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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 entry:

  • Indian Standard XII: average of 50-55%
  • International Baccalaureate Certificate

Undergraduate entry:

  • Indian Standard XII: minimum average of 55-65% or higher (depending on exam board and LSBU course applied for)
  • 3 passes at GCE A Level (required grades dependant on LSBU course applied for)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points or higher
  • Accredited UK Foundation programme: minimum 55-60% or higher
  • Accredited Polytechnic/College Diploma (2 - 3 years duration) 58% or higher

Please note that some LSBU courses require specific units/subjects at Standard XII/A Level/IB etc. See individual course entry requirements for details.

Postgraduate entry:

  • Honours Degree from a prestigious Indian university: 53-55% or higher
  • Honours Degree from a recognised Indian university: 55% or higher
  • Honours Degree from a recognised international university: equivalent to UK Bachelor Degree Second Class Honours or higher

Please note that some LSBU courses require specific units/subjects for the first degree. A small number of LSBU courses also require relevant work experience. See individual course entry requirements for details.

LSBU offered exactly the modules which would help me to get better at what I was doing at my last job and also to move ahead and be a business analyst. So it was my very first choice, and it ranked amongst the best as well, so I had no hesitation in choosing LSBU.

Arrol Rodrigues, MSc IT

Research entry

Please see the Research section of the LSBU Website for information about research degree applications and entry requirements.

English Language:

In addition to the standard LSBU English language requirements we also accept the following from Indian students applying for Bachelor Degree or Taught Masters level entry:

Additional English language qualifications 

Qualification

Bachelor Degree entry

Postgraduate entry

Indian Standard XII English - ICSE, CBSE and Maharashtra exam boards

Students with high grades in English at Standard XIIth will be considered (please contact us for details)

Students with high grades in English at Standard XIIth will be considered (please contact us for details)

Indian Standard XII English – all other State Exam Boards

Students with high grades in English at Standard XIIth will be considered (please contact us for details)

Students with high grades in English at Standard XIIth will be considered (please contact us for details)

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 an Indian 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 India.

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 India.

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 India

LSBU works with a number of educational consultants across India. For details of our current partners please contact the LSBU Country Office, which also offers a range of support services to prospective LSBU students. For more information, please contact our in-country Manager Zarna Pansuria on ioindia@lsbu.ac.uk or +91 98 98249114.

Partner Universities

LSBU has strong links with Loyola College, Chennai, with whom we run two articulated degrees. For further information, please contact the International Office. For a full list of our Partners in India and other countries, visit International Academic Collaborations.

LSBU in India

A number of academic and International Office staff will be visiting India this year. They will be available to discuss all aspects about the University and assist with admissions.

For details of events in India see what's on at LSBU.

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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