Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the duration of this degree?
Like all British undergraduate qualifications, this is also a 3 year degree (minimum). This means that a student who comes into the program after his/her 'A' levels, will get an undergraduate degree after 16 years of study. As opposed to this, 'A' Level students enrolling with an institution that offers a 4 year undergraduate degree, will get an undergraduate degree after 17 years of education.
What is the difference between Diploma in Economics and BSc (Hons) degree?
The Diploma in Economics programme is equivalent to the first year of the BSc programme. Students who have successfully completed the Diploma are automatically accepted by University College Lahore into the Second Year of one of the BSc Programmes offered by University College Lahore for the University of London International Programmes.
The Diploma in Economics is designed for those students who do not meet the University of London's admission criteria, i.e those students who do not have the required 'O'/ 'A' Level qualifications.
Is this degree recognised by HEC?
The degree that is awarded to the students is awarded by the University of London and this is recognised by the HEC. Moreover it is a globally recognised degree. Our graduates get admission to the Masters programme of the best local and foreign universities. Currently, our graduates are studying in the top universities of the world, like London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University College London, Harvard Law School, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Can I get a job after completing this degree?
This degree is recognised by the top multinational companies working in Pakistan. At present our graduates are working at leading local and international banks like ABN AMRO, Standard Chartered, Faysal Bank Al Meezan Bank and MCB.
Does University College Lahore provide Hostel Facilities?
We do not have hostel facility. However we can assist you in finding a suitable hostel accommodation in the vicinity of University College Lahore campus.
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