University of London
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's or specialized degree (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper ranges of class II lower (55% minimum).
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official record of subjects and examination results; official certification of degree, degree classification and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1836 as examining and degree granting body. After 1858 its degrees available to external students in the United Kingdom and overseas. Now serves as teaching and examining body. A federation of medical schools attached to hospitals, nonmedical colleges (schools of the university), and other institutions in the London area. Usual admission requirements are the General Certificate of Secondary Education and the General Certificate of Education advanced level (at least two passes) (13 years of education).
|60- 69%||Class II upper|
|50- 59%||Class II lower|
|40- 49%||Class III|
Grading practices vary by colleges. At London School of Economics exams sat in years 2 and 3.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 1-2 years after first degree except for M.Phil. (which requires honours bachelor's). Research degrees not classified; degrees earned by coursework may be awarded with distinction.
Ph.D.: 2 years after honours bachelor's. All candidates initially enrolled in M.Phil.; by research, examination and thesis. Degrees not classified.