about the program
İstanbul Bilgi University is the SOLE Recognized Teaching Center of ‘University of London’ in Turkey. Under this collaboration, the aim of the “Economics” Honours Programme, which is administered with the academic direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a gateway for individuals to a second bachelor’s degree and to work and succeed in a globally competitive environment. Graduates of this programme, who would like to be scholars, may be eligible for a PhD in the world’s top universities or be sought-after professionals, if they would like to work in private institutions.
Upon successful completion of the first year’s curriculum in the initially registered degree programme, demonstrating English and Mathematics competence and succeeding in written and oral exams to be performed annually, students can continue to “Economics” Honours Programme in their remaining three years. Exceptionally, if the initial registration of the student is in “Business-Economics” programme, then WITHOUT the requirement of an exam, students can continue to “Economics” Honours Programme in their remaining three years only upon successful completion of the first year’s curriculum and demonstrating English and Mathematics competence. Up-to-date application requirements are conveyed to students via various communication channels.