International reputation of the University of London
Since its formation in 1858 the University of London International Programmes
has enriched the lives of thousands of students across the globe. It has become a global leader in distance and flexible study, with over 50,000 students in 190 countries.
Former students and alumni have helped shape the world. Not only have they overcome many personal obstacles to study, but they have won Nobel prizes, governed countries and written great works of literature. Today they include business leaders, senior government officers, educators, legal professionals and campaigners and activists for a better world.
You can achieve a prestigious qualification which will be valued globally and will open doors to sought-after careers and further study opportunities.
This reputation is based on the track record of the Colleges of the University of London, which have an international standing for their teaching and research. Your teaching and study materials draw on the expertise and cutting edge research of these Colleges.
The University of London
The University of London International Academy collaborates with 12 Colleges of the University of London to offer flexible and distance learning programmes worldwide.
The University of London is a federal university comprising 18 Colleges and a number of smaller, specialist Institutes. In the following table, the Colleges marked (*) are those which offer distance learning qualifications through the University of London International Programmes.
The academic direction of UoL programmes – including the development of
syllabuses and learning resources, as well as the assessment of International Programmes students – is the responsibility of a particular University of London College (or consortium of Colleges), known as the ‘Lead College’.
The University of London International Programmes is regularly audited by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), an independent body which safeguards the standards and quality of UK higher education. Following an institutional audit of the University of London International Programmes in May 2011, the highest judgement of ‘confidence’ was delivered by the QAA.
Since its foundation in 1895, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has been regarded as an international centre of academic excellence and innovation in the social sciences. Its teaching and research is recognized worldwide as a benchmark of quality. Thirteen Nobel Prize winners in economics, literature and peace, some 30 past or present heads of state, and around 60 current members of the Houses of Parliament have either studied or taught at LSE.
The LSE is among the world’s most selective universities and in a number of years
has had the lowest admissions rate of any British university. The LSE is ranked 3rd overall in the Sunday Times University Guide cumulative ranking of British universities over a ten-year period (1997–2007), and 2nd in the Complete University Guide 2012.
A number of departments also ranked among the top three in subject rankings, including but not limited to Law (1st), Social Policy (1st), Philosophy (2nd), Economics (3rd), Sociology (2nd), Accounting and Finance (3rd), History (3rd), Geography (3rd). LSE graduates often score highly in the ’employment prospects’ section of guides, with students considered to have the best ‘graduate prospects’ of any British university in all 2009 Sunday Times University Guide rankings.
The Complete University Guide
Guardian University Guide
Times Good University Guide
Sunday Times University Guide
The school was the only one of its type to finish in the top 200 universities, and was thus stated to be the best “medium sized specialised research university” in the world. Incidentally LSE is ranked 25th globally for Reputation and often scores well in the social science specific section of the ranking. Indeed, it has never finished out of the top 5 in the world; ranking 5th,
4th, 3rd and 2nd in the last five years. LSE also appears high up in the employer review surveys and since the rankings inception, has never finished outside of the world’s top 5 universities in the eyes of employers.
The LSE has produced many notable alumni in the fields of law, economics, philosophy, business, literature and politics. To date, there have been 18 Nobel Prize winners amongst its alumni and current and former staff, more than 50 world leaders, and numerous Pulitzer Prize winners and fellows of the British Academy.
The LSE is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, the European University Association, the G5, the Global Alliance in Management Education, the Russell Group andUniversities UK. It forms part of the ‘golden triangle’ of British universities.
The school joined the federal University of London in 1900, becoming the university’s Faculty of Economics and awarding degrees of the University from 1902
When you enrol on your programme you register with the University of London for a University of London award. On graduation you are sent two documents – a final diploma (i.e. the parchment you receive following graduation) and a Diploma Supplement.
Your final diploma
The final diploma indicates that you were registered with the University of London and awarded a University of London degree, diploma or certificate, and gives the name of the Lead College which conducted the examinations. The University of London logo and signature of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London are incorporated.
The Diploma Supplement describes the nature, level and content of the programme you successfully completed and includes a transcript of courses taken and marks achieved, as well as the overall classification. It provides information about the role of the Lead College and method of study.
Quality and Standards of the UoL International Programmes
Your success is built on our track record of academic excellence and integrity.
This is derived from the international reputation of the Colleges of the University of London, and also from our consistent and robust quality assurance mechanisms. These ensure that your qualification is always of the same high academic standard, irrespective of where or how you studied.
An independent body – the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) safeguards the quality and standards of Higher Education and regularly audits the quality of UK universities.
UoL graduates are highly sought-after for their versatility and leadership skills in
local and international companies and international professional services firms, including:
- Time Warner
- PriceWaterhouse Coopers
- British Gas
- United Nations
- World Health Organisation
- International Criminal Court in The Hague
- Guardian Life
Why study the University of London International Programmes at HELP?
Students in Malaysia can now obtain a prestigious degree from the London School of Political Science and Economics right here in Malaysia at either HELP University or HELP College of Arts & Technology.
London from HELP.
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting and Finance
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics and Management
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics and Finance (at HELP CAT only)
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics and Mathematics (at HELP CAT only)
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics (at HELP University only)
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business (at HELP University only)
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) Banking and Finance (at HELP University only)
TOP-NOTCH WORLD RANKING ACADEMIC DIRECTION
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has always been
ranked amongst the top universities in the UK, and the world.
The syllabus of every subject is developed by LSE academics. The final examination for each subject is also set and marked in LSE.
This means that LSE maintains the academic standards of this international programme. Therefore, you will not be getting an external degree. Our graduates will receive their degree certificates and transcripts directly from the University of London.
There are many universities that will accept HELP University and HELP College of Arts & Technology students for Second-Year entry into their degrees, after they have fully completed four (full) First-Year units of the University of London degree.
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