Postgraduate funding opportunties at London Metropolitan University

PhD and Doctoral Courses in London England

If you’re dedicated to your studies, passionate about your field and have an original idea for research, London Metropolitan University could facilitate your research degree. If the profession you’re interested in requires strong research skills or you dream of working in academia then a research degree could be the right option for you.

London Met has a strong research community with an international body of lecturers actively engaged in evidence-based research. The University has dedicated centres of research, units and institutes covering a broad range of topics, including (but not limited to) nutrition, finance, religion and urban policy.

London Metropolitan University“The supervisory team was excellent – they had first rate knowledge and research expertise, were highly supportive and always willing to help. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at London Met and would recommend studying here for a doctorate.”
Dr Deborah Butcher

The University has a variety of research degrees available, including Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil). Many of the research degrees at the University have received top marks from the Quality Assurance Agency, with many others accredited by professional bodies.

Making a valuable contribution to your chosen industry through research can be a rewarding achievement. Studying a research degree is an investment in your future which will benefit you financially as you’ll be eligible for higher earning jobs.

Demonstrate your passion for knowledge and take the next step in your career with a research degree at London Met.

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If you dream of changing career direction, improving your job prospects or simply pursuing your passion, London Met can help you gain an excellent postgraduate degree to help you achieve your professional goals.

As students, you’re at the centre of everything London Met does, their postgraduate degrees are designed by employers and professionals and are informed by current thinking and practice to ensure they are modern and relevant. London Met will help you stand out in the job market with work experience, volunteering opportunities, careers advice and numerous networking events.

London Metropolitan University“I began my course at 29. I was part of a small group of students that was diverse in age as well as national background. This helped make it a very worldly and informative experience for me.” – Alfie Magliano, MBA graduate

Inspirational teachers – You’ll be inspired by the lecturers, learning from their extensive professional experience and research. The postgraduate courses at London Met are the perfect blend of theory and practice, providing valuable workplace skills and opportunities for professional development.

Excellent student support – London Met has a range of student support services in place to help you make the most of your degree, including study groups to guide you through research techniques and dissertation writing. They also provide advice on funding, accommodation and careers. You’ll be guided from your first enquiry right through to your first job or promotion, with support available even after you graduate.

A strong research community – London Met is home to a number of multidisciplinary research centres producing fundamental work in areas such as domestic violence, nutrition, Immunology, banking and human rights. The research community has a strong focus on intellectual enquiry and regularly contribute to various fields on both a national and international level.

A vibrant and diverse environment – London Met is the number one university in England for social inclusion according to The Times league tables. London Met has a diverse student and staff population so you’ll meet people from a variety of backgrounds. There are 146 different nationalities, contributing to the University’s culture of positivity and inclusiveness.

A place for business and law students to thrive – If you want to become a lawyer, London Met’s mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery will help you gain the experience you’ll need. For students interested in finance, the University also has a simulated trading room with Bloomberg.

“I am considered a mature student but I don’t feel like I am being treated any differently to any of the younger students on my course.” Khadeen O’Donnell, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability graduate

The springboard for your creative practice – As an art, architecture and design student at The Cass, you’ll work within inspiring studio settings that will complement your creativity. You’ll have access to wood, metal and plastic workshops, purpose-built architecture studios, digital manufacturing technologies, TV and recording studios, editing suites and darkrooms. The range of specialist facilities at The Cass makes it easy for you to engage in multiple disciplines throughout your course.

London Metropolitan UniversityAn impressive laboratory – The £30m Science Centre at London Met contains a superlab with more than 280 workstations and is one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe. It also houses specialist laboratories for tissue culture research and microbiology, a nuclear magnetic resonance room, a Category 3 laboratory suite for research on airborne or transferable viruses and nutritional physiology and food technology labs. Students studying sport-related subjects can benefit from London Met’s sports therapy clinic and fitness assessment centre.

A modern approach to digital courses ­– If you choose to study a computing or digital media course, you could gain a professional qualification in computing, creative technologies, journalism, mathematics or electronics. You could also take advantage of London Met’s £100,000 journalism newsroom, which was opened by former editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger. This state-of-the-art facility includes 40 computers equipped with the latest design software, large screen TVs and a mobile TriCaster that allows you to host outside radio and TV broadcasts while streaming live footage online.

Find out more at one of our open days or campus tours, which are held throughout the year. You can also download our postgraduate prospectus.