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Your existing academic qualifications play an important role in your University of London studies. If you’ve already completed a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree from an acceptable institution and you’re seeking a flexible way to earn an additional degree – one designed by the world-leading London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – you may qualify for Graduate Entry.

View Graduate Entry eligibility requirements.

Shorter Commitment

Graduate Entry requires you to complete nine full courses (Standard Entry requires 12), which means you can earn your degree in approximately two and a half years. 

Fewer Credits

With fewer required credits, the indicative total cost for a programme is lower when taken through Graduate Entry.

Flexible Learning

We’ll help you create a course schedule that fits with your life, aligns with your interests and supports your goals.

We offer Graduate Entry for the following programmes:

  • BSc Accounting and Finance
  • BSc Business and Management
  • BSc Data Science and Business Analytics
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Economics and Finance
  • BSc Economics and Management
  • BSc Finance
  • BSc International Relations
See if You Qualify

Graduate Entry Route vs. Standard Entry Route

Graduate Entry is ideal for existing degree-holders who are considering a different career path or advanced study in a new discipline.

Programme RoutesGraduate Entry RouteStandard Entry Route
Number of courses
Minimum programme duration
2.5 years
3 years
Undergraduate degree required?

Do You Qualify for Graduate Entry?

You may apply for Graduate Entry if you hold an acceptable undergraduate or postgraduate award.

The awarding programme must be full time, at least one year in duration and considered at least comparable in level to a UK undergraduate degree. We will consider other undergraduate, postgraduate, professional membership and professional qualifications on an individual basis. You must also satisfy English language and mathematics requirements for your chosen degree.

Accepted Qualifications


You may apply for Graduate Entry if you hold an acceptable undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a university in the United Kingdom, any other European country or:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada 
  • the Caribbean
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Fiji
  • Ghana
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • India
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Uganda
  • Uruguay
  • USA
  • Venezuela
  • Zimbabwe

We will also accept:

  • an acceptable undergraduate degree from a university in Bangladesh of at least two years in duration (full-time), plus an acceptable two-year master’s degree (full-time)
  • an acceptable undergraduate degree from a university in Pakistan of at least four years in duration (full-time) or an acceptable two- or three-year degree plus an acceptable master’s degree
  • an acceptable bachelor’s degree (honours) from a university in Sierra Leone.

If your country is not listed above, please contact us for eligibility advice before submitting your application.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Graduate Entry

You may apply for and have potential to be granted RPL for one course if you are applying for Graduate Entry. If you transfer into Graduate Entry from Standard Entry, you may only carry over RPL for one course.

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