The University of London International Programmes has accepted the candidacy of 'EBCI' to teach programmes which are academically led1 by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), which is one of the world's most prestigious universities.
Our aim is to produce highly competent professionals who can compete internationally. The prestigious and internationally recognised Degree programmes are highly sought after and offer an advantage to students on the labour market.
Advantages of studying Degree programmes at 'EBCI'
Entry Requirements to study Degree Programmes
Students can take advantage of the wide range of entry points, including a fast track route for those who already hold a degree.
To be eligible for the Standard Route, students must normally be at least 17 years old and have either passes in:
Students will have to take part in written examination conducted by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate. These are set and marked by University of London academics to ensure the work of students is assessed to the same standard as those studying at on campus in London Examinations are held once a year, in May/June.
Students will sit a three-hour paper (or a two-hour paper for each half course). For certain courses a project/coursework also counts towards the assessment.
Degrees are awarded by the University of London with the following classifications:
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The 'Diploma for Graduates' programmes awarded by University of London are are also available in Mauritius. These are academically3 led by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) which is one of the world's most prestigious universities.
The 'Diploma for Graduates' programmes are pitched as a Postgraduate Diploma in Mauritius by the Tertiary Education Commission4 (equivalent to a Masters level by the National Qualifications Framework5).
Each Diploma for Graduates is made up of four courses, which can be taken in any order (there are no prerequisites). Students have between one to five years to complete the programme.
Entry Requirements to study Diploma for Graduates
To be eligible to register for a Diploma for Graduates as an International Programmes student, an applicant must:
Students must pass four full courses to be awarded the Diploma for Graduates. One resit may be attempted for any course failed. Diplomas for Graduates will be classified as the following:
A student who has failed a course twice or two courses once is eligible for a Pass grade only.
A student who fails a course twice may change to another course, within the five-year registration period, provided that the failed course is not compulsory on the Diploma for Graduates to which they wish to transfer.
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Students are strongly advised to apply as early as possible.
Study materials are specially written by academics appointed by LSE. Students will be provided with Study packs, including the following:
Possibility to study at LSE, UK (2 to 3 weeks programmes per year6)
LSE runs two three-week Summer Schools each year, usually from early July to mid-August. Students studying at 'EBCI' may wish to join the schools, which offer a range of intellectually stimulating and academically challenging courses designed to allow students, academics and professional people to undertake a period of intensive study in areas of interest to them.
Attending the Summer School does not count towards your final assessment but can be beneficial to the programme of study.
1 Academic direction means that staff at this College develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of International Programmes students.
2 The Lead College is the College whose staff develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of International Programmes students.
3 Academic direction means that staff at this College develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of International Programmes students
6 There is an additional cost for Summer Schools
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