London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University students come from 146 distinct nationalities (2016–17), ranging from Argentinian to Zambian and Australian to Zimbabwean.

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.

International Student Statistics

2,070 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • London Met provides a fully personalised pre-arrival information service for students.
  • There's a one-week orientation programme for new international students, full of workshops and activities.
  • The university's International Office is centrally located and offers advice about life and study to students who are new to the UK.

English Language Requirements

  • Students have to achieve a minimum of C (Grade 4) in English GCSE.
  • IELTS: 6.5, with all components 5.5 or above; or TOEFL iBT: 87+ (listening 22, reading 21, writing 21, speaking 23).

Accommodation for International Students

  • Students have access to a range of halls of residence, all within easy reach of the campuses – between three to 35 minutes' walk.
  • The Accommodation Bureau provides advice on finding accommodation in student halls of residence and hostels, as well as searching for private rented accommodation. They can also help arrange catered and self-catered student accommodation.
  • International students are usually evenly spread across the halls of residence, rather than clustered together.
  • Contract length varies between four and 51 weeks, and Internet access is provided in most student halls.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 11,800 12,515 –15,400
Mixed 11,800 12,515 –15,400
Laboratory 11,800 12,515–15,400
Clinical 11,800 -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.