London Metropolitan University Profile

London Metropolitan University (London Met) was formed by the amalgamation of London Guildhall University and the University of North London on 1 August 2002. It has two campuses: London City campus and London North campus. With more than 34,000 students, London Met is the largest "single university" in London.

The university's courses are accredited by a number of professional bodies including Royal Institute of British Architects, Law Society, General Social Care Council, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Insurance Institute, etc. It is a Centre of Excellence for Purchasing and Logistics, awarded by the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply).

Ranking Profile and Ratings:

- Gained "Excellent" rating in the QAA for the following subjects:
  • Art & Design 23/24 (excellent)
  • Business and Management 24/24 (maximum)
  • Computing 22/24 (excellent)
  • Economics 23/24 (excellent)
  • English 22/24 (excellent)
  • Film and Performing Arts 22/24 (excellent)
  • Governance, Politics & International Relations 22/24 (excellent)
  • Law (Confidence - maximum)
  • Philosophy 22/24 (excellent)
- It is the No. 1 university for sport in London, placed 19th in the BUSA league table out of circa 150 Higher Education Institutions throughout the UK.

- No. 1 in the UK for Women''s Tennis and Men''s Tennis in the British University Sports Association (BUSA) rankings.

- 33rd for Economics & Econometrics, 81st for Computer Science & Informatics (RAE 2008).

- 107th out of 132 institutions in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008.

- ranked among the top 10 centres for research on European Studies in the nation, with 85% of research evaluated as being at least internationally recognized (RAE 2008).

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