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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

To apply for a foundation course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:

  • Tawjihiya/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.

Visa information

As a Jordanian 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 Jordan.

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 Jordan.


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

Our scholarships include Nationality Scholarships for residents of Jordan.

Representatives in Jordan

We currently have established representatives working in Jordan. If you would like assistance with your application, please see their details below.

LSBU in Jordan

Our International Officers Francis Glover and Aissata Edmondson are responsible for applications from Jordan. 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

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