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 111 KB). Please contact the international office for further details.
Foundation entry requirements
To apply for a Foundation course at LSBU you'll need to hold one of the following:
- Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama with 60% average
- International Baccalaureate Certificate
- English language requirements are IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
If your qualification is higher than this see our undergraduate section on this page.
Undergraduate course requirements
To apply for an undergraduate course at LSBU you need to have one of the following:
- Suitable UKFoundation Course (60% minimum)
- International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 Points
- A Levels
- Diploma inTechnology (from a College of Technology)
- completionof Year 1 of a suitable degree from a recognised institution in Qatar. A good GPA is required
- English language requirements are IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
If your qualification is higher than this see our information for postgraduates or if it is lower see information for foundation courses.
Postgraduate entry requirements
To apply for a postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- Bachelor Degree
- Taught Masters Degree
- Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
- English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
If your qualification is lower than this see our information for undergraduates or information for foundation courses.
Scholarships and fees
Read about how to apply to LSBU as an undergraduate or postgraduate student and also find out information on a range of scholarships and fee discounts for international students. You can find out more about visas and immigration. Current students can see more in MyLSBU.
How to apply
As a Qatari 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 Qatar.
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 and as a Qatari national you can apply for this visa at the port of entry on arrival in the UK. It is important that you are clear that you are coming to the UK to study and show them a letter from the University to confirm this. 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 Qatar.
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 Qatar
We currently have an established representative working in Qatar. If you would like assistance with your application, please visit Education Basket.
LSBU in Qatar
Our International Officers Francis Glover and Aissata Edmondson are responsible for applications from Qatar. Throughout the year, we do travel overseas and these events are shown in the What's on section of our website. If you have any questions regarding LSBU, our courses or applying, email email@example.com.