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Information Technology BSc (Hons)

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Overview

There are now micro-chips in everything from washing machines to water meters, credit cards to cars, passports to aeroplanes. This course offers practical skills underpinned by sound theoretical understanding in the analysis, design and development of computer-based systems.

5 reasons to study here

Professional accreditation: Accredited by the British Computer Society and graduates are recognised for full exemption from their professional exams.
Combines theory and practice: Practical skills underpinned by sound theoretical understanding in the analysis, design and development of computer-based systems.
Sophisticated software: Gain a wealth of experience in using industry-standard equipment, computer programming and simulation packages.
Work experience: Option to complete your third year in a paid professional work placement.
Innovative research: No. 1 London Modern Uni for Research Quality - Computing, Sunday Times League Table 2017.

This degree course covers...

The study of information technology will always lead to potential employment in any of the thousands of different jobs associated with the analysis, design, implementation, deployment and management of computer-based systems. This course covers:

  • mathematical analysis
  • networks
  • software development
  • accounting
  • user-centred design
  • databases
  • business intelligence
Key course information - ordered by mode
Mode Duration Start date Location
Mode
Part-time
Duration
6 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus
Mode
Part-time
Duration
4 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus
Mode
Sandwich
Duration
4 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus
Mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus

Case studies

Modules

Methods of assessment for course overall: 76% coursework

Year 1

  • Business & Professional Issues
    As a new entrant to the university, this module prepares you for developing an understanding of - and skills for - academic study and the world of work, and the professional and personal skills you 'll need. You'll be introduced to all aspects of university study and being an IT professional, allowing your ideas to be explored and developed throughout your time at LSBU and beyond. The topics studied will be used to develop the skills that both a graduate and an IT professional will require, and will give you ample opportunities to develop your intellectual skills as well as your practical ones. In addition to these topics on professionalism, the module will introduce you to a range of topics relating to computer-based information systems, e-business and how business organisations work. The module is largely based on some existing model syllabi as devised by professional bodies such as the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS), but this has been adapted for the particular needs of LSBU’s new entrants. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Mathematical Analysis for Informatics
    Programmes within the informatics domain will have an emphasis on the business and managerial functions of organisations. This module will introduce you to the logical and discrete mathematical structures and models, which are commonly used in the broad field of Informatics and which underpin any study of a branch of this discipline. The module will emphasise the formulation of problems into mathematical forms, the interpretation of solutions and the identification of problem characteristics to help suggest modelling approaches. Provisions will be made (typically one hour per week) to allow us to bring you, if necessary, to a level of confidence and expertise in those areas of essential basic mathematics that should have been covered at earlier levels. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Media, Computers and Networks
    The module will provide you with a first course in systems theory and the analysis of requirements from a socio-technical perspective. The module will explore the modelling of both hard and soft requirements from human, data and process centred perspectives. You'll study requirements analysis as the expression of the business rules of an organisation. Elements of organisational theory and organisational behaviour, with particular reference to technology and culture, will be introduced alongside systems architectures, the systems development life cycle and aspects of change management. Unified Modeling Language will be used throughout. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Socio-Technical Analysis of Requirements
    The module will provide you with a first course in systems theory and the analysis of requirements from a socio-technical perspective. The module explores the modelling of both hard and soft requirements from human, data and process centred perspectives. You will study requirements analysis as the expression of the business rules of an organisation.  Elements of organisational theory, organisational behaviour with particular reference to technology and culture are introduced alongside systems architectures, the systems development life cycle and aspects of change management. UML is used throughout.
  • Software Development 1
    This module will introduce you to developing small business systems using PC based applications. In this module you'll learn how to build integrated systems that meet business users’ requirements. The bottom-up approach adopted by the module will enable you to explore and learn how to use the various tools that these applications provide for building and integrating systems. You'll consider the need for and use of programming languages, and the requirement to adhere to a professional approach when developing software systems. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Software Development 2
    This module will help you to develop a vocabulary and acquire some simple programming skills using a programming language. It does this by having you develop your own system over the course of the module, supported by the exercises and examples provided in parallel. This experience will include developing familiarity with Objects and Classes, gaining experience in simple Graphical User Interfaces, and looking at good development principles and the kind of support an Integrated Development Environment will provide: all important aspects of the application development process in whatever environment or programming language you may use in the future. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

