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Student experience

Completing an Economics, Management, Finance and Social Science (EMFSS) programme through a local Recognised Teaching Centre means that your student experience will be unique, offering you an opportunity to benefit from dedicated teaching staff and support in your local area. 

Our students come from all over the world and go on to work at industry-leading and Fortune 500 companies, or pursue further studies in the UK and abroad. Find out more about their unique student experience and why they chose to complete an EMFSS programme.  

Hear from our students on their progress since graduating

Sameen Meenani

Sameen Meenai, BSc in Accounting and Finance
Pakistan, University College Lahore

Went on to complete MSc in Financial Economics at the University of Oxford

“I think the best part was being able to get a world-class degree sitting at home. It brings the LSE, it brings the University of London, closer to you. I never felt like I wasn't a part of the university.”

 

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Terence Yew, BSc Business and Management
Singapore, Singapore Institute of Management

Currently a Business Development Associate at Salesforce 

“Growing up I had always dreamed of being an economist and taking part in the development of my country. This programme not only gave me one of the most rigorous Economics educations in the world, it was from the comfort of my own home country, and it enabled me to achieve my dream!”

 

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Syeda Fatima Zaidi, BSc Economics
Pakistan, Roots IVY

2020/21 pursuing her Masters Thesis in Economics at LUMS

“Studying for, and completing, my degree from the University of London has been one of the best decisions of my life. It prepared me for a professional pathway I had always aspired to and afforded me an academic career which I will cherish forever.”

 

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Perry Jackson, Graduate Diploma in Economics
New Zealand

Pursued his Masters in Environmental Economics and Climate Change at LSE and is now the Senior Advisor for climate change, economy and resources at the Office of the Premier of Tasmania, Australia

“I chose the Graduate Diploma in Economics through the University of London because it is flexible and it also is a great brand. I love the fact that the LSE provided the academic direction....One of the ways I was able to get into [the LSE Masters] was proving I had reached a high standard in my basic economics.” 

 

Goh Zheng Lin - SIM

Goh Zheng Lin, Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting & Finance
Singapore, Singapore Institute of Management

SIM Accounting Association (SIMAA), Vice President (Project Management)

“Having the support of like-minded peers and the advice of my seniors has enriched my learning. I have also been exposed to various networking opportunities which have greatly expanded my outlook.”  

 

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Taisiya Matrosova, BSc Banking and Finance
Russia

Pursued an MSc Finance at Imperial College Business School

“I liked that the programme was applied more than theoretical, it was a real advantage for me. I didn’t want to study something that I wouldn’t be able to use later in my career.” 

  

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Ka-Man Kwok, BSc in Accounting and Finance & Graduate Diploma in Economics
Hong Kong, HKU Space

Currently working in the finance industry

“I learned how to be motivated, independent, focused, how to manage time, how to plan for examinations and develop examination strategy. I think these are the best things one can get by studying a challenging degree. If you have a goal, you stay focused and find ways to achieve it.”

 

Hariharan Jayashankar

Hariharan Jayashankar, BSc in Economics and Finance
India, Podar World College

Pursued a Master’s in Economics at LSE and is now pursuing a Pre Doctoral Fellowship at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Boston

“The best part was the course material... it was structured in such a way that it helped me to think analytically. We were well prepared for a Master’s degree and for a quantitative job, and it was very intellectually stimulating." 

 

Graduation

EMFSS programmes are all University of London qualifications. A degree from the University of London is recognised around the world and represents a tremendous personal achievement. 

University of London graduates are invited to attend a ceremony in London. On graduation, you will join a diverse, international community of influential University of London alumni, from leaders in business and industry to Nobel Prize winners.

EMFSS students and their families are also invited to meet with LSE staff and academics at the LSE on the night before the graduation.

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Watch highlights of one of our graduation ceremonies

 

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