London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University has a rich history with strong educational roots dating back to 1848.

The University as it is today was created in 2002 with the merging  of London Guildhall University and the University of North London, the first merger between two universities in the UK. Its roots however, lie firmly in the nineteenth century with the establishment of the Metropolitan Evening Classes for Young Men, in 1848.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements:

  • 300 UCAS points at A-Level (e.g. grades BBB)
  • OR IB Diploma at 26 points minimum
  • 60% in a recognized Foundation Programme

Undergraduate English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading and writing, and no individual score lower than 5.5
  • OR Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English pass at ISEIII or above.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements:

  • A good honours degree from a recognised institution

Postgraduate English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading and Writing
  • OR Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English pass at ISEIV or above.

For further options, please download our EL requirements.

The IELTS examinations, with the scores as indicated, are acceptable for direct entry if taken no more than two years prior to enrollment.

The British Council can advise on English Language qualifications. For further information or to book an IELTS test please visit the British Council website.

Please note that the English language requirements above are applicable to non-EU students who require a visa to study in the UK. If you are an EU student, other qualifications may be acceptable.


The university is divided into six schools and an Institute for Work Based Learning.

  • School of Art and Design
  • School of Media and Performing Arts
  • Business School
  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Health and Education
  • School of Law
  • Institute for Work Based Learning

Art and Design

The school contains the Department of Visual Arts and the Department of Fashion and Interiors. Areas of study include animation, fine art, fashion, graphic design, illustration, photography, interior architecture and furniture. Teaching is now carried out in the Grove at Hendon, an £80m centre for creative courses, though Middlesex art and design began life as Hornsey College of Art, founded in 1880 – a British art institution, renowned for its experimental and progressive approach to art and design education.

Media and performing arts

Courses and research areas include theatre arts, music, dance, choreography, creative writing, film, 3D animation and games, television production, journalism, media studies, digital cultures, English and advertising and PR.

Courses are delivered in the Grove facility in Hendon, opened in 2011, which houses TV and radio studios alongside editing suites.

Business School

Middlesex University Business School (MUBS) is based at Hendon campus. It has run business studies qualifications since the 1950s at what was then Hendon College of Technology and offered the UK’s first degree in business studies in 1965It also launched its first MBA in the early 1980s. MUBS was one of only a handful of new universities in the UK accredited by Association of MBAs., before abandoning accreditation in 2010.

The university runs a small business school in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, offering two courses from the university in London. Since August 2011 they have been working with the Austrian “KMU Akademie” to offer German MBA-Programmes [

Middlesex MBA ranked amongst the global top 200 programmes by Quacquarelli Symonds and took 53rd place in Europe.

Science and Technology

The School of Science and Technology is one of the largest in the UK, having trebled in size since 1994, with more than 1000 students from a rich diversity of backgrounds, ages and countries. Study areas include Computer and Communications Engineering, Computer Science, Design Engineering and Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Teaching is located at Hendon campus in North London


The school offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Law, Criminology, Sociology, Politics, Development, Environmental Governance and International Relations. The European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC) joined the university in 2013 and is part of the School of Law

Health and education

The School of Health and Education offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education and teaching, health, social work, psychology, and sports and exercise science


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