Year 2

  • Database Systems
    The database is now the underlying framework of the information system, and it has fundamentally changed the way companies, organisations and individuals work. This module will cover the fundamentals of the database field. The subject of the database field is concerned with how to use computers to store and manage data, usually large quantities of data. This is, first and foremost, an introductory module to database management systems. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
  • Research & Professional Practice
    This module will provide you with the necessary methodological, analytical and development skills needed to design, implement, and analyse a piece of independent research or development piece of work in the form of a consultancy tender, reflection, etc. at an undergraduate level in the field of Informatics. The module will focus on general issues you're likely to adopt for your research project such as: the Research and Development life cycle; collecting and analysing primary and secondary sources of knowledge; elementary consultancy skills, ethics and managing your time effectively and presenting your findings in a coherent manner. The module will focus on specific issues related to your chosen pathway by providing specific pathway tutorial groups where you'll explore, in greater depth, those issues most likely to be relevant for your chosen pathway. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • User-Centred Design
    This module provides the practical tools and techniques required to design, develop and evaluate effective interactive systems in an ever-changing digital age. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • System Design Techniques
    This module explores the techniques for systems analysis and design, divided mainly into four areas: traditional methodologies, agile methodologies, systems thinking methodologies and professionally recognised project management techniques. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.

Plus three optional modules from:

  • Developing Web Applications
    In this module you'll learn about the technologies used to build the distributed applications by which digital business is conducted. You'll learn how dynamic client interfaces to applications held on remote servers are built and how dynamic processes on servers use databases and other files to both provide and interact with those client interfaces. As well as experimenting with the fundamental mechanisms involved, you'll explore how these are used in a range of complex real world business applications. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • IT Infrastructure and Management
    This module address the range of topics required to plan, implement and manage computer networks of the type used in a wide range of business environments. Emphasis is given to those methods and skills required to deal with systems containing clients, servers and networking devices as effectively and efficiently as possible. This module will give due prominence to current techniques such as multimedia networking and virtualisation, together with foundation topics such as TCP/IP and file/print serving. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
  • Introduction to Data Science
    This module is the first specialty module for the Business Intelligence pathway. The module provides a comprehensive overview of business intelligence and introduces the concepts, framework, architecture, main components, tools and platforms of business intelligence. The focus of the practical aspect of this module is business intelligence reporting. You'll gain hands-on experience of implementing a desktop-based dashboard system for business intelligence reporting using Tableau® Desktop and SAS® Enterprise Guide. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
  • Management Concepts & Evaluation Techniques
    The module will introduce you to aspects of organisational behaviour that need to be taken into account when designing, developing, implementing and maintaining IT systems. It will provide an introduction to organisational structure and culture, managerial roles and information requirements, management and strategy, technological innovation, change management, ethics and the law. The module will also foster your ability to make information system and information technology decisions from a management perspective, evaluating IT value and return on investments. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Systematic Software Development
    This module will deepen your understanding of software development processes and their associated products. You'll learn how to develop software systematically from initial requirements through to acceptance testing, and how to achieve high quality in terms of reliability, robustness and maintainability. You'll enhance your programming skills and develop new skills in the areas of program design utilising patterns, user interface design and implementation, and rigorous testing. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
  • Managing Technological Innovation
    The history of technological innovation has been nothing short of remarkable, affecting our lives, the effectiveness of organisations, the profitability of industries, the well-being of societies and the prosperity of nations. Understanding the processes that underpin technological innovation is therefore crucial, whether you're a user or producer of technological innovation. And if you're involved in managing innovation processes, an understanding of the overall process of innovation and its variations is a core professional competence. This course examines innovation from a management perspective, enabling you to improve how you contribute to the process and management of technological innovation. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

    Year 3

    • Optional placement year
      The placement gives you the opportunity to spend a year in the workplace, honing your transferable skills and proving your academic learning in the development of real world systems. The assessment of the placement is designed to support and accredit the experience by formalising personal development outcomes, and by contextualising prior learning. Regular online contact with tutors, peer contact and placement support will be maintained throughout the year. Assessment method: 100% coursework. 

