Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • London Met provides a full personalised pre-arrival information service for students, using a range of electronic media supported by our International Student Advisors.
  • There is a full one-week orientation programme for new international students including specific 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 in their English GCSEs.
  • IELTS: 6.5, with all components 5.5 or above.
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test: 87+ (listening 22, reading 21, writing 21, speaking 23).

Accommodation for International Students

  • Students have access to a range of halls of residence in buildings managed by approved organisations, all within easy reach of both campuses.
  • The university's Accommodation Bureau provides advice on finding accommodation in external student halls of residence and hostels, searching for private rented accommodation through the interactive student rentals website London Met Student PRS. As well as other information sources on renting in London, the Accommodation Bureau can help arrange self-catered as well as catered student accommodation
  • Internet access is provided in most student halls.
  • International students are usually evenly spread across the halls of residence, rather than clustered together.
  • Student halls are 3–35 minutes walk away from London Met's campuses.
  • Contract length varies between 4 and 51 weeks.
  • Students pay between £130 per week for a single room and £270 per week for a studio. Double rooms are available for £117.32 per week.

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 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £11,400 £12,150–14,950
Mixed £11,400 £12,150
Laboratory £11,400 £12,150
Clinical - -
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.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?