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Study in Sri Lanka, graduate from the University of London

The University of London International Programmes enables you to study for a prestigious University of London qualification without leaving Sri Lanka. We offer degree programmes developed by the Colleges of the University of London, which have an international reputation for the quality of their teaching and research. You can study by distance and flexible learning so you can fit your studies around your work and family life.

Today there are over 1,200 students in Sri Lanka studying for a University of London qualification. The majority of these are studying for the Diploma and Bachelor of Laws, programmes developed by the London School of Economics and Political Science, or one of our highly valued postgraduate programmes. Browse our full list of programmes.

Please note, the application deadline for University of London undergraduate degrees has been extended to 16 October. Browse our full list of programmes and apply today.

Qualifications valued by employers

Our programmes provide an opportunity to obtain a highly-valued degree which opens doors to sought-after careers. Our alumni gain prestigious jobs in law firms, banks, multinational companies and professional services firms and go on to further study at prestigious universities worldwide.

Sponsorship opportunities available


The top performing graduate from BSc Accounting and Finance course who goes onto study for a CIMA qualification will be awarded a sponsorship package, which includes:

  • £200 cash
  • Free CIMA registration
  • Free CIMA exemptions
  • One module.

All Graduate from the BSc Accounting and Finance degree will be awarded 7 exemptions.

Please see the CIMA website for more details.


There are also fee-waiver scholarships available to the top performing students in the postgraduate laws (LLM) programmes. Awards worth the value of four modules will be awarded automatically to the students who have achieved the best average performance across five of their modules in the opening year.

See our page on the LLM Scholarship Scheme for more details.

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Study independently or at a local institution

In Sri Lanka, you can choose to study for our qualifications at a local independent teaching institution, or by distance learning.

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Admission to the legal profession in Sri Lanka

We are aware that the Council of Legal education has, or is in the process of, introducing new regulations governing admission to the legal profession in Sri Lanka. Matters concerning the duration of studies that graduates have to undergo at Sri Lanka Law College and any maximum age limits are subject to the decision of the Council of Legal Education. Read more ›

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Academic Achievement Awards

Academic Achievement awards are given to the top first year EMFSS and Undergraduate Laws students in Sri Lanka. Read more ›

Alumni Ambassadors

Alumni ambassadors are graduates who have agreed to answer questions from prospective students.

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