LSBU is well known for the quality of their taught curriculum, and their highly professional teaching staff are able to adapt the curriculum to include the latest and most relevant industry developments. Many of the university staff are actively involved in the field of their subject areas, and work as consultants for world-leading enterprises. Courses are accredited by or developed in partnership with leading professional bodies, and LSBU holds the highest possible rating from the independent Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
LSBU is a research-driven institution and invests a lot of resources in seeking innovative solutions for the world of business and commerce, and beyond.
The university’s seven academic schools are involved in numerous ongoing applied research programmes in collaboration with their network of leading commercial partners. LSBU is conducting pioneering research into foot and ankle biometrics, in partnership with global fitness brand, Fitflop, while also researching new methods of sustainably cooling the London Underground, and their research outcomes have been integrated with a GBP 500 million upgrade of the city’s tube system.
73 per cent of LSBU’s research was assessed within the two highest rating bands for ‘impact’ (4* and 3*) in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) placing the university in the top three modern universities in London. More information about LSBU’s research output can be found online.
LSBU offer a select number of postgraduate degree courses on a distance learning basis, allowing students more flexibility with working hours, and the ability to organise their studies around existing work or personal commitments. These courses include options within subject areas such as business and management, design and architecture, arts, engineering and technology as well as education and training.
Remote learning is possible due to the university’s highly efficient online learning hub, which delivers course material and resources as well as a platform for receiving tutorials and feedback on assignments from lecturers and personal tutors.
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