CertHE in Social Sciences

CertHE in Social Sciences

UCI – Registered Center of University of London International Programmes

University College of Islamabad has an outstanding track record of teaching the Diploma in Economics, from 1996 until Diploma was withdrawn in 2016 (it is no longer offered through University of London). UCI is currently teaching CertHE in Social Sciences under the University of London International Programmes.. Academic direction is provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).   The CertHE in Social Sciences is intended for students that are interested in Economics, or require the subject in the BSc degree they plan to join.  CertHE in Social Sciences students should have a good command of mathematics.

Course List

Four full courses (or half course equivalents) from the following:

AC1025               Principles of accounting

DV1171               Introduction to international development

EC1002               Introduction to economics*

FN1024               Principles of banking and finance

IR1011                Introduction to international relations

MN1178             Business and management in a global context

MT105A              Mathematics 1 (half course)

MT105B              Mathematics 2 (half course)

PS1130                Introduction to modern political thought

ST104A               Statistics 1 (half course)

ST104B                Statistics 2 (half course)

LA1010                Criminal law

LA1020                Public law

LA1031                Legal system and method

LA1040                Contract law


* EC1002 Introduction to Economics must be taken with or after ST104A Statistics 1  and MT105A Mathematics 1, not before.


  1. Please refer to the latest EMFSS regulations of the University of London for further information on other courses available and the prerequisites of the optional units.
  2. The college will provide tuition for a selected number of optional courses. This selection will be based on students’ choices, number of students, and suitability of the course and availability of teachers.