Academic excellence

Academic excellence at the graduation

Worldwide access

Whatever your location, you can gain a valued qualification from the University of London by studying with the University of London International Programmes (formerly the University of London External System).  

There are over 50,000 students in every corner of the globe studying on more than 100 different courses.


You can fit your studies around your lifestyle. You can choose how to pace your studies and you can study independently by distance learning or attend face-to-face classes at a local teaching institution.

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Our former students have won Nobel prizes, governed countries, and written great works of literature. They also work in the legal profession, in finance and banking, and as business leaders and managers.

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International reputation

The courses you study and all the materials provided are created and assessed by the University of London's Member Institutions, which have an international reputation for their teaching and research.

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When you graduate, your prestigious University of London award will be valued globally and help you to pursue sought-after careers.