At London Met we take pride in helping you reach your potential, providing you with a range of flexible courses, student support and opportunities to excel not only during your time at the University but also in your future career. We put your job prospects at the heart of our curriculum by helping you find placements, work experience and voluntary opportunities across a wide variety of organisations.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community with students from more than 120 different nationalities. Joining one of our many societies and sports clubs will help get you into the swing of student life and be part of our diverse and welcoming community.
We are constantly evolving and investing in order to provide students with state-of-the-art facilities. These range from our £30 million Science Centre and purpose-built art and design studios to our mock courtroom and £100,000 journalism newsroom.
With our first-class facilities, career focus, teaching excellence and location in one of the world’s most exciting capital cities, we’re committed to providing you with the best possible university experience.
At London Met:
- Our business incubator Accelerator supports companies who have generated a combined revenue of £21 million in a single year.
- We're in the heart of London – which has been ranked the best city in the world for university students (QS higher education group, 2018).
- Our alumni include Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, comedian Vic Reeves, singer Sinead O’Connor, actor Noel Clarke and Cobra Beer founder Lord Bilimoria.
Explore London Met
Our commitment to equity and inclusion
Join our inclusive and welcoming community
Our Centre for Equity and Inclusion sits at the heart of our University, creating a cohesive and harmonious community united by the pursuit of excellence in social justice.
Contributing towards a greener London
Over the past few years we've been widely recognised for our sustainability improvements and won numerous awards for our environmental performance.
Kick-start your career
Build your career at London Met
We place your job prospects at the heart of everything we do, from our innovative work-related learning module and careers service to our very own business incubator.
Our outstanding services and facilities
Benefit from our excellent range of resources
We have state-of-the-art learning, library and IT facilities. We also offer fantastic support services, from accommodation and careers advice to counselling and disability support.
Giving back to our city
Through our civic network, we are on a mission to tackle the inequalities facing London, to improve people’s lives and to deliver social justice.
Student blogs and vlogs
Get an insight into life at London Met
See what our students get up to a normal day of classes, hear what they think about various topics and read what they have to say about their studies and life in London.
A wealth of opportunities
Our location in the very heart of London, one of the world’s most exciting capital cities, gives you access to a wealth of cultural, culinary, social and work opportunities.
Join our community of entrepreneurs
Our business incubator Accelerator can provide you with all the advice, support, networks, knowledge and resources you need to make your business idea a reality.
Life at London Met
There are many ways to get involved with university life at London Met. After all, it’s not all about studying and exams.
What our students sayView all
Furniture Design BA
"For the V&A I designed some furniture for homeless people out of the V&A's old packing crates that ship artwork all over the world... The lecturers at London Met really helped us find these opportunities and put us in touch with the right people."
Public Administration MA (MPA)
"While I was reviewing different universities’ public administration courses, London Met's work placement module particularly attracted my attention."
Woman and Child Abuse MA
"Having the privilege to be granted a scholarship from Chevening was and is still a turning point in my life."
Advertising and Marketing Communications BA
"The training that I received at London Met gave me the confidence to be a co-founder of Cultural Signatures. To have the academic support from the University behind me whilst doing this has been invaluable."
Egheosa Abifade RD
Dietetics and Nutrition BSc
"I was fortunate to be taught by current NHS practising dietitians. I had exams where actors were brought in to play patients and access to a simulated mock-NHS hospital ward in our placement preparation modules. The course really prepared me to go straight out into the working world."
Data Analytics MBA
"I have really enjoyed the cohort size, as it allows for great discussion between students. I have also found my professors to be very accessible, and it is great how much interaction you get with the tutor."
Marketing and Public Relations BA
The commercial preparation received at London Met has played an important role allowing me to absorb information quickly and focus my efforts on making the right decisions rather than having to understand processes.
Human Resource and Employment Management MA
"My CIPD qualification (the HR professional body) on the course has also boosted my professionalism; I feel more confident to work with my suppliers, business partners and clients."
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Cybersecurity)
"The module leaders are very inspiring"
Master of Business Administration – MBA
"The University presented a wide variety of programme choices and brilliant teachers to learn from. The education I received at London Met helped me understand modern-day consumers, their needs and evolving behaviour as well as changing business models."
Computing BSc (Hons)
"I am happy to have chosen London Met, not just for the facilities but for the people, because London Met is a place where people matter."
Syed Enam Ahammad
Legal Practice Course – PG Dip, Law with International Relations – LLB (Hons)
"During my course, I visited the Local Authority’s offices and town hall, The House of Commons and The House of Lords..."
Master of Public Administration
"My scholarship changed my life and gave me a new start. All the things I dreamed of achieving have now become more reachable and accessible."