    Year 4

    • Honours Informatics Project
      The project contributes significantly towards the final degree. In your final year you'll spend about 2 days a week on your project. Future employers will probably ask you about your project, and use performance in the project as one of the most reliable guides to your potential. Requests for references often ask about the project. This module will allow you to demonstrate, through a practical application, the extent of theoretical knowledge gained in the first two years of study, practical skills acquired in the subsequent year of industrial or commercial training and further theoretical and practical skills acquired during the final year of study. The project is therefore a very important piece of work. The project is intended to demonstrate to the examiners your ability to undertake and complete, to a satisfactory standard, all the parts of a professional piece of work. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
    • IS Project Management
      As you come towards the end of your honours degree, this module takes a broad and reflective view of the profession in a holistic and critical manner. It considers matters of professional and ethical relevance, and particularly considers issues that are of contemporary significance to the subject area. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.

    Plus three optional modules from:

    • Distributed Computer Systems
      Not only the business we are doing, but also our everyday lives depend increasingly on distributed systems linking computers and other devices, from mobile phones to ambient systems, together in a seamless and transparent way. The components of such systems are usually geographically distributed. This module develops the concept of message-passing concurrency and provides a comprehensive source of material on the principles and practice of distributed computer systems. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • IT Systems Administration
      This module will cover the range of organisational and technical procedures required to effectively manage modern computer systems within a typical business environment. Emphasis will be given to planning and design, rather than reactive problem-solving. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Digital Content Management
      Modern websites are interactive applications rather than repositories of information, and sophisticated features are taken for granted by both users and owners of the sites. Most organisations have large amounts of digital content, whether of the nature of static information, dynamic news or digital assets which are products in themselves. To handle the required level of complexity and interactive sophistication this demands, powerful Content Management Systems have been developed. This module will explore what these systems are, what they do and why they are necessary. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Principles of Data Mining
      This module provides a broad introduction to the basic theory, concepts, and techniques of data mining, and its role in business intelligence. It will cover the main topics in the area. The focus of the practical aspect of this module is business analytics. SAS® Enterprise Miner and SAS® Enterprise Guide will be taught and used throughout in order for you to develop practical skills in solving real world data mining problems. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Social & Collaborative Computing
      This module looks at all aspects of social networking that are currently used for both business and pleasure. It also examines collaborative software and how it can be used to best effect. The module provides a thorough understanding of user activity in these areas, how users can be supported and managed and how the various systems can be used to their best effect. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Web Services, Security & Management
      This module covers the practical issues of both hosting and managing web sites, including security and server configuration. It also covers the various approaches used to implement the web services that enable cloud computing, and the competing techniques for implementing the semantic web. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Strategic IT Management
      This module will introduce you to the concepts involved in strategic management of information technology. It's designed to address the considerable managerial problems that exist for managers seeking to ensure the effective and efficient utilisation of information technology to aid business performance in contemporary organisations. The module will develop your ability to evaluate the impact of IT/IS on a wider global economy, and the influence of IT/IS in modern corporate enterprises. You'll be expected to identify the role and expectations of various stakeholders in any contemporary organisation businesses as part of the strategic IT/IS planning process. Assessment method: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Information Management and Decision Support Systems
      Changes in the global business environment combined with rapid advances in ICT have transformed information into a valuable asset and a source of competitive advantage. Different tools and techniques are required to manage and make the most effective use of information. In this module you'll examine these tools and techniques to explore the role of information within organisations and look at how different systems analysis and modelling techniques (e.g. soft systems approaches) can be used to structure complex decision problems. You'll also study the softer issues associated with the management of information and the legal and ethical implications of misuse of information, compare problem structuring and modelling approaches, and explore the organisational, social and systems views that contextualise these approaches. The module is both practical and theoretical, making much use of case studies. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Engineering Software
      There are situations where the software we develop must be highly reliable, for example, safety-critical applications and software designed for re-use. From studying this module you'll gain insight into some of the techniques used in the development of highly reliable software. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Network Configuration and Management
      This module examines the theory and practice of networking with emphasis on the issues that relate to the design and provision of the most appropriate network technologies for modern business organisations. Assessment methods: 60% coursework, 40% exam.
    • Data Analytics Systems Design and Development
      This module covers the knowledge, tools and techniques necessary for the design of Business Intelligence (BI) Systems. Also the techniques and practices for building typical environments for use in a range of BI–based analytics purposes.

