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    London Metropolitan University

    London Metropolitan University

    Do you want to improve your job prospects or take a different path in your career? Study a postgraduate course at London Met. The University’s taught and research degrees are designed to enhance your skill set, giving you higher earning potential and greater expertise in your industry.

    To ensure you’re prepared for student life and beyond, London Met provides advice on funding, accommodation and careers. The University understands that postgraduate study is a big commitment, which is why they support you from your first enquiry right through to your first job or promotion.

    The University provides some of the best facilities, including the world’s largest interactive digital whiteboard installation. The Nureva Wallspan is a 20-metre long projection screen, allowing you to collaborate and develop ideas on a digital canvas. A £30 million Science Centre, TV studio, mock courtroom, Bloomberg terminal, recording studio and specialist art and design workshops are just a few of the facilities available.

    London Met is a vibrant and socially diverse community that welcomes everyone regardless of age or background. If you’d like to visit the University there are a number of open events available throughout the year.

    London Metropolitan University

    Guildhall School of Business and Law

    London Met’s business and legal courses are relevant to the industry, equipping you with the knowledge to accelerate your career. You’ll be fully equipped to work within finance and legal institutions, London Met also welcomes individuals who want to build a career in the world of the creative industries.

    School of Computing and Digital Media

    Home to some of the best academics in the field, the School of Computing and Digital Media has many courses that lead to professional accreditation and/or certification with relevant bodies. London Met can boost your employability though student enterprise workshops, ensuring you have experience of the real-working world before you graduate.

    School of Human Sciences

    London Met’s School of Human Sciences offers courses in subjects such as applied biology, biomedical sciences, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences, nutrition and dietetics, and sports science and therapy. You’ll have access to specialist facilities, as well as support from experienced and enthusiastic academics.

    School of Social Professions

    The School of Social Professions integrates theory and practice, leading to vast career-building opportunities. London Met maintains strong relationships with partner institutions and professional bodies as well as excellent associations with the private and public sectors. Many of these courses are accredited by professional bodies.

    School of Social Sciences

    The School of Social Sciences is home to a vibrant academic community encompassing criminology, policing, sociology, psychology, politics and international relations. The teaching and research of this School contributes to public debate on important issues. Many programmes have professional accreditation.

    Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design

    The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design (The Cass) is internationally recognised for its high-quality teaching, excellent facilities and unique interdisciplinary opportunities. Learning through practice and working with clients, you’ll gain experience engaging with professionals, communities and companies.


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    • 1 programme(s)

      The School of Social Professions offers theory and practice-based courses concerned with rapidly changing policy areas such as education, early childhood, community development, health, social work and youth work. We also offer a range of PGCEs, including PGCE school direct courses which give you the opportunity to obtain your teaching qualification while working at one of our partner schools. Courses in these areas offer exceptional career-building opportunities and London Metropolitan University students studying in these fields have gone on to become teachers, social workers and charity workers, serving society by working for organisations such as the NHS, schools, housing associations and charities.

      Taught by a dedicated body of staff with extensive practitioner experience, you’ll be guided through carefully structured programmes designed to prepare you for a progressive career in these areas. Many of our courses are endorsed and accredited by professional bodies including the Health and Care Professions Council and the Institute of Healthcare Management.

      Research undertaken by our academic staff is regularly published in industry journals, and staff often contribute to advisory groups, government policy and national television and radio programmes. Active research with an international focus underpins our courses and teaching is enriched by several significant centres of research associated with the School. Transforming lives and making a real impact on society, our research has been applied to innovative training projects, manuals for best practice, tailor-made short courses and executive training.

      We make the most of our London location by maintaining strong relationships with partner organisations and professional bodies. The School works with a number of public service organisations including the Youth Justice Board, Skills for Health, the Ministry of Justice and the Social Policy Association to develop bespoke training to meet our students' needs for specific management and leadership development skills.

    • 5 programme(s)

      The School of Social Sciences is home to a vibrant academic community encompassing the disciplines of criminology, policing, sociology, psychology, politics and international relations. Many programmes have professional accreditation including from the Health and Care Professions Council, the College of Policing and the Chartered Institute of Housing. At the School of Social Sciences our aim is to demonstrate the relevance and usefulness of social science as a tool for affecting change.

      Using the School of Social Sciences as a forum for academic debate, you'll have the opportunity to explore important concepts such terrorism, gender, religion and domestic violence which can be considered from different psychological approaches and political ideologies. Special events, high-profile guests and student societies promote these debates. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to develop your critical awareness and to shape and challenge contemporary social thought.

      Our teaching and research informs and contributes to public debate about important issues. The School of Social Sciences has a number of interdisciplinary centres contributing to research into real-world issues on a local, national and global scale. This includes the significant work of our Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU). Our policing and security courses benefit from the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety (JGC), which has a vision to create a community of ideas and experience spanning students, academics, practitioners and policy-makers.

      You will have access to an excellent range of learning resources and IT facilities. For example in addition to the library, online, computer lab and study hub resources, there are a number of specialist resources such as those in psychology. Psychology students have access to an excellent range of facilities including a psychophysiological lab, eye-tracking equipment, a health clinic with cameras for remote observation and a number of computing facilities with specialist software.

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