University of London

University of London

About University of London (UOL)

The University of London is one of the largest, most diverse universities in the UK with over 120,000 students in London, and a further 50,000 studying across 190 countries. Academic direction of programmes offered at SIM is provided by Goldsmiths, London School of Economics and Political Science and University College London.

From our first intake of 40 students in 1986, we now have over 41,000 SIM-UOL graduates ranging from foundation, undergraduate to postgraduate.

The repertoire of LSE-led programmes has also grown to include Accounting, Banking, Business Analytics, Data Science, Digital Innovation, Economics, Finance, International Relations, Politics and Management.

The BSc programmes in Computer Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Web and Mobile Development saw enrolment grow ten-fold from semester one to semester two and we are looking forward to the pioneering cohort of graduates in 2023. Also led by Goldsmiths is the suite of postgraduate certificate, diplomas and master’s in Data Science, AI and FinTech.

In 2022, students can look forward to a conversion course in accounting at master’s level and to a revamped MSc in Professional Accountancy, both of which are academically directed by University College London.

For more information, please download our SIM-UOL Leaflet.

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Rankings & Accreditations

Goldsmiths ranked 62nd in the UK by The Complete University Guide 2023.
LSE has been ranked as the top university in London in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. LSE was ranked fourth nationally in UK, rising from fifth place in 2022.
UCL ranked 8th in the world for the second consecutive year by QS World University Rankings 2023.

Why get a UOL degree at SIM

The UOL programmes offered at SIM are long established since 1986 and the degrees are recognised by employers in the world.

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A Mark of Excellence

A degree from the University of London is a mark of excellence, recognised internationally by employers worldwide


Study Locally, Think Globally

The degree provides the reassurance of an internationally recognised degree, combined with vibrant campus life at SIM GE


Quality of Learning

All programmes are developed and assessed by the renowned Member Institutions of the University of London



University of London degrees open doors to careers in accounting, business, financial services, IT and other industries


Join the World Class

On graduation, you will join global community of influential alumni – from leaders of industry to Nobel Prize winners

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Hear from our students
Kelly Ong
Kelly Ong

Coming from a background of media studies, Kelly Ong took the University of London’s Economics and Politics degree at SIM to expand her worldview. A spirited individual, she volunteers actively to support the underserved young students in her quest to bridge today’s equality gap.

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Message from the Vice Chancellor


Graduates of the University of London degree gain high quality, internationally recognised qualification that lays the foundation for their whole...

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Professor Wendy Thomson CBE

Vice Chancellor, University of London

Disciplines Offered

The UOL programmes not only give the students a strong foundation and knowledge via the classroom studies. It will be a journey of transformation that gives them a global perspective that helps to develop critical skills and to prepare them for the real life situations in order to succeed in a diverse world.

Social Sciences

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Business Analytics

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Financial Management

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International Relations

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Artificial Intelligence

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Big Data

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Data Science

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Financial Technology (FinTech)

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Machine Learning

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Web and Mobile Development

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Digital Innovation

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Computer Science

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