      Employability

      No. 3 London Uni for Personal Development - Computer Science

      National Student Survey 2015

      This course will prepare you for a career in Information Technology across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, specifically in roles such as IT Project Manager, ICT Manager, IT System/Business Analyst or Information Systems Manager.

      It will also prepare you for roles in technical fields such as computer operations, computer systems sales and service, programming, systems analysis, software engineering and technical authorship.

      Skills for work

      Our degrees in this area equip working professional who require a combination of computing and other capabilities, especially in the world of business and commerce. You'll develop a wide range of employability skills through an emphasis on a vocational approach to teaching.

      Progression to postgraduate studies

      What to expect from your career

      While technical skills are needed for many roles, you often need strong teamwork, problem solving and communication skills as well.

      IT Consultant

      Working in IT is a constant learning process and, in order to be successful, you will need to keep on top of industry developments and teach yourself new skills all the time. There's a definite advantage to being based in London or the South East, where 39% of IT and Telecoms professionals are located. (National Careers Service).

      IT consultants work with clients to advise them how best to use information technology to either meet certain objectives, or overcome problems. The average annual salary for an IT consultant is around £43,000. (Prospects)

      Web Developer

      Web developers work with clients to design, build and maintain websites and website applications. Starting salaries for junior roles are between £19,000- £22,000, although with experience this can rise to £35,000. (National Careers Service)

      Systems Analyst

      System analysts design new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity. Junior analysts typically have salaries around £25,000, but more experienced analysts earn up to £40,000. (Prospects)

      LSBU Employability Services

      LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course. LSBU offers a comprehensive Employability Service, with a range of initiatives to complement your studies, including:

      • direct engagement from employers who come in to interview and talk to students
      • Job Shop and on-campus recruitment agencies to help your job search
      • mentoring and work shadowing schemes.

      Placements

      The placement gives you the opportunity to spend a year in the work-place, honing your transferable skills and proving your academic learning in the development of real-world systems. The assessment of the placement is designed to support and accredit the experience by formalising personal development outcomes, and by contextualising prior learning. Regular on-line contact with tutors, peer-contact and placement support will be maintained throughout the year.

      Timetable

      Staff

      Dr Aziz Ait-Braham

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer

      Aziz specialises in databases and information systems, but he has also taught other IT-related subjects. He is currently Course Director for the Department of Informatics' BSc courses.


      Prof. Ebad Banissi

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Professor

      Ebad Banissi is Professor of Informatics and Head of the Visualisation and Graphics Research Unit, and coordinator of the Doctoral Research Programme within the Department of Informatics.


      Dr Safia Barikzai

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer

      Safia is a business IT Pathway Leader and Informatics Placement coordinator, actively looking for placement links with potential employers.


      Elroy Benjamin

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer

      Elroy Benjamin is Course Director for the Extended Degree in Computing and Module Coordinator for various maths and computing modules. He has an engineering background and significant industrial experience.


