Passport and visa


Get in touch

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

Foundation course requirements

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

  • Certificado de Ensino Medio

If your qualification is higher than this see our undergraduate section on this page.

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)
  • International Baccalaureate (24 Points or above)
  • A Levels (Cambridge Overseas) at a suitable level
  • Successfully completed One Year of university studies at a recognised Brazilian Institution.

Year 2 Undergraduate Entry

You will need to hold one of the following:

  • Nivel Technologica (Post 1996 reform). This qualification will not guarantee admission onto Year 2, but will be considered on an individual basis
  • Two years of a relevant Bachelors Degree from a recognised Institution in Brazil. Good grades are required, and units should be a good match for the LSBU course applied for

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

Postgraduate Course Requirements

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

  • Bachelor Degree (four or five years) in a suitable subject from a recognised Institution in Brazil. The majority of courses require a minimum pass grade of 60%.

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 Brazilian 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 Brazil.

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


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 Brazil

We currently have one representative in Brazil. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact

LSBU in Brazil

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

Contact us

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