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Bulgaria

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

Please note the entry requirements below are general guidelines and each application will be assessed on individual merit. Alternative qualifications may be accepted. If you have any specific questions please feel free to contact us at global@lsbu.ac.uk..

If your first language is not English then you may be required to hold a recognised English language qualification. To check you have the correct qualifications download information on our English Language Requirements (PDF File 124 KB).

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. You can also view our Bulgarian information brochure (PDF File 2,103 KB).

Undergraduate entry requirements

Each course entry in our Course Finder represents entry requirements and the table below shows the equivalent for your country. You may also need to meet the specific subject requirements if this is a requirement of the course.

UK Entry LevelBulgaria Equivalent
AABSuccessfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 5.2
ABB Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 5.0
BBB Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 4.8
BBC Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 4.6
BCC Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 4.6
CCC Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 4.4
CCD Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 4.2
UK HND / Foundation / Extended Degree Bulgaria Equivalent
HND: DDD - EEE Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 3.6 - 4.0
Foundation / Extended Degree: DD - EE Successfully complete Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum GPA of 3.2

Postgraduate entry requirements

Most postgraduate programmes at LSBU require a student to have a bachelor degree with a classification of 2.1, but in some cases it may only require a 2.2. Each entry in our Course Finder indicates the relevant degree classification required and the table below shows the equivalent for your country.

UK Entry LevelBulgaria Equivalent
1.1 Degree (minimum 3 years) Graduate of a Bulgarian university, minimum mark of 5
2.1 Degree (minimum 3 years)  Graduate of a Bulgarian university, minimum mark of 4.5
2.2 Degree (minimum 3 years)  Graduate of a Bulgarian university, minimum mark of 4

For entry to a postgraduate research programme email us at global@lsbu.ac.uk.

English language entry requirements

Secondary School Diploma English 1st language minimum 5 or State Matura exam with a 5.5 or above in English

How to apply

Find out how to apply for any of the courses or scholarships on this page by reading our how to apply information for undergraduates and postgraduates and also our other International pages.

You can also find out about how to apply to us through the Erasmus Scheme or as a Study Abroad student. Email any specific questions to global@lsbu.ac.uk.

Visa information

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 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 Student Visa. You should also check the visa processing times Visa decision waiting times: applicants outside the UK.

For more information, please see our Visas and immigration page and the Home Office website Study English in the UK (Short-term study visa)

Representatives

We may have representatives in your country who if you wish can help guide you with your application to LSBU. For further information and a list of these please contact us at representatives@lsbu.ac.uk.

Contact us

If you have any further questions regarding the application process or questions regarding courses please email global@lsbu.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 20 7123 4842, or Whatsapp on +44 (0) 7732 000551.