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London South Bank University

 

About London South Bank University?

 Top 20 UK university for graduate starting salaries (Sunday Times University Guide 2013)
Many degrees attract worldwide accreditation and recognition
The University enjoys a central London location
Outstanding student support and facilities - 3rd in London for overall student satisfaction amongst modern universities (NSS, 2013)

 

London South Bank University is internationally recognised for excellence in:

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management

 A truly international Business department with extensive collaborations in Europe, China, the USA, India and Thailand.
Close links with professional bodies who accredit a number of the degree programmes at LSBU, including Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Recent graduates have gone on to work for some of the world’s leading organisations such as Nokia, Lloyds TSB, Tesco and RBS.
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance students benefit from ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) accreditation with nine paper exemptions (F1-F9).
BA (Hons) Business Studies students complete a one-year work placement in the UK as part of their degree course.

 

Law, Humanities & Social Sciences

 The University is fully accredited and recognised by the Joint Academic Stage Board of the Bar Standards Board for the single honours LLB degree and all law-major combined honours LLBs.
The teachers are qualified solicitors and barristers, passing on their insights, real-world case expertise and passion for law to the next generation of legal minds.
BA (Hons) Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management students benefit from studying in
one of the world’s leading tourist destinations.
Graduates have gone on to work with international hotel chains, airlines and tour operators worldwide.

 

Computing, Engineering and Sciences

 The University is ranked No.1 in London and 3rd in the UK among the modern universities for research in General Engineering (RAE 2008), and in the Top 20 of all UK universities. 95% of all research work submitted was rated of international quality.
Degrees are accredited by a number of professional bodies including the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).
Architecture and the Built Environment has a long tradition of being recognised by some of the country’s leading chartered institutes.
Architecture undergraduate degrees are accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), equivalent to Part 1.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has accredited degrees and diplomas at LSBU for almost 50 years.
The Construction Management degree is run for the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
Architecture graduates have gone on to work for a number of leading practices including: Richard Rogers Partnership, Norman Fosters, Hawkins Brown, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, Nigel Coates Architects, RHWL Architects.

 

Art, Design and Media

 The University has an impressive graduate employment track record that includes the following companies within the sector:
Dance, Music and the Performing Arts - English National Opera, Geneva Dance Company, Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra Vienna, Mariinsky Theatre St Petersburg, RADA Film.
Games, Media, Photography and Television - Apple Genius, Autograph, BBC, British Film
Institute, Channel 4, Doubleclick, EMI, Endemol, Newscorp Berlin, Yahoo.
Museum and Galleries - National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Singapore Art Museum, Tate, Ludlow 38 New York, MacDougall’s Auction House, Modern Art Oxford.
Not-for-profit organisations, charities and local government – Childline, The Children’s Society, Energy Saving Trust, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, Mencap.

 

 

About the Foundation Campus and Pathway to Education

Why study at Foundation Campus

The International foundation campus offers international students, on-campus degree preparation for undergraduate and, postgraduate courses and is part of the university. The preparatory courses will provide, you with the necessary academic skills and English language, tutoring to undertake a degree at the University of Sussex.

Qualifications around the world do not always match with UK qualifications and quite often to gain entry into a top rated university, students need to follow a pathway.

 

There are several stages to a pathway.

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's Degree. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

International Foundation Programme (IFP) or Stage1 - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

 

International Diploma  Programme (IDP) - Stage 2 (International Year One)  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for drirect entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP) or Pre Masters -  is a 3 month, 6 month or 9 month programme for students who have a 1st degree, but whose degrees are not equivalent to a UK degree and who are lacking in English language proficiency. The additional learning is required in order to follow onto a master degree. The offer is made with a conditional of progression upon successful completion. Successful completion leads to the master degree which in the UK is normally 9 months.