      Allan Blair

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Visiting Professor

      Allan Blair is a Visiting Professor of the Division of Computer Sciences and Informatics at London South Bank University (LSBU).


      Prof. Phillip Burrell

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Professor

      Phillip specialises in Intelligent Decision Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Case-Based Reasoning; particular interests are in knowledge representation formalisms, reasoning with uncertainty, fuzzy logic and Bayesian Inference.


      Dr Martin Bush

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Associate Professor

      Martin's specialist teaching areas include computer operating systems and internet technologies. His research specialism is novel forms of multiple-choice assessment. He is founder/director of the educational assessment company QuizSlides Ltd.


      Paul Carden

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer and Outreach Lead

      Paul specialises in computer networking, managing mobile technologies and the design and development of mobile apps.


      Mike Child

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer

      Mike Child is a Senior Lecturer in Informatics at London South Bank University (LSBU).


      Julie McCarthy

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Part-Time Lecturer

      Julie McCarthy has been teaching at London South Bank University for over ten years, having completing an MSc in IT at Kingston University.


      Lucia Otoyo

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Sessional Lecturer

      Lucia Otoyo is a Sessional Lecturer in Informatics and Director of QuizSlides Limited.


      Prof. Shushma Patel

      School/Division: Engineering /
      Job title: Director of Education and Student Experience; Chair of University Research Ethics Committee

      Prof. Patel's specialist areas include Information Systems, Cognitive Informatics, Change Management, Organisational Behaviour and Qualitative Research. She chairs the Ethics Committee and joined the LSBU Board of Governors in 2012.


      Peter Rosner

      School/Division: Engineering / Computer Science and Informatics
      Job title: Senior Lecturer

      Peter Rosner is an experienced software engineer. His interests are in software development in Java and include user interface design, enterprise frameworks and service-oriented software and software metrics, particularly applied to Java.


      Facilities

      Teaching and learning

      Percentage of time spent in different learning activities
      Lectures, seminars and lab-based study Self-directed study
      Year 1 36% 64%
      Year 2 33% 67%
      Year 3 26% 74%

      Entry requirements

      2017 Entry

      For September 2017 entry the number of UCAS tariff points that qualifications are worth is changing. Visit UCAS for guidance on the 2017 tariff

      • A Level BCC or;
      • BTEC National Diploma DMM or;
      • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or;
      • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points
      • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

      We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

      2018 Entry

      • A Level BCC or;
      • BTEC National Diploma DMM or;
      • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits including 3 Merits in Maths and 12 Merits in ICT or;
      • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 112 UCAS points
      • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

      We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

      How to apply

      2017 entry

      All Home and EU students who want to start a full-time undergraduate course this September can apply to us today if you already have your results. You'll be applying through Clearing which allows you to apply directly to LSBU. Before applying to LSBU you need to have:

      1. all your exam results
      2. already applied with UCAS
      3. know the course you're interested in studying - complete a course search

      When you're ready apply online through Clearing. Also read more on our Clearing information page.

      International students (non-EU) who are not applying through UCAS for 2017 entry can complete the LSBU International Online Application Form - visit the International how to apply page.

      Part-time students applying for 2017 entry can apply online. Students wishing to apply for part-time health courses can find specific details on how to apply by searching our Course Finder.

      2018 entry

      International (non Home/EU) applicants should follow our international how to apply guide.

      Instructions for Home/EU applicants
      Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
      Mode
      Part-time
      Duration
      6 years
      Start date
      September
      Application code
      4935
      Application method
      Mode
      Part-time
      Duration
      4 years
      Start date
      September
      Application code
      4156
      Application method
      Mode
      Sandwich
      Duration
      4 years
      Start date
      September
      Application code
      GK00
      Application method
      Mode
      Full-time
      Duration
      3 years
      Start date
      September
      Application code
      GK00
      Application method

      All full-time undergraduate students apply to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) using the University's Institution Code L75. Full details of how to do this are supplied on our How to apply webpage for undergraduate students.

