• Entry Standards Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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    260
  • Student Satisfaction Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.07 / 5.00
  • Research Quality Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    2.44 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.15 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    58.7 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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    18.1
  • Academic Services Spend Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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    740
  • Facilities Spend Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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    694
  • Good Honours Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    50.2 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    72.7 / 100.0

Following the university's new Strategic Plan in 2015, its mission is: 'Transforming lives through excellent education'. London Metropolitan University is a modern and forward-looking institution built on a 170 year foundation of providing quality education in the heart of the capital. It was founded in 1848 by the Bishop of London as the 'Metropolitan Evening Classes for Working Men'. London Met’s buildings are across three areas in the heart of the capital. All buildings are fully accessible by public transport and within walking distance of several stations.

Entry Requirements

  • The university's primary concern when considering an application is that the candidate demonstrates potential to succeed on their chosen course.
  • Entry requirements differ for each course and candidates are advised to visit course pages on the website for more details.
  • Degree courses: students must be 18 or over; have GCSE grade C in English Language or key skills qualification level 3 or equivalent; GCSE grade C in Maths or equivalent in some cases.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Teaching Methods

  • London Met has more academics who are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy than the sector average, highlighting the university's focus on teaching quality. 60% of London Met lecturers are HEA Fellows, compared to the sector average of 24%.
  • London Met has also introduced its five star student promise, which includes giving students the power to shape their course.
  • Modules are assessed in real-time by students, meaning they can make a difference to the teaching they receive.
  • The university runs a Student Led Module Feedback scheme that gives students the power to affect change on their courses in real time (not just at the end when they provide feedback). This means students get the best learning experience as possible. 
  • There is a work-related learning module for all students on all UG courses. This guarantees students work-related learning during their studies, in the form of an accredited module.

 

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • London Met is committed to offering flexible education for its students.
  • Many courses can be studied on a full- or part-time basis.
  • Students may have the option of beginning their course in February.

Student Services and Facilities

  • London Met's Superlab Science Centre is one of the largest teaching labs in Europe, meaning our students get the lab time they need to build meaningful careers.
  • Our Sir John Cass faculty of Art, Architecture and Design is home to bespoke studios and workshops to enable it's ethos of 'making' to flourish. The university is currently investing heavily in developing even better facilities for The Cass.
  • Guildhall faculty of Business and Law is boasts a Bloomberg suite and mock courtroom to give students a taste of real-world working environments.
  • The university has opened a revamped social/catering area – the Junction – at Holloway campus.

Disability Services

  • Please visit the university's website for information and contact details for advice on disability services.

Students' Union

  • The university's Students' Union is a democratic organisation run by students for students.
  • The SU provides representation, advice and support to students at the university.
  • A great range of social activities, the award-winning Rocket club, club nights, top DJs, cultural events and a wide range of student societies.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • One of the London Met five star student promises is to offer all suitable earning opportunities on campus to our students first.
  • You can find out more about the five star student promise on our website.

Careers Guidance

  • At London Met, you will have access to work-based learning opportunities during your studies which will count towards your degree.
  • This will involve real work experience while studying to give you practical knowledge and skills on top of your academic qualification.
  • This is one of our five star student promises.

Student Mix

Student population

Small
<5,000
Medium
5,000–10,000
Large
>10,000

Level of study

  • Undergraduate 77%
  • Postgraduate 23%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Where students come from

  • UK 88%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 4%

Student gender

  • Male 39%
  • Female 61%

History

  • London Metropolitan University is a modern and forward-looking institution.
  • Following our new Strategic Plan in 2015, our mission is: 'Transforming lives through excellent education.'
  • London Met has offered affordable quality education in the heart of the capital since 1848, making it one of London’s oldest educational institutions.
  • The university has enjoyed a long tradition of royal Patronage which has endured since Prince Albert became Patron in 1850. Today, HRH The Duke of York is Patron of London Met.

Notable Alumni

  • Lord Bilimoria – British entrepreneur, founder of Cobra Beer.
  • Candy Atherton – British journalist and former Member of Parliament.
  • Peter Tatchell – human rights campaigner.
  • Julie Bindel – English writer, feminist and co-founder of the group Justice For Women.
  • Jane Shepherdson – chief executive of UK clothing brand, Whistles and was brand director of Topshop.
  • Noel Clarke – director, screenwriter and actor.
  • Vic Reeves – comedian.
  • Neil Tennant – from the Pet Shop Boys.
  • David Goodchild – former English cricketer.
  • Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London.
  • Shaun Wallace – Mastermind champion and Barrister.
  • Marcus Adam – Olympic Sprinter and Bobsleigh.

Further Details

Address London Metropolitan University
166–220 Holloway Road
London
N7 8DB
UCAS Code L68