Passport and visa

Nepal

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 entry

  • Nepal Higher Secondary Education Certificate: score below 60%
  • International Baccalaureate Certificate

Undergraduate entry

  • Nepal Higher Secondary Education Certificate: 60% or higher
  • 3 passes at GCE A Level: minimum grades depend on LSBU course applied for
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points or higher
  • Accredited UK Foundation programme: 55-60% or higher
  • Accredited UK National Diploma: Upper or Lower Credit
  • Diploma from Tribhuvan University of 3 years duration: 50% or higher

Possible advanced entry or top-up

  • Accredited UK Higher National Diploma (Possible second year or top-up entry): Upper or Lower Credit

Please note that some LSBU courses require specific units/subjects at HSEC/A Level/IB etc. See individual course entry requirements for details.

Postgraduate entry

  • 3-4 years Honours Degree from a recognised university in Nepal: 60% or higher depending on university and course applied for
  • Honours Degree from a recognised international university: equivalent to UK Bachelor Degree Second Class Honours or higher

Please note that some LSBU courses require specific units/subjects for the first degree. A small number of LSBU courses also require relevant work experience. See individual course entry requirements for details.

Research entry

Please see the Research section of the LSBU Website for information about research degree applications and entry requirements.

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 Nepalese 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 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 Policy Guidance which is available on the Home Office website. You should also check the visa processing times if you are applying from Nepal.

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 Nepal.

Scholarships

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 Nepal

We do not currently have any representatives based in Nepal. If you would like further information regarding LSBU or making an application 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 contact our Enquiries Manager via email global@lsbu.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 207 815 6189.