International Undergraduate Foundation Programme
This course is only open to International students from non-EU countries.
This specialist programme is designed by ONCAMPUS to prepare international students who have completed senior secondary education for entry to a wide range of undergraduate degrees.
This is a one-year programme offering successful students guaranteed progression (subject to meeting the specified entry criteria) to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees at London South Bank University.
The Undergraduate Foundation Programme will give you a good grounding in your chosen subjects and will allow you to learn the study skills and research methods that you will need during your undergraduate degree studies.
You will study and live on campus, so that you are part of University life from the start. This includes full use of the all the university's academic, social and sporting facilities.
To prepare you for the academic style of UK universities, your course will be delivered using the methods you would expect to find at a high quality modern institution.
Full time (up to 25 hours per week)
- 28 September 2015 – 03 June 2016
- 11 January 2016 – 19 August 2016
Students take three academic modules plus Academic English to prepare for the LSBU English Language exam.The optional modules are subject to availability and students will be guided onto the best combination of academic modules for their intended degree prior to starting their Foundation programme.
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Computing, Engineering and Sciences
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Art, Design and Media
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Architecture: The pathway for this degree has been designed in collaboration with the Architecture Department at London South Bank University and consists of Design Portfolio, General Maths and English modules.
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At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:
- An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
- Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.
Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.
Teaching and learning
You should have completed high school with good grades or demonstrate strong evidence of ability to successfully complete the programme and progress to your chosen degree.
From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0
Entry onto the Undergraduate Foundation Programme is subject to meeting the specified entry requirements. Read the full list of country-specific academic entry requirements for a ONCAMPUS London South Bank Programme.
How to apply
Instructions for non UK/EU international applicants
To make your application to study at LSBU please complete the online application below. Once this has been received the Admissions team will be back in touch to support you through the remainder of the process. You will need to make sure you have the relevant documents that are listed on the application form which can help to speed up the process.
Fees and funding
Course fees are published on the fees section of ONCAMPUS website.
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