London South Bank University

Postgraduate Study

  • We are an active research university across our seven schools, with outcomes and practices underpinning our teaching and strongly enhancing our student experience.
  • The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) contained excellent news about the quality of LSBU research.
  • The university emerged as one of the top three modern universities in London after 73% of its research was given the two highest ratings (4* and 3*) for 'impact' – an assessment of the reach and significance a research project has achieved.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,715 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 35%
  • Part Time 65%

Domicile

  • UK 79%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 16%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 39 1599 1638
Business & administrative studies 45 1139 1184
Architecture, building & planning 11 593 604
Engineering & technology 66 317 383
Social studies 36 261 297
Law 0 220 220
Biological sciences 3 121 124
Education 21 93 114
Computer science 8 53 61
Mass communications & documentation 0 29 29
Agriculture & related subjects 3 26 29
Creative arts & design 0 28 28
Physical sciences 0 5 5

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,800
Mixed £7,900
Laboratory £7,900
Clinical £7,900

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Postgraduate students joining LSBU can apply for our Vice Chancellor's Scholarship programme.
  • The programme offers a range of awards from £1,000 bursaries to a full fee waiver to new UK, EU or international postgraduate students.