      All part-time students should apply directly to London South Bank University and full details of how to do this are given on our undergraduate How to apply webpage.

      Accommodation

      Students should apply for accommodation at London South Bank University (LSBU) as soon as possible, once we have made an offer of a place on one of our academic courses. Read more about applying for accommodation at LSBU.

      Finance

      It's a good idea to think about how you'll pay university tuition and maintenance costs while you're still applying for a place to study. Remember – you don't need to wait for a confirmed place on a course to start applying for student finance. Read how to pay your fees as an undergraduate student.

      Fees and funding

      Fees are shown for new entrants to courses, for each individual year of a course, together with the total fee for all the years of a course. Continuing LSBU students should refer to the Finance section of our student portal, MyLSBU. Queries regarding fees should be directed to the Fees and Bursary Team on: +44 (0)20 7815 6181.

      Part-time
      The fee shown is for entry 2017/18.
      UK/EU fee: £4625.00International fee: £6250.00
      AOS/LSBU code: 4935Session code: 1PS00
      Total course fee:
      UK/EU £27750.00
      International £37500.00
      The fee shown is for entry 2017/18.
      UK/EU fee: £6935.00International fee: £9375.00
      AOS/LSBU code: 4156Session code: 1PS00
      Total course fee:
      UK/EU £27740.00
      International £37500.00

      For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for undergraduate students.

      Possible fee changes

      Current regulatory proposals suggest that institutions will be permitted to increase fee levels in line with inflation up to a specified fee cap. Specifically, LSBU may be permitted to increase its fees for new and existing Home and EU undergraduate students from 2017/18 onwards. The University reserves the right to increase its fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any governmental guidance or decisions.

      The fees for international students are reviewed annually, and additionally the University reserves the right to increase tuition fees in line with inflation up to 4 per cent.

      Scholarships

      We offer students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Many of our scholarships are given as direct tuition fee discounts and we encourage all eligible students to apply for our Access Bursary. New home full-time undergraduate students meeting eligibility criteria could receive a £1,000 cash bursary by joining us in the 2017/18 academic year. Find out more about all our scholarships and fee discounts for undergraduate students.

      International students

      As well as being potentially eligible for our undergraduate scholarships, International students can also benefit from a range of specialist scholarships. Find out more about International scholarships.

      Please check your fee status and whether you are considered a home, EU or international student for fee-paying purposes by reading the UKCISA regulations.

      Case studies

      Select a case study and read about practical project work, students' placement experiences, research projects, alumni career achievements and what it’s really like to study here from the student perspective.

      Prepare to start

      We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.

      Applicant Open Days

      To help you and your family feel confident about your university choice we run Applicant Open Days. These are held at subject level so students start getting to know each other and the academic staff who will be teaching them. These events are for applicants only and as an applicant you would receive an email invitation to attend the relevant event for your subject.

      Enrolment and Induction

      Enrolment takes place before you start your course. On completing the process, new students formally join the University. Enrolment consists of two stages: online, and your face-to-face enrolment meeting. The online process is an online data gathering exercise that you will complete yourself, then you will be invited to your face-to-face enrolment meeting.

      At LSBU, you will be required to provide:

      • Original proof of all of your existing qualifications related to your course offer at LSBU. For example, original A-Level certificates or original Degree certificate.
      • Details of how you will pay your tuition fees if you are funded via Student Finance England or another sponsor, or payment if you are self-funded.
      • Two original forms of ID which show your full name and date of birth and immigration status. For example your passport or birth certificate. Please note some applicants will be required to show additional evidence to verify your immigration status.

      In September, applicants who have accepted an unconditional offer to study at LSBU will be sent details of induction, which is when they are welcomed to the University and their School. Induction helps you get the best out of your university experience, and makes sure you have all the tools to succeed in your studies.

      Read more about Enrolment and Induction on MyLSBU, our student portal.

       
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      Tel: 0800 923 8888

      Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6100

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      Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6189

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