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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 be eligible to apply for a foundation course at LSBU you will required to hold one of the following:

  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) with marks below the entry criteria for direct entry to a degree programme
  • International Baccalaureate Certificate
  • one of the following English language requirements, Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC): English Grade C, IELTS 4.5 or equivalent 

If your qualification is higher than this see our undergraduate or postgraduate sections on this page.

Undergraduate Course Requirements

To be eligible to apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you will be required to hold one of the following:

  • suitable UK Foundation Course (60% minimum)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 Points
  • Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)
  • Ordinary Technician Diploma: Lower or Upper Credit depending on course applied for
  • National Diploma - in a suitable subject: Lower or Upper Credit depending on course applied for
  • Higher National Diploma in a subject not directly related to an LSBU degree course or students may be considered for Yr 1 entry only. Will need Lower Credit or Upper Credit depending on LSBU course applied for.
  • English language requirements are one of the following: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC): English Grade C (with good Oral mark), IELTS 6.0 or equivalent 

Year 2: Undergraduate Entry

  • completed Year 1 of a relevant Mauritian Bachelor Degree. A GPA at Second Class Lower or above is required with modules covering appropriate subjects.
  • Higher Technician Diploma at Lower Credit or Upper Credit depending on the LSBU course applied for.
  • Diploma (2 Years) from the University of Mauritius. This must be in a relevant subject with good grades.
  • Higher National Diploma at Lower Credit or Upper Credit depending on the LSBU course applied for.
  • one of the following English language requirements: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC): English Grade C (with good Oral mark), IELTS 6.0 or equivalent 

If your qualification is higher than this see our information for postgraduates or if it is lower than this please see the information for foundation courses.

Postgraduate Course Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a taught postgraduate course at LSBU you will be required to hold one of the following:

  • Bachelor Degree of Arts or Science (3 years) at Second Class Lower or above. A Second Class Upper is required for some courses.
  • Bachelor Degree of Technology or Engineering (4 years) at Second Class Lower or above. A Second Class Upper is required for some courses.
  • English language requirements are one of the following: Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC): English Grade C (with good Oral mark), IELTS 6.5 or equivalent 

If your qualification is lower than this see our information for undergraduates or the information for foundation courses.

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 Mauritian 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 Mauritius.

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 Mauritius.

Scholarships

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 Mauritius.

Representatives in Mauritius

We currently have one established and reliable representative based in Mauritius. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact the Professional Training Center (PTC) on:

PTC
34 Vendermeech Street
Rose Hill
Mauritius
Tel: (230) 465 3301 / 465 2980
Fax: (230) 464 5275
Email: enquiries@ptceducation.com
Website: www.ptceducation.com

LSBU in Mauritius

We are pleased to introduce our International Officers Francis Glover and Aissata Edmondson. They are responsible for applications from Mauritius. 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 internat@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 internat@lsbu.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)20 7815 6189.

 
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