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I did my first degree in Engineering and few years later I returned to do a masters degree. The quality of education is great, the facilities are well maintained and lecturers are helpful. It’s true that the majority of lecturers are foreign but I must admit they are bright scientists from advanced industrial countries such as China, Japan, Iran, Russia and Malaysia. Some were from Cambridge University. Degrees are as good as you invest in them, so the tutors give students the opportunity to learn to pass and also learn to excell hence minimum expectations are always clear and it’s up to the student to exceed expectations. I graduated with First Class and got a higher merit for my masters. I excelled in the industry being equipped with everything they taught me. Couple of years later, I was granted a full scholarship for PhD in a top university after competing with 3000 students. London Southbank gives you freedom to evolve based on your capacity, time and effort.

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By member432649
On 2nd July 18

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I did my first degree in Engineering and few years later I returned to do a masters degree. The quality of education is great, the facilities are well maintained and lecturers are helpful. It’s true that the majority of lecturers are foreign but I must admit they are bright scientists from advanced industrial countries such as China, Japan, Iran, Russia and Malaysia. Some were from Cambridge University. Degrees are as good as you invest in them, so the tutors give students the opportunity to learn to pass and also learn to excell hence minimum expectations are always clear and it’s up to the student to exceed expectations. I graduated with First Class and got a higher merit for my masters. I excelled in the industry being equipped with everything they taught me. Couple of years later, I was granted a full scholarship for PhD in a top university after competing with 3000 students. London Southbank gives you freedom to evolve based on your capacity, time and effort.

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By member432649
On 2nd July 18

Applying to London South Bank University

Entry Requirements:

128-143 UCAS Points

Average range for London South Bank University entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.

TEF Rating

More details of our TEF outcome can be found on the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) website.


Offer and Acceptance Rates:
Offers:
9,275
÷  
Applications:
18,050
=
Offer rate:
51.39%
Acceptances:
1,980
÷  
Applicants:
17,365
=
Acceptance rate:
11.4%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 25th January 2018. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.

London South Bank University Reputation

London South Bank University is located in Central London, Newington. The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 17,985 students are enrolled at London South Bank University:

- 16,190 of these students come from the UK
- 615 come from other EU countries
- And 1,180 are students from non-EU countries.

(Source: HESA 2016/17)

The graduate outcomes for London South Bank University show that six months after leaving university, 96% of graduates are in work or further study. The average graduate salary six months after leaving London South Bank University, is £24,000 a year.

(Source: DLHE Survey 2016)


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i want study my masters in business administration ,are they offering any placements after the course
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 18

As with everything, there's ups and downs. The uni is quite good for subjects like engineering, health and social care/ nursing etc. but may be lacking in some other areas. They have great emphasis on practicals, we did engineering labs almost every week, and most lecturers have worked in industry. The careers advice is good, they have a 'job shop' and business/ entrpreneurs hub' which helps student startups with office space and mentoring.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 23rd October 18

It’s ok...............?

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th August 18

Renovation works underway, library is good

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd August 18

Some of the facilities are good, could be more social stuff

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd July 18

I did my first degree in Engineering and few years later I returned to do a masters degree. The quality of education is great, the facilities are well maintained and lecturers are helpful. It’s true that the majority of lecturers are foreign but I must admit they are bright scientists from advanced industrial countries such as China, Japan, Iran, Russia and Malaysia. Some were from Cambridge University. Degrees are as good as you invest in them, so the tutors give students the opportunity to learn to pass and also learn to excell hence minimum expectations are always clear and it’s up to the student to exceed expectations. I graduated with First Class and got a higher merit for my masters. I excelled in the industry being equipped with everything they taught me. Couple of years later, I was granted a full scholarship for PhD in a top university after competing with 3000 students. London Southbank gives you freedom to evolve based on your capacity, time and effort.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 21st June 17

Centrally located in London, but other than that it's not a great university. I'm sure it's good for subjects like Nursing which it ranks highly, but on the more academic subjects you are let down by the calibre of students (no discipline or drive) and a 'do the minimum' type attitude that comes from staff and students. You are not set up to succeed.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 22nd May 17
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 27th February 17

Don't apply here unless you like being disappointed

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 10th January 17

I was very excited to go to Uni as a mature student, I attended Digital Film and Video, BA. Now called Film Practice. I was very disappointed with this course. I found LSBU to be badly organised. In 3 years I Iearned very little at Uni. Some tutors were very unhelpful, I learned more from other students, including editing than I learned from the tutors. Many students said they had learned more at college. They arranged collaborations with other Uni's and Depts which they did not oversee, leading to very stressful situations. Boasted of connections with The London Studios but no evidence of it ever seen. Industry speakers promised but only a couple came in at the end, after class complained. They did supply some internship opportunities after graduation but overall I would not recommend LSBU.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th December 16
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th December 16

Has the feel that they tried to make it modern but still feels very outdated, Over 10+ people I know have already dropped out from their course, if you check the stats then you know not to come to this uni, not even a uni feeling more like a relaxed college.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th August 16

Loved my three years here, campus is really central you couldn't be more in the middle of everything. The halls are amazingly priced for London rental and the transport links are amazing buses to all over, every few minutes and there are Northern and Bakerloo line stations all over the area. The SU are great and there's always events going on in the SU bar, and there's a good number of coffee /food stops all over campus. The only negatives from my experience were (1) the organisation of course works, deadlines and feedback - but theses are a subject or lecturer based issues. And (2) the societies; there's a great number of sports available and there's the gs like LGBT, subject and political/religious groups but we didn't seem to have any 'fun/silly' societies like Real Ale, Harry Potter or Gaming; so the societies available might not appeal to everyone but you are in London so chances are there's something outside of the Uni for you.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th October 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th October 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th August 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th August 15
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