London South Bank University



LSBU has many strengths. We're committed to creating professional opportunity for all who can benefit, and widening participation in HE. At LSBU, our students are customers. Student achievement and satisfaction is paramount. We continue to develop and improve a truly integrated framework of student support across faculties and central services. We've invested millions of pounds in our campus so you get the best possible facilities.

A real world university

Our courses are geared towards employment. LSBU graduates are consistently ranked in the top 10 for UK graduate starting salaries, so you know you'll have the best start to your career. The portfolio is up to date, attractive, relevant to employment and affordable. Our research and enterprise activities are led by their real world impact. Excellent employer and industry links ensure your qualification is as relevant to the workplace as possible and placement opportunities give you industry experience.

Location, location, location

Situated in the heart of London, you'll have access to a city famed for its diversity and culture. Our Southwark campus is close to a wealth of galleries, museums, shops, bars and music venues. LSBU has two additional campuses; LSBU at Havering and LSBU at Whipps Cross, where the Faculty of Health & Social Care run programmes. 
What's on Offer

LSBU offers courses at all levels with various study patterns and, in most cases, the option to study full-time or part-time. There are often opportunities to progress from one level to another, or have credit gained at other institutions put towards an LSBU award. We encourage applications from a wide range of applicants and have many part-time and mature students studying within the university. 

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London South Bank University
103 Borough Road
United Kingdom
Nearest station: 0.2 miles away

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London South Bank University

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studied Petroleum Engineering MSc at London South Bank University and says:

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Faculty of Business

Achieve your true potential at London's brightest Business School The Faculty of Business at LSBU is a vibrant learning community that offers a wide range of courses in Business, Marketing, Computing, Accounting and Finance and

Creative Industries at LSBU

Illuminating ideas Creative sparkle LSBU is the brighter choice if you're looking to develop your creative future. Explore the stimulating and challenging world of images, production and ideas and prepare to join the fast-changing

Health and Social Care

Thinking of Health and Social Care: Think London South Bank University (LSBU). Do you want to have a rewarding career which makes a profound positive impact on peoples' lives? If so, then here at LSBU we will help you every step of the way

Engineering, Science and The Built Environment

LSBU has been educating professional engineers SINCE 1892 An engineering degree is a big challenge to take on. There is no denying it's an intensive subject to study, but all the hard work does pay off in the long run. Employers do

London South Bank University

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Rank 118th

Student stats

*Data refers to students in their first year only.
  • 67 : 33Full time: Part time
  • 95 : 5UK: International
  • 72 : 28Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 32 : 68School Leavers : Mature students
  • 5,275Number of students

Graduate prospects

  • 79% % in job or further study

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