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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 86 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:

  • Titulo de Bachiller Academico (65/100 or 6.5/10)

Undergraduate Entry

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

  • Técnico en...(2½ year) pass
  • Successful completion of 1 year of university at a recognised institution in Colombia
  • Tecnólogo Especializado en...(3 year) (Possible second year entry)

Postgraduate Entry

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

  • Licenciado / Professional title (4 years or more) with GPA 3.6/5
  • Diploma de Especialización (Diploma of Specialisation) with GPA 3.6/5

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 Colombian 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 Colombia.

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 Colombia

We currently have a number of representatives working in Colombia. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact

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.