Awarded and developed by University of London (UOL), UK. Lead College, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Start your degree with a good social science foundation.
Lay your academic foundation with a Diploma in Economics before accelerating to the second year of a related degree.
The Diploma programme provides a foundation course equivalent to a first-year degree qualification.
With the course content developed and supervised by the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science, you are assured the same high standards for which LSE is known for.
Credits can then be transferred to Year 2 of a range of degree programmes offered by University of London like Accounting and Finance, Business, Economics, Management and Mathematics.
Students who excel have the opportunity to apply for transfer to LSE or selected universities in the United Kingdom.
The programme of study is taught by both UK and local lecturers. You will be provided with University materials such as subject guides, past exam papers and exam commentaries, reading lists, handbooks on good study strategies and access to the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment).
With this qualification, you can look forward to employment opportunities in banking, business development, corporate investment sectors, marketing and retail, manufacturing and public services.
Classes are delivered in a mix of lectures, tutorials and workshops.
An annual intensive revision period is organised between mid-March and early May to prepare students for the examinations. These lessons are taught by both UK and local lecturers and may be held in the evenings or on weekends and public holidays.
Full-time classes are held five times a week, Mondays to Fridays, starting with lectures at 8.30am and one-hour tutorials in the afternoons.
Last updated September 24, 2015