Entry routes to degree level

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If you're new to study or haven't studied for a while, we offer entry routes to degree level study that will help you develop your confidence and your study skills.

International Foundation Programme

The International Foundation Programme is a challenging and inspiring new programme that has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for rigorous undergraduate study. The programme is equivalent in standard to qualifications studied in year 13 in a UK school (e.g. ‘A’ levels). When you successfully complete the programme you will gain guaranteed entry to an LSE-directed degree offered by the University of London International Programmes.

Find out more about the International Foundation Programme.

Certificates of Higher Education

These are qualifications in their own right. They also offer an entry route into their respective degrees for those without ‘A’ levels or the equivalent qualifications. For some certificates, (Common Law, Computing and Information Systems, Creative Computing, and Social Sciences) you must attend classes at a recognised teaching institution. They can provide the personal and teaching support that will help you successfully complete the course. Contact details for institutions which have recognised status are available in the Directory of Institutions.

Work Experience Entry Route

This is an entry route into degrees in Computing and Information Systems and Creative Computing for those with at least two years work experience in IT or Computing. The Work Experience Entry Route is comprised of two courses.