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If you're thinking of studying with us at London South Bank University (LSBU), our entry requirements, scholarships and details of how to apply are laid out below to help you with your application.

Entry requirements

We accept a range of English language qualifications (PDF File 201 KB). Please contact the international office for further details.

Foundation course requirements

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (including: English Language and Maths)
  • English requirements: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

If your qualification is higher than this see our information for undergraduates or postgraduates.

Undergraduate course requirements

To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:

  • a suitable UK foundation course (60% minimum)
  • GCE A' Level (West African Examinations Council)
  • Bachelor Degree from the University of Gambia
  • Higher Diploma from a gambian college for a possible Year one entry
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

If your qualification is higher than this see our information for postgraduates.

Postgraduate course requirements

To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:

  • UK British Bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum grade of 2.2. You may need a 2.1 grade for some course
  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

If your qualification is lower than this level please see the information for undergraduates.

How to apply

The process to apply for a course varies to whether you study as an undergraduate or postgraduate student. You should also find out how to apply for any available scholarships.

Visa information

As a Gambian 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 Gambia.

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 Gambia.

Scholarships

We currently offer a wide variety of scholarships with a total value of £1 million. Read more about LSBU scholarships for international students.

Representatives in Gambia

We currently do not have any representatives based in Gambia. If you would like further assistance regarding London South Bank University or making an application please contact us at international@lsbu.ac.uk.

LSBU in Gambia

We are pleased to introduce our International Officers Francis Glover and Aissata Edmondson. They are responsible for applications from Gambia. 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 international@lsbu.ac.uk.

UK contact

If you have any further questions regarding the application process or questions regarding courses please contact our Enquiries Manager via email international@lsbu.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 20 7815 6189.

 
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