 

English Language - A pressional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the mnimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

Pathway Programmes

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

(9 Month Programme)

 

Architecture

Art, Design and Media

Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Sciences

 

International Diploma Programme (IDP) 

(Hons Yr 1 - 9 month programme)

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management

 

Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

(3 Month, 6 month and Months)

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management
Life Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Progression Degrees

For a full list of progression degrees and grades,

 

The Following progression degrees are available:

Undergraduate

Architecture:BA (Hons) Architecture

 

Art, Design and Media:BA (Hons) Art & Festival Management, BA (Hons) Digital Design, BA (Hons) Drama and Performance Studies, BA (Hons) Film Practice Design, BA (Hons) Film Studies, BA (Hons) Game Cultures, BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies, BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Sound Design

 

Business, Economics, Finance and Management: BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business Administration, BA (Hons) Business Studies (4 years), BA (Hons) Marketing, BSc (Hons) Computer Systems Management, BSc (Hons) Computing, BSc (Hons) Economics, BSc (Hons) Information Technology

 

Computing, Engineering and Sciences:BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering, BEng (Hons) Chemical and Process Engineering, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) Computer Systems and Networks, BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechatronics, BEng (Hons) Petroleum Engineering, BEng (Hons) Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering, BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering, BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons) Building Services Engineering, BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, BSc (Hons) Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying), BSc (Hons) Computer Aided Design, BSc (Hons) Construction Management, BSc (Hons) Property Management, BSc (Hons) Surveying (Building Surveying and Quantity Surveying)

 

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences:BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing, BA (Hons) Housing Studies, BA (Hons) Politics, BA (Hons) Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management, BA (Hons) Urban and Environmental Planning, BSc (Hons) Criminology, BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Sociology, LLB (Hons) Law

 

Life Sciences:BSc (Hons) Bioscience, BSc (Hons) Chinese Medicine, Acupunture, BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science, BSc (Hons) Microbiology, BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

 

Postgraduate

Business, Economics, Finance and Management:MA International Management, MBA Masters in Business Administration, MSc Business Project Management, MSc International Accounting & Finance, MSc International Banking and Finance, MSc International Business, MSc International Finance, MSc International Human Resources, MSc International Investment and Finance, MSc International Marketing, MSc International Tourism & Hospitality Management, MSc Marketing, MSc Marketing Communications

 

Life Sciences:MSc Information Systems Management

 

Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

 

Academic: Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Certificate with pass grades

 

English: From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP*

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an

English language module (ELM) followed by the three terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

 

International Diploma Programme (IDP)

Not Available


Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP)

 

Academic: Successful completion of Bachelor's degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.

 

English:

3 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5
2 terms – from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0
1 term – from 6.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.5*

*Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. This programme lasts 4 terms and includes an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree. If your language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then we offer the English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP)


Extended English Language Programmes

A one term extended programme is available for students who fail to meet the minimum IELTS or equivalent requirement.

 

Academic requirements as given above remain the same.

 

The minim IELTS requirement is as follows:

International Foundation Programme (IFP): IELTS 4.0 (4 terms including 3 term foundation)
International Diploma Programme (IDP): Not Available
International Diploma Programme (IDP): Not Available
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.5 ( 4 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)
Masters Qualifying Programme (MQP): IELTS 4.0 ( 5 terms including 3 term Masters Foundation)

Dates and Prices

 

Undergraduate Foundation Programme: (UFP)

DatesPer termAnnually (3 terms)Progressing to undergraduate degree starting in
29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015
12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

International Diploma Programme: (IDP)

DatesPer termAnnually (3 terms)Progressing to undergraduate degree starting in
29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015
12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £3,950 £11,850 Sept 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

Master's Foundation Programme: (MFP)

No. of termsProgramme datesTuition fees per programmeProgressing to Master's degree starting in
1 23 June 2014 – 22 August 2014 £3,850 Sep 2014
3 29 September 2014 – 05 June 2015 £11,850 Sep 2015
3 12 January 2015 – 26 August 2015 £11,850 Sep 2015
2 12 January 2015 – 05 June 2015 £7,900 Sep 2015
2 30 March 2015 – 26 August 2015 £7,900 Sep 2015
1 30 March 2015 – 05 June 2015 £3,950 Sep 2015
1 15 June 2015 – 26 August 2015 £3,950 Sep 2015

All programmes are subject to a £100 registration fee and a £2,400 refundable deposit.

 

 

 

 

 

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