Our courses include community development, international relations, politics, social care, sociology and youth studies
These undergraduate courses are designed for those wanting to make a difference to people’s lives and the community. We have excellent relationships with local London authorities and many of our degrees lead to professional accreditation, giving our graduates the skills and connections they’ll need to forge a successful career.
Our graduates are helping people in communities around the world, working with adults, children and families, older people, people with mental health issues and those with learning disabilities. We also have graduates in the Civil Service, Friends of the Earth, the UK Department for International Development, the European Union and the United Nations – some have also gone on to become Members of Parliament.
International Relations BA graduate Ashley Ball represented Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in urban and rural communities across the United States. She helped lead the field team that won Florida for Obama with 59 per cent of the popular vote in the notorious swing district of Orlando.
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Our undergraduate community development, international relations, politics, social care, sociology and youth studies courses
Community Development and Leadership (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Community Development and Leadership (including a foundation year) BSc is a four-year course that is perfect if don't meet the requirements to enter the standard degree.
Community Development and Leadership - BSc (Hons)
This course is validated by the Endorsement and Quality Standards Board for Community Development and the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Diplomacy and International Relations - BA (Hons)
Explore contemporary diplomacy against the changing nature of world politics in this highly innovative course. Lecturers with nationally recognised expertise guide you through issues of international terrorism, climate change and violent conflict, and introduce you to the practices of a variety of international actors including Greenpeace, the United Nations, and even celebrities and private individuals.
Health and Social Care (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is designed for those who want to progress their career in health and social care, but don't meet the entry requirements for the undergraduate course.
Health and Social Care (Top-up) - BSc (Hons)
Our Health and Social Care (Top-up) BSc degree is aligned to the standards specified by Skills for Health (the Skills Council for the NHS) so, once you've successfully completed the course, you'll be able to demonstrate to employers your advanced skills which conform to the National Occupational Standards.
Health and Social Care - BSc (Hons)
Our degree is designed to help you develop the confidence, knowledge and skills required for a professional career in the health and social care sector.
International Relations (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
If you're passionate about international relations but don't have the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree, this four-year course is perfect for you.
International Relations - BA (Hons)
This stimulating and rewarding course prepares you for careers in organisations ranging from the diplomatic service, the United Nations and the European Union, to international companies, non-governmental organisations and the media. Taught by expert staff with extensive experience, this popular course regularly attracts a cosmopolitan student body from throughout the world.
International Relations and Law - BA (Hons)
Explore how law and international relations interrelate and how to use your legal knowledge in an international, diplomatic and political context.
International Relations and Politics - BA (Hons)
Meet world challenges head-on with our expert staff, work experience and the option to study abroad for a career within the international community.
International Relations with Languages - BA (Hons)
This topical degree course allows you to specialise in two disciplines, providing you with a greater career choice and a range of highly transferable skills.
International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies - BA (Hons)
Learn conflict resolution, meet international peace makers, learn another language and study abroad for a career in making the world a better place.
Politics (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
This degree is designed for those who are passionate about the study of politics but don't hold the necessary requirements to enter the three-year undergraduate degree.
Politics - BA (Hons)
Politics is arguably the most important subject. It determines how we are governed and the policies that impact upon our daily lives. This exciting and stimulating course examines the ideas and institutions of politics, government and public policy.
Social Sciences and Humanities (including foundation year) - BA (Hons)
During this degree course the foundation year will introduce you to a range of social science and humanities topics as preparation for your more specialised undergraduate course.
Social Work (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our social work degree with a foundation year is an alternative route into social work studies if you don't meet the requirements to enter the standard undergraduate degree.
Social Work - BSc (Hons)
Our Social Work BSc offers entry into a profession that has its history rooted in the principles of equality and social justice.
Society, Politics and Policy - BA (Hons)
This fascinating undergraduate degree will provide you with analytical, leadership and management skills, with experience in social research, politics and policy-making.
Sociology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This degree is designed to lead to an undergraduate qualification in sociology if you don't hold the necessary requirements or qualifications to enter the undergraduate degree.
Sociology - BSc (Hons)
In one of the most culturally diverse and socially complex cities in the world, you'll be introduced to ideas on globalisation, social inequality, identity, and ethnicity and race.
Sociology and Social Policy - BSc (Hons)
While undertaking a rigorous sociological and social policy training, with modules that address public issues, you will investigate the effect welfare policy has on our everyday lives in a domestic and international contexts.
Youth Studies (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course in youth studies will give you the opportunity to enter an undergraduate degree if you don't have the necessary requirements to enter the traditional three-year course.
News and success stories from our public, social care and third sector courses
Nationalism, militarism and masculinity - how do the three connect?
Dr Stratis Andreas Efthymiou argues that militarism, nationalism and masculinity have a symbiotic relationship, which is made and remade in social, political and symbolic activity.
'A change is gonna come' - but it has not come fast enough
For Trump, Black Lives only Matter in the context of what white voters want, says Dr Andrew Moran, Head of International Relations and Politics.
Governing the diaspora
A newly published study shows how Turkey has developed different engagement strategies with its diaspora, according to state perceptions of their loyalty.
Collaboration between Social Work academics and students to create timely mobile app
The app has been cited as an example of good practice by the Digital Capabilities for Social Work project.
Turkey's multi-layered adventure with Covid-19
“We will see a Turkey that seeks to be more globally influential after COVID-19 subsides, but fails to attain its desired degree of influence”.
Understanding Islam and politics in Turkey
A new article co-written by London Met’s Dr A. Erdi Ozturk delves into the history and contemporary effects of Islam and politics in Turkey.
The 2020 US Elections and coronavirus
"What is at stake here for Trump is re-election", says Dr Andrew Moran, Head of International Relations and Politics.
A visit from former members of the US Congress
London Met welcomed two former US Congresspeople to speak about their experience of working in Congress, as well as Donald Trump and the 2020 Elections.
Making London age-friendly
A conference organised by London Met and Positive Aging in London (PAIL) provided a forum for discussion of issues affecting older Londoners.
Life after death?
“Humankind has always utilised available resources to assuage the finality of death.”
London Met to deliver innovative social integration programme
As a result of a grant from the Greater London Authority, the University will deliver the 2020 Social Integration & Regeneration Learning Network.
US politics expert to share insights on the 2020 presidential race
Professor Brian Brox to deliver the lecture as part of a program run by the US Embassy in London.
London Met hosts social care conference with Hammersmith and Fulham council
The various speakers, who work in social care, discussed adopting a strengths-based approach to their work.
Expert Commentary: Boris' Big Gamble
Dr Peter Laugharne, Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Politics, provides his insight on the upcoming General Election.