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London South Bank University

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“LSBU empowers our students to be game changers – to develop, not just the knowledge, but the skills and attitude needed for success in work and in life." 

Read more from Professor David Phoenix (the University’s Vice-Chancellor), as he talks about how LSBU develops the talents and resilience of its students – and why LSBU has been named University of the Year for Graduate Employment.

Accredited, applied, professional

Teaching at LSBU is in line with the latest industry changes and trends, taught by staff involved in their professions who act as consultants for external enterprises. As a leading provider of fully accredited professional courses and excellent industry links, a qualification from LSBU is recognised across the world.

LSBU was awarded silver for teaching excellence in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. The University was praised for its focus on personalised learning and employability skills.


LSBU has the highest possible rating for the quality of our education, from the independent Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Courses are accredited or developed in association with leading professional bodies. 

Subjects include:

1.Accounting and Finance

2.Business Management

3.Computer Science




7.Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Financial support to deserving students

LSBU offers a wide range of scholarships and discounts for international students including Nationality Scholarships, fee-discounts for LSBU alumni, plus a 5% discount for early payment of Tuition Fees. The University has committed over £1m in financial support to help well-qualified students from outside the EU meet their study costs. Read more about international scholarships.

What do students think…?

Students choose LSBU for all sorts of reasons: its location at the heart of London’s SE1; the highly qualified, supportive staff; flexible learning; its entrepreneurial approach and amazing facilities. See what students have to say…

“They’re some of the best lecturers I have ever known”

“LSBU will send me out into the world as an explorer rather than a conformer”

“The architectural design of the campus is very inspiring”

“I love that LSBU hasn’t just made my dream job a reality – it’s built the foundation blocks for a happy life”

“I’ve met people here that I never thought would ever be at this university”

“I love being made to feel valued by my tutors”

“I feel LSBU gives ordinary people the chance to pursue their studies, no matter if they have 3 A+ or not”

“LSBU has given me a chance to discover my potential”

“It warmly welcomes everyone from across the globe”

“I love the diversity at the university”

“No judgement. Just support.”

“I love the fact LSBU enables me to earn a degree whilst working full time”

“I cannot praise the librarians highly enough, they are absolutely superb”

“The teachers treat people like me with a disability with care and understanding of our needs”

Read student case studies.

Programs available

Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 10,976


International students - 3,637


Total faculty staff - 759


Total students - 10,976


International students - 3,637


Total faculty staff - 759


Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
14,000 - 16,000

Postgraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
16,000 - 18,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

QS Stars Ratings for London South Bank University

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This institution accepts IELTS!
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