Online BSc Programmes from the University of London

Designed by the London School of Economics and Political Science

Learning Designed for a Changing World and Workforce

The University of London – home to more than 50,000 distance learning students – now offers online-taught undergraduate programmes in a range of disciplines, including economics, management, finance and the social sciences.

All programmes are directed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a world-leading social science university. Together, these universities engage and empower diverse learners across the globe.


Social Sciences and Management¹


Accounting and Finance²


Economics and Econometrics³


Politics and International Studies⁴

Degree Programmes

These programmes draw on LSE’s core specialisms, incorporating academic theories and real-world challenges to help you understand trends and navigate change.


Total Credits


As Few As 3 Years of Study


Annual Start Dates

BSc Finance
Focus on applicable finance techniques, analytical methods and decision-making strategies, and develop the practical skills to solve real-world finance issues.

BSc Accounting and Finance
Prepare for a range of widely recognised professional accounting accreditations, and learn how to analyse, report on and evaluate financial information.

BSc Economics and Finance
Develop the quantitative skills and institutional knowledge required to make financial decisions, manage risk and understand market behaviour.

BSc International Relations
Study the functions, theory and history of the international system, and critically engage with contemporary issues like climate change and financial inequality.

BSc Business and Management
Become a strategic problem-solver who can take a multidisciplinary approach to analysing international business challenges.

BSc Data Science and Business Analytics
Master technical skills in statistics, mathematics and computer science, and learn how to visualise and analyse data sets to address real-world problems.

BSc Economics
Explore how the world’s resources are used and distributed, and prepare to work as an economist in industry, academia, finance or government.

BSc Economics and Management
Boost your analytical and communication skills as you apply key economic principles to management scenarios.

BSc Mathematics and Economics
Build a robust quantitative knowledge base, and learn to take an in-depth analytical approach to economics using mathematics and statistics.

Do You Already Hold a Degree?

You May Qualify for Graduate Entry

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Flexible, Customisable Online Learning

We welcome students at different stages of life: pursuing their first undergraduate degree, returning to university or exploring a new career path. Whatever your goals, you can expect a collaborative, challenging learning experience.

88% of University of London distance and flexible learning students were in work or further study six months after graduating.⁵

Attend live, online Zoom sessions led by a class teacher once a fortnight.

Access all course materials via mobile, desktop or tablet.

Receive holistic, personalised support from admission through graduation.

Surround yourself with a diverse, curious community of scholars.

Practical Skills for a Changing World

Discover how our online undergraduate degree programmes can help prepare you for a career in global fields.

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¹ Social Sciences and Management. (2020). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 26 February 2020 from
²Accounting and Finance. (2020). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 26 February 2020 from
³Economics and Econometrics. (2020). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 26 February 2020 from
⁴Politics and International Studies. (2020). QS World University Rankings. Retrieved 26 February 2020 from
⁵“Employment rates high for University of London graduates.” (2020). University of London. Retrieved 6 November 2020 from