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University of London online undergraduate programmes

Undergraduate programmes in economics, management, finance, and the social sciences designed for professionals who want to make a difference in their fields.

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World-class learning paired with online flexibility

  • Academic direction from LSE: Courses are designed by world-leading academics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
  • Flexible enough for your busy schedule: Learners experience the University of London difference no matter their work commitments or their location in the world.
  • World-class learning, online: The London School of Economics and Political Science is ranked No. 4 in the world for accounting and finance,1and No. 7 for economics and business.2

A passionate, global community

These online degree programmes represent a collaborative effort between two universities: the University of London and the London School of Economics and Political Science. As a learner in one of these programmes you will join a passionate community of 50,000+ learners across 190+ countries, and an alumni network of industry leaders, scientists, and politicians.

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Nine online degrees — one prestigious community

The University of London offers nine online undergraduate degrees in disciplines like economics, data science, business and management, finance and accounting, and international relations. Each online programme is designed and led by academics with years of industry experience, and each programme offers its learners the practical skills they need to accomplish their unique career goals.

  • BSc Data Science and Business Analytics: Passionate about solving real-world problems with data insights? The online BSc Data Science and Business Analytics programme can help you leverage new statistical models to make your mark in these evolving fields.
  • BSc Business and Management: Interested in the processes, procedures, and practices needed to manage some of the world's leading organizations? The online BSc Business and Management programme will provide you with the strategic thinking and decision-making skills you need to succeed.

Admissions requirements

To be eligible for entrance into the BSc programmes (Standard Route) you should meet the University of London’s general entrance requirements, mathematics requirements, and English language requirements that may vary depending on the programme you apply for. 

To be considered for admission, you must submit the following materials as part of your online application. If you’re 21 or older, a résumé or CV may be required. If you’re under the age of 21, you are encouraged to submit a résumé or CV in addition to the required materials below.

  • Complete/incomplete postsecondary certificates or transcripts

  • Personal statement

  • Verified identification

  • Recommended (may be required): Résumé or CV, work references, standardized test scores, and professional certificates

About your qualification

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When you graduate with a degree, diploma, or certificate from the University of London, you receive two important documents: your Final Diploma (the physical parchment you receive at graduation) and a Diploma Supplement. These documents are proof of your dedication and knowledge in your field and can be presented to future employers

The Final Diploma:

This document indicates that you were awarded a University of London degree, diploma, or certificate. It also lists the name of the London School of Economics and Political Science as the member institution that developed the syllabus and provided assessment.

The Diploma Supplement:

This document describes the nature, level, and content of the programme that you have successfully completed. It also includes the transcript of courses taken, marks achieved, and overall classification.

Frequently asked questions

The indicative total programme cost for the Economics Management Finance and Social Sciences (EMFSS) is £17,500 for learners who reside in the U.K.

For learners studying outside of the U.K., the indicative total programme cost for 2023 is as follows:

  • Total indicative programme fee for February or May 2023 registration: £23,316*

*This tuition total includes an average annual fee increase. It assumes that learners complete in the minimum period of registration and excludes resits. Fees are subject to change, please consult the Course Fees page for an up to date breakdown of the EMFSS (online taught) programme fees. Please note, fees may differ for learners outside of the United Kingdom.

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