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New Zealand

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.

Undergraduate Course Requirements

To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following School and/or Post School qualifications:

  • (Pre 1990) New Zealand Scholarship with a minimum of 4
  • University Entrance Certificate with a New Zealand Bursary with a minimum score of 257
  • University Entrance Certificate with National Certificate in Educational Achievement with a minimum of Level 3 (80 credits)
  • National Certificate/Diploma Level 4
  • National Diploma Level 5
  • National Diploma Level 6 may be considered for year two entry
  • New Zealand Technician's Certificate

If you're applying with Post School qualifications your previous study must be relevant to the LSBU course you've applied for.

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

Postgraduate Course Requirements

To be eligible to apply for a postgraduate course at LSBU you need to hold a Bachelor Degree (Hons) with a minimum of a C+. Ordinary Bachelor Degrees, Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas will be considered on an individual basis.

If your qualification is lower than this see our information for undergraduate or 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 New Zealand 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 New Zealand.

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 New Zealand.


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 New Zealand

We do not currently have any representatives based in New Zealand. If you would like further information regarding London South Bank University or making an application please contact us at

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.