About the institution
Founded in 1836, the University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK.
The University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions, nine research institutes and several central bodies.
We have 213,000 enrolled students, 161,000 are campus based and 52,000 are distance learners. Our alumni now has 2 million members. Among our former students are Nobel prize winners, Grammy and Oscar winners and Olympic gold medalists.
Study anywhere in the world
You can study independently, at your own time and pace, closer to home or attend face-to-face classes at recognised teaching centres across the globe.
We offer everything from short courses to MPhils and PhDs. There are currently over 400 different courses available and more are being added every year. The following subject areas are covered; Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, Computing and Information Systems, Development and Earth Sciences, Economics, Education and Teaching, Health, Humanities, International Relations, Law, Mathematics and Statistics, Modern Languages, Social Sciences, Veterinary Science and Veterinary Nursing.
The courses you study and all the materials provided are created and assessed by University of London’s member institutions, which have an international reputation for their teaching and research.
Every web supported learner receives tutor support, feedback, along with access to discussion forums, learning activities and a wealth of other online materials.
When you graduate, you’ll obtain a prestigious University of London award, which will help you take the next step in pursuing your career. Our qualifications are highly valued and globally recognised by universities, employers and specific professional and statutory bodies.