Here at London Metropolitan University we place students at the centre of everything we do. Our postgraduate programmes are informed by current thinking and practice and many are designed by employers and professionals. To best meet your needs, we offer most courses on both a full and part-time basis. We also offer work experience and volunteering opportunities, free careers advice, and numerous networking events to help you stand out in the job market.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • London Met invests in you: from our purpose-built newsroom to our state-of-the-art superlab, we aim to create a stimulating and unique learning environment.
  • We go the extra mile with our investment.
  • London Met puts students at the centre of all we do.



London Metropolitan University has a rich history with strong educational roots dating back to 1848.

The University as it is today was created in 2002 with the merging of London Guildhall University and the University of North London, the first merger between two universities in the UK.


  • An undergraduate course (known as a bachelor's degree) is usually the first degree students apply for and normally takes three years to complete.
  • Whether you're looking to change career direction, improve your job prospects or simply pursue a passion, London Met is an excellent choice for postgraduate study.
  • If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing an extended degree.
  • Our professional courses give you a recognised industry qualification or prepare you for professional body exams.
  • Short courses
  • International Foundation Programme
  • English language courses
  • Teacher training courses
  • Research degrees


London Met is home to important centres of research and staff undertake innovative, relevant, and evidence-based research, as well as offering consultancy and training, in areas such as:

  • Urban policy
  • Migration and migrants
  • Education with a commitment to social justice
  • Violence against women and children and the emergence of trafficking
  • Work and working lives
  • Banking, finance and economics
  • Intelligent systems
  • Nutrition
  • Architecture for rapid change and scarce resources
  • Curation and socially engaged art practices
  • Religion and politics
  • Politics learning and teaching in higher education


London Metropolitan University provides a high quality Careers and Employability Service, which enables students and graduates to make informed choices about their career options, develop relevant skills and stand out in a competitive job market.

We do this in 4 main ways:

  • Careers information, advice & guidance
  • Job Shop (Met Temps & Job Shop Online)
  • Employer events
  • Volunteering

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (3)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)


Student services

We have a range of student support services in place to help you make the most of your degree including study groups to guide you through research techniques or dissertation writing. We can also provide advice on funding, accommodation and careers.

Housing services

The Accommodation Bureau provides information and advice on:

  • finding accommodation in external student halls of residence and hostels
  • searching for private rented accommodation (flatshares, whole flat and house rentals)
  • single semester and short stay accommodation, including homestay and hotels and B&Bs
  • living in private rented accommodation: guidance on rental contracts and flat sharing with other students
  • advice about summer accommodation
  • landlord services: opportunities for landlords and agents to advertise properties to our students

Library services

Our libraries house over half a million library print items, a growing collection of electronic resources, and staff to help you locate and use them. You will have free email and Internet access, and, to save time, self-service machines in the libraries allow you to borrow and return your own material.

ICT services

Each library has open access networked PCs with printing, copying and media facilities, and Wi-Fi so you can use your own laptop – look out for the MetNet signs. Macs are also available in some locations. Most library computers can be booked for use at specific times, so that you know a computer is available when you want to use one.

Student Life

Campus life

Outside of lectures and study, our students take advantage of the buzzing nightlife in east London, the beautiful Royal parks, cheap eats in Brixton, live music in Camden and the museums, galleries and theatres dotted all over the city.

  • Feeling peckish?

Exmouth Market is crammed full of tasty places to eat and drink and is just a quick bus ride from our Holloway campus.

  • Get cultural

The National Gallery, Tate Modern and the V&A are just a few of Londons free galleries.

  • Around town

Fancy a dose of crazy golf, cocktails and burgers? Check out Swingers in Shoreditch, the newest indoor entertainment craze bound to be a hole load of fun.

Sports facilities

London Met Students’ Union runs a large number of sports clubs for students wanting to participate. A number of our teams regularly represent London Met in the British Universities College Sports (BUCS) championships and the London Universities Sport Leagues (LUSL).

Looking to take fitness classes or start a new exercise routine? Our Fitness and Recreation centres include excellent facilities and a variety of classes at the lowest fees for our students. London Met has gyms at both of our Holloway and Aldgate campuses with state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment, a full-sized basketball court complete with scoreboard, and a dance and fitness studio.

Student clubs

An independent, democratic organisation, the Students’ Union, LondonMetSU, voices the views and concerns of our students on a range of issues relating to the University and the wider community. Each and every student has the opportunity to stand and be elected, so if you’re keen to gain experience of working for a large and influential organisation, or would like to help make key decisions about the University.

There’s a whole range of clubs to join at London Met – Blues, Rock and Metal Society, South Asian Students Society, V2 Law Society, Liberal Society, Aviation Society, Model United Nations Society and LGBT – but if none of these catch your eye, it’s always possible to set up your own.


London Metropolitan University has accreditation from the following institutions:

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
  • Chartered Mathematician (CMath)
  • Society of Biology
  • Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

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