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Study in India with the University of London to gain a competitive edge in the global jobs market and pave the way to sought-after careers.

We offer degree programmes developed by the member institutions of the University of London, which have an international reputation for the quality of their teaching and research.

The skyline in Mumbai
Our graduates have gained jobs at top organisations, including banks, law firms, and multinational professional services firms including EY and Deloitte.

What can you study?

We currently have around 1,000 students in India studying towards a range of University of London qualifications.

Popular courses studied in India are:


If you don't already hold A-levels, you can study the International Foundation Programme (IFP) at one of our approved teaching institutions. Passing this guarantees you entry to our social science degrees (with academic direction from LSE) and to most of our undergraduate programmes.

Scholarships and funding

Undergraduate: Academic Achievement Awards are given to the top first-year students of LSE-led degrees in India (including Economics, Management, Finance, Social Sciences).

A number of Commonwealth Scholarships are available for postgraduate University of London programmes by distance learning.

Postgraduate: The Aga Khan Foundation provides scholarships each year for outstanding students. See Funding your study for further details.

Kanika Khurana talks about studying for her BSc Economics
Kanika Khurana studied for her BSc Economics from the University of London with support from Indian School of Business and Finance in New Delhi.

Flexible methods of study

You don't have to put your life on hold to study with us. Online and flexible learning allows you to fit your studies around your work and family life.

If you want to attend classes, you can choose to enrol at a local teaching institution that is approved to support the programme of your choice. This will provide you with many of the benefits of a campus learning environment.

We work with three established teaching centre in India, and some that are provisionally recognised.

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Choose a local teaching centre from the map or use the search bar to find one near you.

    Opening doors to lucrative careers

    Our approach to learning helps you to develop valued transferable skills, including critical thinking, analytical skills and self-motivation. These are sought-after by top multinational employers.

    Our graduates have gained jobs at top organisations including banks, law firms, and multinational professional services firms including EY and Deloitte.

    Hear from our Alumni

    At Morgan Stanley, the first thing my boss appreciated was my University of London degree. I worked with the senior Business Management team in the UK and I can confidently say that my degree set a firm ground for me. It instilled in me the constant need to think, question and analyse.

    Kanika Khurna studied at a teaching centre in New Delhi on our BSc Economics programme. She was selected for the prestigious Mountbatten internship programme at Morgan Stanley, which resulted in a placement in Mumbai. Afterwards she established the online fashion portal 'KlosetEdit'.

    Get advice from alumni ambassadors

    If you are a prospective student, you can get advice from our Alumni Ambassadors with questions related to studies and programmes.