We look for evidence of your motivation and commitment, alongside aptitude and potential.
It’s important that you have a good understanding of maths, communication and IT, along with knowledge and interest in the subject area you're applying to.
Course entry requirements
Each course has specific entry requirements, which are listed on each course in the tab 'Entry requirements'. Search Course Finder for full course information including entry requirements.
You must have five GCSE passes at grade C or above – including English and Maths – to study any of our courses. We’ll also accept Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and English in place of GCSEs. If you completed your English and Maths GCSE under the new grading system, you’ll need a grade 4 or higher.
UCAS Tariff points explained
Undergraduate university courses explain their entry requirements in UCAS Tariff points. For home students, many of the qualifications you hold, such as GCE A-levels, BTEC National or qualifications at a level comparable to them, give you a Tariff point score.
Tariff point requirements vary across courses so make sure you read the entry requirements for each course using our Course Finder.
The UCAS tariff calculator is a useful tool to add up what your qualifications are worth in terms of tariff points.
International entry requirements
We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Each of our country pages explains specific entry requirements, including the English language qualification you need before studying here.
For a list of our accepted English language entry requirements please see below or visit your country page. For more details, or with any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
English language qualifications needed to study at LSBU
Undergraduate level required
Postgraduate level required (for 'MSc with Internshi' requirements, please see below)
Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing Service)
6.0 (with no component below 5.5)
6.5 (with no component below 5.5), subject to course. Check course entries in our Course Finder for specific information.