University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

The University of London is truly one of the great universities of the world.  A federation of 17 world-class colleges and 10 specialist institutes, its reputation for high academic standards has been built on the outstanding teaching and research of its colleges since 1836.  University of London degrees are recognised internationally by governments, universities, employers and professional bodies as being of the highest academic quality.

Since 1858, University of London degrees have been made accessible to students all over the world through the University of London International Programmes, the longest standing flexible and distance learning programmes in the world.

Over the years, many exceptional people who have studied with the University of London International Programmes have shaped our world.  Former students include seven Nobel Prize winners, leaders of Commonwealth countries, government ministers, renowned authors, academics, judges and business leaders.  Today, the University of London International Programmes is truly international in character with over 50,000 students in more than 180 countries.

Academic direction for all of the courses offered through the University of London International Programmes is provided by colleges of the university.  Academics at these Colleges develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of students.  This means that students benefit from the academic rigour and leading-edge research undertaken by the colleges.  It also ensures that the standard of award made to International Programmes students is maintained at the same level as the standard of award made to students studying at one of the colleges of the university in the UK.

Students studying with the University of London International Programmes are awarded a University of London degree on successful completion of their studies.  The final degree they receive shows they were registered with the University of London and awarded a University of London degree.  It also gives the name of the University of London College or colleges that conducted the examinations

Entry requirements for these degrees are detailed in the Eligibility Section  of this prospectus.  A brief description of the BSc degrees and the course list is given in the following pages.  The information presented in this Prospectus is based on the prospectus produced by the University of London International Programmes.

For further information about the International Programmes visit the website www.londoninternational.ac.uk and the website of LSE External studies: www.lse.ac.uk/LSEExternalStudy

  • The University of London is recognized worldwide.
  • The University of London degrees and qualifications are also recognized by HEC, Pakistan.
  • Academic direction for the undergraduate programmes in Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences is provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Academic direction for the Undergraduate Laws Programme is provided by a consortium of six colleges: Birkbeck, Kings College London, LSE, Queen Mary, SOAS and University College London.
  • Examinations may be taken at centres all over the world, including British Council Centres in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.