EMFSS Programme resources
Welcome to the Programme Resource page for students on Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences (EMFSS) programmes for which LSE (The London School of Economics and Political Science) provides academic direction as the Lead College.
The following support and guidance is provided to all registered students:
- Course information sheets - provide you with the learning outcomes for your course and the syllabus details of essential reading.
- Subject guide for each course studied - these introduce and develop the topics.
- Recommended reading lists - students are required to provide their own textbooks.
- Strategies for success – an academic advice and study skills handbook.
- Access to a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) - provides electronic copies of all printed study materials. This is also an open space for students to discuss interests and experience, and also to seek support from their peers while working collaboratively to solve problems and discuss subject material. Online support materials are continuously being developed and for some courses audio-visual tutorials, recorded lectures, academic interviews and debates are available, along with self-testing activities and expert study skills advice.
- Includes information about the resources available and how to access them and procedures for assessment and examinations.
- Gives information which is common to all University of London International Programmes. It reflects the student life cycle and gives information about matters of importance from the start of a student’s relationship with the University of London International Programmes through to their graduation. The handbook also p uts the regulations in context for the student.
- Programme Specification and Regulations (PSR).
- A Programme Specifications for each award.
- Past examination papers and examiners' commentaries which provide generic feedback from the examinations.
- A University of London email account and web area for personal information management.
- Access to an Online Library which provides a range of full-text, multidisciplinary databases. Journal articles, book reviews and reports can be found on the databases to which the Library subscribes on the student’s behalf.
- University of London library - registered students may use the resources located within the Senate House library.
- The Student Charter is intended to state key mutual obligations between the University of London International Programmes and its International Programmes students.
Resources available on the Student Portal
The latest versions of these resources can all be found through the Student Portal and/or on the EMFSS VLE and you are advised to go there for the most up-to-date information. If you have difficulties logging in, then please use the FAQ link at the bottom of the student portal homepage.
For applicants and/or students who have not yet registered, the following programme resources are available through this page. They can be downloaded but are for reference only and as such are only a ‘sample’ of the full course materials which all registered students will be able to access through the VLE.
- Subject guides
- Course information sheets
- Exam papers and exam reports
- Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
Please note, a student who wishes to register for the Diploma in Economics or the Diploma in Social Sciences must first enrol at an institution which has been recognised for the teaching of the respective Diploma. For these students, tuition offered by the local institution will supplement the study materials provided.
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