’s Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk argues that Turkey’s post-2016 foreign policy rests on ideas of militarisation, Islam, civilisation and power.
Religion, Identity and Power
A new book from London Met lecturer Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, which explores the ethnoreligious transformation of Turkey and the Balkans, was launched last week.
How relationships changed in lockdown
A new study aimed to find out how confinement had impacted upon our domestic, work, social and leisure habits.
Britain and China's 'deteriorating' relationship
Head of Politics and International Relations Dr Andrew Moran weighs in on hostility in Sino-UK relations, and the news that China has banned BBC World News from broadcasting.
Exploring migrants' responses in contexts of 'unsettling events'
Senior Professor of Sociology and Director of London Met’s Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre, Louise Ryan, gave the keynote lecture at a recent migration conference.
Turkey and the Balkans: Europeanisation and De-Europeanisation
London Met lecturer to co-chair major conference.
Britain 'at the back of the queue'?
Dr Andrew Moran, Head of Politics and International Relations, says Biden's election may have made it harder to establish a UK-US trade deal post-Brexit.
What will US-China relations look like under Biden?
Dr Andrew Moran, Head of Politics and International Relations, says Biden is entering a relationship with China that is different to the one he left as Vice-President four years ago.