London Metropolitan University

Why Study Here?

  • At London Met we are committed to delivering affordable quality education, and are proud of the diversity and achievements of our students, alumni and staff.
  • London Met is a great place to study, located in the heart of one of the world's most exciting cities. 
  • We stand out because we offer courses of quality, in a vibrant, socially diverse environment, which will help launch your career.
  • We are committed to transforming lives, meeting needs and building careers.

What Do International Students Study?

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).

Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £10,950 £7,280–14,400
Mixed £10,950 £7,280–14,400
Laboratory £10,950 £11,700–14,400
Clinical - -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • London Met offers a small number of prestigious full scholarships for outstanding achievers, many in conjunction with our partners, International Students House.
  • The university offers a wide range of partial scholarships for high achieving postgraduate students.

The university also offers a number of named full scholarships:

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Md Shahidullah
  • Murtala Mohammed
  • Professor Hessaby

Pre-Arrival and Welcome

  • 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.

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.

Organisations for International Students

  • International students at London Met are encouraged to become involved in the Student Societies.
  • Over 50 registered societies offer international students the opportunity to meet and work with like-minded colleagues outside the class room.
  • In addition to subject related societies like the business, engineering and green agenda societies, many student societies work with charitable organisations such as UNESCO, OXFAM and various voluntary projects overseas.
  • International students have also founded the Vietnamese, Turkish, Tamil, Spanish and Latin American, Somali, Persian, Palestinian, Nigerian, Nepalese, Japanese, Italian, German, Chinese, African and Caribbean societies, as well as the Afghan student society.
  • On completion of their degree, our students are invited to join the London Met alumni association to keep them in touch with former classmates and teachers, and to help with their personal and professional development.