Taught course


London South Bank University · Architecture and Design

Entry requirements

This course is usually intended for graduates of architecture courses where students who hold the Part 1 professional qualification of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Applicants to the course should have a first degree in architecture (2:2 or better); however, the University recognises that individuals may develop additional skills outside of university and will interview such applicants with a portfolio of relevant academic and practice work. Please see the LSBU website for the full entry criteria.

Months of entry


Course content

This is primarily a design-based course underpinned by a strong theoretical and technical base. Students on the course are offered a choice of Vertical Studios identified by subject and theme. Each studio has developed a specialised approach to architecture based on the interests of staff and contemporary issues. Issues explored in recent years have included the relationship between; Architecture and the City; Architecture and the Environment; Sustainable Architecture; Architecture and Popular Culture.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See: www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement

Fees and funding

Please use our online tuition fees checker at: www.lsbu.ac.uk/fees

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Office
+44 (0) 20 7815 7815