University of London

University of London

Study anywhere in the world with the University of London. Academic direction of our degrees is provided by world-class institutions, including LSE, UCL, and King’s College, London. You can also receive local face-to-face study support. We work with a number of teaching centres around the world that are approved to support our courses.

Top reasons to study here

  • We currently have over 50,000 students studying in 180 different countries.
  • We offer flexible course structures and payment structures.
  • You can sit your exams anywhere in the world.



Founded in 1836, the University of London made higher education available to women and those unable to pursue traditional forms of study. In 1858, we became the birthplace of long distance learning, allowing students outside of London to study for world-class degrees all around the world.


At the University of London, we are committed to making our high quality teaching, research and flexible programmes accessible to all students. 


The Careers Group includes over 200 careers and employability professionals and employability consultants working across its member services. The majority of staff are based within the member institutions, providing expertise and experience to support undergraduates and postgraduates, research staff and recent graduates; liaising with graduate recruiters from all sectors; and working with academic and other staff to embed employability learning within the student experience.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Housing services

We have a wide range of accommodation options across London to suit every requirement. All University of London students can apply to live in our Intercollegiate Halls. The larger member institutions have their own halls, but a number of the smaller, more specialised institutions do not.

The University of London Housing Services are also able to offer advice to students and staff seeking accommodation in the private sector and have a range of flats available to all students of the University.

Student Life

Campus life

London is one of the most vibrant, creative and cosmopolitan cities in the world. By applying to one of the member institutions or academic departments of the University of London, you will have the chance to study at a world-class institution in the heart of the city.


Accreditation details vary by programme. Examples include the Master’s in Professional Accountancy (accredited by ACCA) and the Global MBA (accredited by CMI and CIMA).

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had applied for a Bachelor Degree in Development and Economics at the University of London, academic supervision by London School of Economics. The application and registration procedures were very easy and quickly processed. I got a reply within a few days. Payment procedures are very convenient, and I received my books via DHL only 2 days after payment, so I could...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Well structure program. The way modules and assignments are built, helps the student maintain a good pace. Interesting modules with qualified and experience tutors, most of them investing time and energy to support the student. Only downside: it sometimes feels lonely so make sure you get it some social network group (eg. Slack group for your program).

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Zalha Fazal rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was a privilege to study under one of the most prestigious universities in the United Kingdom where they provide us with all facilities and resources necessary during our period of study. My degree from this university is recognised worldwide and thus I am able to apply for anything, either further studies or jobs, with ease and be recognised.

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