Our dedicated academics are passionate about social justice and global responsibility, and look to deliver hands-on and engaging learning experiences. With a practical approach to social sciences, we contextualise your learning with object handling, facilitated classroom debates, and stimulating seminar discussions on subject material such as gender, sexual identity, political economy, criminal justice and issues in contemporary sociology.
Our graduates benefit from a wide-range of employment opportunities and now work in the voluntary, social research, cultural venues, and even the cabinet office. The practical nature of our courses actively encourages you to undertake placements and enhances your learning throughout, ultimately increasing your employability.
You’ll be studying in the heart of London, surrounded by the politicians, policy-makers and legislative bodies that define our society and culture. Our central location enables students to network with large organisations, and to benefit from guest lecturers working in the industry.
London University overall in Criminology (Guardian League Table, 2018).
London university for 'Learning opportunities' (National Student Survey, 2018).
Benefit from the knowledge of applied skills, taught by experienced staff directly from industry.
Visit us on our Open Days and discuss your study options with our academics, talk to current students about their experience of LSBU, take a tour of our vibrant central London campus and experience our industry-standard facilities and student residences.
Student Experience team
Receive dedicated support from our Student Experience Team, including personal tutoring, help finding placements, and entrepreneurial support.
Diana came to London South Bank University (LSBU) through clearing and studied Sociology BSc (Hons), which was her favourite course at A levels.
During her Sociology degree, alumna Margaret developed a specific interest in the role of government, something that has since led to a career.
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How black nurses were vital to our health service even before Windrush, a talk by Stephen Bourne
17 May 2018
LSBU supports Southwark Council’s successful bid to regenerate Walworth heritage
12 January 2018
Enhancing global learning on migration and refugee law
21 December 2017
Approval from President of American Bar Association
19 December 2017
LSBU through to quarter finals of Property Law Mooting Competition
19 December 2017
Thomas’ success proves Asperger’s is no barrier in academia
29 November 2017
LSBU leads by example in tackling sustainability challenges
22 November 2017
Mayor of London certifies LSBU a healthy place to work
15 November 2017
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25 June 2018Social Sciences Taster Day
26 June 2018Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies Taster Day
26 June 2018Law Taster Day
27 June 2018Education Taster Day
28 June 2018Youth Crime & (In)Justice
15 October 2018Graduation Ceremony - School of Arts and Creative Industries; School of Applied Sciences; School of Law and Social Sciences