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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.
We accept a range of English language qualifications (PDF File 201 KB). Please contact the international office for further details.
Foundation year 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for a foundation course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with overall marks of 50% plus
- International Baccalaureate Certificate
If your qualification is higher than this see our undergraduate or postgraduate sections.
Undergraduate course requirements
To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Three passes at GCE A Level (required grades dependant on LSBU course applied for)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points or higher
- Accredited UK Foundation programme: 55-60% or higher
- Two-year Bachelor Degree from a recognised institution in Pakistan: 60% or higher
Possible advanced entry or top-up
Please note: some LSBU courses require specific units/subjects at HSC/A Level/IB etc. See individual course entry requirements for details.
If your qualification is higher than this see our information for postgraduates or if it is lower than this please see the information for foundation courses.
Postgraduate course requirements
To apply for a postgraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Four year Bachelor degree (1st class)
- Two year Bachelor degree and two year Masters degree (1st class).
Please note: 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.
How to apply
As a Pakistani 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 Tier 4 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 Tier 4 Policy Guidance which is available on the Home Office website. You should also check the visa processing times if you are applying from Pakistan.
You may be able to apply for a short-term study visa if you are coming to do a course of 6 months or less. 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 Pakistan.
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 Pakistan
We currently have an established and reliable representative working in Pakistan. If you would like assistance with your application, please contact one of our representatives listed below:
- HR Consultants
- Education Resources Network
If you have any further questions regarding the application process or questions regarding courses please contact our Enquiries Manager via email email@example.com or phone +44 (0) 20 7815 6189.