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London South Bank University

London South Bank University (LSBU) has been transforming lives and creating professional opportunities for students since 1892. Its professionally-recognised postgraduate taught and research-based programmes lead to qualifications focused on future career success, whether students are looking to progress in their current career or are looking for a new direction.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,808 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 39%
  • Part Time 61%

Domicile

  • UK 84%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 11%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 20 1570 1590
Business & Management Studies 15 515 530
Building 20 350 370
Other 25 260 290
Accounting & Finance 10 245 260
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 215 215
Law 5 155 155
Psychology 20 135 155
Civil Engineering 0 145 145
Education 25 120 140
Architecture 5 140 140
Marketing 0 135 135
Social Work 0 110 110
Occupational Therapy 0 95 95
Sociology 15 70 85
General Engineering 15 55 75
Chemical Engineering 20 25 45
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 15 25 40
Food Science 5 35 35
Computer Science 15 15 35
Mechanical Engineering 5 25 35
Medical Technology 5 25 25
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 25 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 20 20
Communication & Media Studies 5 5 15
Librarianship & Information Management 0 15 15
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 10 5 10
Biological Sciences 10 0 10
Land & Property Management 0 10 10
Sports Science 5 0 5
Creative Writing 0 5 5
Music 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,500
Mixed 8,700
Laboratory 8,700
Clinical 8,700
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The Vice Chancellor's Scholarship programme offers a range of awards up to £8,000 to new UK, EU or international postgraduate students.
  • Subject-level scholarships are offered for MSc Building Surveying and MSc Construction Project Management or MSc Quantity Surveying; made possible by donations from LSBU alumnus Stuart A Johnson.
  • Sports scholarships run by the Academy of Sport at LSBU help talented sportsmen and women balance their sporting, academic and personal lives. Recipients of sports scholarships receive financial support and other benefits.
  • The Money for Books scholarship has been introduced by The Scholarship Hub, a social enterprise committed to reinvesting a percentage of its profits back into developing new scholarships. The fund is open to all UK students, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Postgraduate students attending the university for the first time and who live furthest away from the London campus get priority for university accommodation.