We provide you with an education which encourages you to explore a wide range of subjects and programs. It is designed to allow the discovery of the connections between different academic areas such as literature, science, mathematics, writing, business, psychology and sociology. It is a broad based education, an ideal preparation for a range of careers.Richmond is registered as a charity with the Charities Commission in the United Kingdom and registered in the U.S. as a not-for-profit corporation.Living and studying together, our students from over 100 countries are ready for a world where the ability to communicate effectively across national and cultural boundaries is as valuable as traditional academic achievement. A Richmond education offers a global perspective. It examines the patterns of similarities and differences between cultures and provides you with an intercultural focus. It's challenging and stimulating. It encourages you to form your own opinions.At Richmond you will qualify simultaneously for both an American BA or BS degree and a UK BA(Honours) or BSc (Honours) degree, qualifications which are immediately recognised and respected by employers and graduate schools worldwide. The Richmond dual degree is possible because Richmond's degrees have US accreditation (Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools), plus institutional approval in the United Kingdom by The Open University(OU). Richmond also holds UK government-recognized accreditation from the British Accreditation Council (BAC).As well as the excitement of living in one of the world's most lively and cosmopolitan cities London obviously offers spectacular resources and opportunities for learning outside the classroom. However, Richmond courses also bring the life of the city - its people, institutions, politics, problems and history into lectures and class projects. Add to all this an international faculty, flexible curriculum allowing you to explore outside your main specialization, small classes and campuses in two of London's most beautiful areas and you'll find Richmond a great place to earn an undergraduate or masters degree.