London South Bank University (LSBU) welcomes applications from students of any nationality. For any information or if you have any questions regarding our application process or courses please contact our Enquiries Manager, via email email@example.com or telephone +44 (0)20 7815 6189.
Foundation course requirements
To apply for a foundation course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Tawjihiya/Thanawihya/General Secondary School Certificate with pass grades
- English language requirements are as follows: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
If your qualification is higher than this, see our undergraduate or postgraduate sections below.
Undergraduate entry requirements
To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Suitable UK Foundation Course (60% minimum)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma, 24 points
- A Levels – see course pages for requirements
- Diploma2/3 years with a good GPA
- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
Postgraduate entry requirements
To apply for a postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- Bachelor Degree
- Taught Masters Degree
- Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
- English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
If your qualification is lower than this see our information for undergraduates or foundation courses, above.
Representatives in Bahrain
We currently have established representatives working in Bahrain. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact one of our representatives:
As a Bahraini national you will need to obtain a student visa or equivalent to be able to study with us at LSBU. The main route for students to come to the UK to study is the Tier 4 General student visa. We have information about visas and immigration on our website and guidance on the requirements. It is also important to refer to the information and Tier 4 Policy Guidance which is available on the Home Office website. You should also check the visa processing times if you are applying from Bahrain.
You may be able to apply for a short-term study visa if you are coming to do a course of 6 months or less. For more information, please see our visas and immigration page and the Home Office website. You can also check the visa processing times if you are applying from Bahrain.
Scholarships and fees
Read about how to apply to LSBU as an undergraduate or postgraduate student and also find out information on a range of scholarships and fee discounts for international students. You can find out more about visas and immigration. Current students can see more in MyLSBU.
LSBU in Bahrain
Our International Officers Francis Glover and Aissata Edmondson are responsible for applications from Bahrain. Throughout the year, we do travel overseas and these events are shown in the What's on section of our website. If you have any questions regarding LSBU, our courses or applying, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International One to One appointmentsBook online
28 August 2019International Conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
28 August 2019CIPD courses at LSBU information evening
5 October 2019University Open Day
7 October 2019School of Business Graduation Ceremony 2019
14 October 2019Graduation Ceremony: School of Arts and Creative Industries; School of Applied Sciences; School of Law and Social Sciences
28 October 2019LSBU Graduations 2019: School of the Built Environment; School of Engineering
4 November 2019School of Health and Social Care Graduation Ceremony 2019
9 November 2019University Open Day
22 November 2019Choose Your Next Steps
27 November 2019Postgraduate Open Evening
Enabling engineers to become more entrepreneurial
23 August 2019
Mature students aiming for career change make LSBU first choice in Clearing
15 August 2019
Chiropractic student wins ‘best new delegate’ at World Congress of Chiropractic Students AGM
6 August 2019
Drama graduates perform at Kingston's International Youth Arts Fringe Festival
8 July 2019
Design students win 2019 PVC Redesigned competition
5 July 2019
Bakery students achieve great success at the Alliance of Bakery Students and Trainees Conference 2019
3 July 2019
LSBU first UK university to launch fully chartered town planner apprenticeship scheme
27 June 2019
Engineering the Future: Two teams of LSBU students make it to Design Challenge National Finals
27 June 2019
LSBU celebrates wealth of local business talent at Southwark Business Awards Gala Finale
18 June 2019