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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)


3 terms

Start dates

  • 28 September 2015 – 03 June 2016
  • 11 January 2016 – 19 August 2016

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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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LSBU Employability Service

We are University of the Year for Graduate Employment - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search.

As an LSBU student you have access to the Employability Service and its resources during your time here and for two years after you graduate.

Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or a placement/internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the career you want at the end of your course. LSBU offers a comprehensive Employability Service, with a range of initiatives to complement your studies, including:

  • Direct engagement from employers who come in to network with students
  • Job Shop – daily drop in service to help with, tailoring CVs, cover letters and applications, sourcing online resource, mock interviews and general job searching. One to one appointments for further support also available
  • Mentoring and work shadowing schemes
  • Higher education achievement report - The HEAR is designed to encourage a more sophisticated approach to recording student achievement, which acknowledges fully the range of opportunities that LSBU offers to our students.
    It pulls into one certificate: Module grades, Course descriptions, Placements, LSBU verified extra-curricular activities
  • Employability workshops - delivered free to students all year round on a variety of related topics
  • Careers fairs throughout the year to really focus your thoughts on a career after university

Find out about any of these services by visiting our student employability page



Teaching and learning

Entry requirements

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.

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Fees and funding

Course fees are published on the fees section of ONCAMPUS website.

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Course Enquiries - UK/EU

Tel: 0800 923 8888

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6100

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Course Enquiries - International

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6189

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