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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 124 KB). Please contact the international office for further details.

Foundation course requirements

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

  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate grades one to six
  • Completed part one, year one of a degree
  • English requirements that are as follows: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

Undergraduate course requirements

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

  • suitable UK Foundation Course (60% minimum)
  • passed part one, years one and two of a degree at the University of Botswana
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

Year two undergraduate entry:

If you have completed three years of a relevant degree you may be considered for a year two entry.

If your qualification is higher than this level please see the information for postgraduates.

Postgraduate course requirements

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

  • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
  • a completed Bachelor Degree and Master Degree at the University of Botswana
  • 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 Botswanan 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 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 student visa Policy Guidance which is available on the Home Office website. You should also check the visa processing times if you are applying from Botswana.

For more information, please see our visas and immigration page and the Home Office website.

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 Botswana.

Representatives in Botswana

We currently have an established representative working in Botswana. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact representatives@lsbu.ac.uk.

LSBU in Botswana

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 global@lsbu.ac.uk.

Contact us

If you have any further questions regarding the application process or questions regarding courses please contact our Enquiries Manager via email global@lsbu.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 207 815 6189.