University profile

London South Bank University

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2016/17 edition

About London South Bank University

Fast forward your career with a postgraduate degree at London South Bank University. We offer vocational, professionally focused courses designed to help you succeed, and have been since 1892.

High graduate salaries

Masters graduates earn on average £200,000 more than those with only an undergraduate degree over their lifetime, and 90% of our postgraduate students are in full-time work or further education within six months of graduating. In Architecture, Building and Planning our postgraduate students can expect to earn more than any other students in London when they graduate, and for Engineering, Technology and Biological Sciences we’re in the top two for postgraduate starting salaries in London.*

*Sunday Times League Table 2015 (data purchased from HESA)

Professionally focused courses

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Most of our courses are either accredited or developed in partnership with professional bodies, and members of our academic staff are often industry professionals who continue to foster working relationships in their respective fields. This professional focus means you’ll be well-placed to join professional bodies, build connections and explore career opportunities. Add to this our alumni network of over 80,000 people worldwide, and schemes such as our award winning ‘give back culture’ and Legal Advice Clinic and you’ll begin to appreciate how motivated we are to help you succeed.

Wide-ranging and applied research

We are a top London modern university for research impact and over 150 major British companies have formed commercial research partnerships with LSBU. For example we’re working with Transport for London to cool the tube and Sellafield Limited to improve nuclear safety. In 2014 we supported over 50 student led businesses and social enterprises. This commercial and industry-led approach means our research is both applied and diverse, and you’ll work in some of London’s top facilities and laboratories to carry it out.

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Central London location

Our central location close to London’s cultural South Bank means you have easy access to all the opportunities and attractions that the capital has to offer. Elephant and Castle is vibrant and exciting, with plenty of shops, bars and cafés to enjoy in the local area. Our main campus is close to mainline stations London Waterloo and London Bridge, and sits on the doorstep of Elephant & Castle Underground station.

Scholarships offered

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With our flexible payment schemes and scholarships your career could be on fast forward sooner than you think. Please get in touch if you have any further questions on funding available to you.

Contact us

Contact our dedicated postgraduate enquires team to arrange a one-to-one meeting, or come in and sees us at an open day to find out more.

How to apply

Home, EU should apply for our full-time and part-time postgraduate taught courses in the UK using the online system provided by the UK Postgraduate Application and Statistical Service (UKPASS). International students can apply online.

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