Woman and Child Abuse MSc
"I was already working as a domestic violence practitioner, but since undertaking the master's I have been promoted to a senior management role – I have no doubt that my studies have been instrumental in this promotion."
Food Science MSc
"A golden opportunity to contribute my own quota in making the world a better place".
Sports Science and Physical Education BSc, Sports Therapy MSc
“The best part about London Met is the opportunity for work experience”
Digital Media MA
"Being in London makes me feel that if you can achieve something here, then you will be able to achieve it anywhere in the world."
Business Computer Systems (Top Up) BSc (Hons)
"I left all my friends behind in Iraq but London Met made me feel comfortable in no time."
"There is a significant amount of help and support for the students and I totally recommend London Met."
Alcina Kouassi works in an advocacy role at Hestia
"I am glad my degree gave me the right tools to be up to the standards of the demands of my current job."
Pharmaceutical Science - BSc (Hons)
"The three years I’ve spent at London Met have been some of the best years of my life."
Accounting and Finance graduate BA (Hons)
"There were many amazing moments at London Met that I won’t forget, but the main highlight was that my course prepared me for the world of work."
Translation BA and Conference Interpreting MA
"The University is very inclusive and staff and lecturers are always available and ready to help. There are also great facilities at London Met. I loved going to the library, especially during my undergraduate degree!"
Biomedical Science – BSc (Hons)
"I’m really really glad I came here for the people that I met, and the experiences I had."
"I decided to do my final year at London Met after originally coming from somewhere else. It was a somewhat risky challenge and seemed intimidating to go into a new environment, but I am extremely happy with the outcome."
International Relations BA (Hons)
"London Met gives you a platform to shine. The sky is the limit..."
Food Science MSc
"I had the opportunity to take up a postgraduate fellowship in the Houses of Parliament, working with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology."
Fine Art BA, Fine Art (Painting) MA
"The workshops are like playgrounds for adults. The technicians and the school keepers are very friendly, and they really go out of their way to help out. Also at The School of Art, Architecture and Design you get your own studio even if you are part-time, on both the BA and MA."
Public Art and Performance MA
"The Public Art and Performance MA appealed to me as it offered a different approach to making art and challenged me to think differently about my practice."
Digital Forensics and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)
"I’ve had a lot of amazing opportunities so far, that I otherwise would not have had if I hadn’t been at London Met, such as attending competitions, getting involved in real projects and being appointed a Success Coach."
MSc in Public Health
"Coming from the US to the UK might seem like the biggest culture shock, but it was actually a smooth transition for me! If anyone is feeling doubtful about moving over here, London is such a lively city with so much to do. You will definitely find your niche."
Mathematics BSc (Hons), Data Analytics MSc
"Even as a mature student, I've never felt too old to be in university. I enjoyed the University so much that I didn't want to leave!"
LLB Law – Hons
"Exams here are not about memorising information, but about being able to answer to the point, as a barrister would do in court."
Teresa Gomes Arrulo
Psychology BSc (Hons)
"Studying Psychology strongly developed my critical thinking skills, which now encourages me to continuously challenge existent ideas and theories."
Human Resource Management MA
"I support managers in leading and developing their teams, support staff in being effective in their work, and advise on policies and procedures."
Business Information Technology (prize winner) BSc
"I was the final-year project leader which led my team to get a good grade."
Furniture Design MA
"I had access to all sorts of equipment. One month I would be milling wood, the next I would be laser cutting, using spray booths or computer modelling for 3D printing. The facilities were world class."
Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)
"The amount of constructive feedback, the lecturers' dedication to help me succeed and the amount of support we get is is beyond what I expected."
Computer Networking BSc
"Studying at London Met helped gain me the skills, knowledge and the courage to pursue a career in IT."
Airline, Airport and Aviation Management BSc (Hons)
"We get many opportunities to go on course field trips and visit major airports and airline companies nationally and internationally"
Digital Media PhD, Digital Media MA
"I am part of the Postgraduate Research Society and the support that research students give each other is outstanding."
Youth Studies BSc (Hons)
"I can’t wait to graduate, I will be the first in my family – it has been a long journey especially for me... A massive thanks to all the staff and this University."
Mathematics (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)
"I felt bored sitting at home after retirement. I decided it would be a good thing to refresh my brain by coming back to school l and studying something new."
International Marketing Communications MA
"Accelerator was very useful because it allowed me to shape my idea and put it into practice. If I hadn’t applied for the Accelerator programme I wouldn’t have done what I did."
MBA, Health and Social Care BSc
"The fact my product is featured in the BBC Good Food magazine Christmas edition is a direct result of me going to Accelerator."
Pharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons)
"It’s great to learn about the endless opportunities that I can pursue after studying this course at London Met"
MA Woman and Child Abuse
"My scholarship has provided me with opportunities I never expected."
Jewellery BA (Hons)
"I feel very honoured, as my years of training, learning and discovering at the School of Art, Architecture and Design were some of the best, and I am incredibly proud to be an alumna of the School!"
Journalism BA (Hons)
"London Met helped prepare me for a career in the media industry. After graduating I felt confident with all the skills I had learned over the years in my journalism course to break into the industry and here I am!"
Applied Psychology MSc
"Social Psychology is my favourite module. It helps me understand different social aspects of human behaviour in different life situations."
Lord Bilimoria, CBE, DL
“I was fortunate to have studied Law at Cambridge and then Accountancy at London Metropolitan University, which has always stood out as an institution that gives an outstanding education to people regardless of their background.”
Dr Anthony Boateng
Pharmaceutical Science MSc
"With help from my supervisory team at London Met, I was successful in synthesising a very pure form of a potential anti-malarial medication."
Common Professional Exam (CPE)
"The moment I learnt about the possibility of mooting at London Met, I wanted to take part in it. Partly because it is – in some ways – similar to performing on stage, but mostly because I knew I wanted to be a barrister and mooting is an invaluable practice for future advocacy."
Conference Interpreting MA
"I like what the city stands for in terms of diversity, history and cultural and gastronomic richness. In addition, the UK is a hub of educational excellence."
Public Art and Performance MA
"The fact that there are no restrictions on creativity. Every single person on the course comes from a different background or has a unique take on the type of art they like to make. The space (virtual or not) truly becomes a creative hub."
Brian Mzana Mthimkhulu
Sociology BSc (Hons)
"The degree has been most useful in my work as researcher and speech writer in the Ministry of Labour and as a newspaper columnist."
Biomedical Science MSc
"Moving here has changed the way I look at life and has changed my mindset... I love being able to learn what I love in a new country and meeting great friends along the way."
Journalism BA (Hons)
"Over the three years, I learnt everything there is to know about journalism. Not just how to write, but other invaluable skills such as presenting, editing, how to use designing software, media law and interview skills."
"The Library is the best part of the University and is where I have spent my most precious time since being in London."
Creative writing BA (Hons)
"I got my first full-time editing job in 2008, six months after I graduated from London Metropolitan, studying Creative Writing."
"They have a lot of support in place to help students to achieve their best."
Creative Writing and English Literature – BA (Hons)
"London Met cares about its students and goes above and beyond to ensure the student experience is valued at every level. I have had tremendous support from my lecturers and student services who are always willing to assist no matter what."
Early Childhood Studies (BA)
"Working in early years means you are there to make the difference at the foundation of children’s lives, which is an enormous opportunity."
Creative Writing BA (Hons)
"I started my degree when I was in my late twenties which made me a mature student. Because of this, there were some universities who were unable to offer me a place. London Met allowed me to submit a portfolio of work and accepted me based partly on that portfolio. I still feel extremely grateful that I was offered the opportunity. I was determined to do the best I could and I graduated with a first class degree."
Creative Writing and English Literature – BA (Hons)
"When studying in London, you’re surrounded by the arts and you’re never far from somewhere that can inspire you or increase your knowledge and interest in the arts."
Interior Architecture and Design BA
"If you know what degree you want to study, then definitely go to the UK; it’s more affordable, it takes less time and you don’t have to take general classes as it’s very specific to what you want to study."
"The course itself really helped me and it helped me secure my role today."
Sports Therapy BSc
"I now have experience of working with physios in such diverse sporting fields as rugby, football, American football and roller derby as well as spending time overseas."
Event Management and Public Relations BA (Hons)
"London Met has lecturers who have been where you want to be, and who have the experience and knowledge to share with you and help you grow."
"London Met has one advantage that most other universities do not have, and that is the preparatory foundation year."
MBA graduate, News Anchor for Russia Today.
"My London Met experience is truly unforgettable as I studied a variety of useful subjects and most importantly met a lot of interesting people, from very diverse cultural backgrounds."
Master of Business Administration – MBA
"Although I have always had entrepreneurial ideas, being at university and undertaking this course pushed me towards my goal."
Education Studies BA (Hons)
"I’m grateful that the University took me in and gave me opportunities."
International Foundation Programme, Forensic Science BSc
"Coming to the UK was the biggest step I have taken in my life and it has really exposed me to loads of things. It has made me realise that the world is so huge and full of many different people, races, cultures and ways of living."