CertHE in Social Sciences
THE CERTIFICATE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
The certificates are intended to provide an opportunity to reach first-year undergraduate level both for the students who satisfy the normal entry requirements, and for the students who do not meet them, but can demonstrate that they have the ability, motivation and maturity to study at this level. In brief, it will enable students who have done FSc/FA, with good command of English to join the UOL qualifications. CertHE students after its completion will be awarded a certificate by the University of London.
The CertHE offers a great opportunity to FSc/FA, I. Com, ICS to join BSc or LLB course directly. After this the students may join the second year of the degree at UCI or they can apply to universities in the UK, Australia, Canada or USA for their second year BSc or LLB. Entry requirements for diplomas are listed in the General Admission Section.
CertHE in Social Sciences
University College of Islamabad has an outstanding track record of teaching the Diploma in Economics, from 1996 until Diploma was withdrawn in 2016. UCI is currently teaching CertHE in Social Sciences under the University of London. 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 are required to have a good command in mathematics.
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