London South Bank University

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About the institution

London South Bank University (LSBU) is based at the Elephant and Castle in south London. LSBU describes its undergraduate degrees as ‘highly vocational’ and offers courses such as business management and children’s nursing. The university is well known for offering part-time degrees, with 41% of its students studying part time. Facilities include forensic laboratories and psychology labs with research testing cubicles. Its student accommodation has been ranked the best in London.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
18,221
Male UG students: 
43%
Female UG students: 
57%
Full-time students: 
68%
Under 21 on entry: 
36%
International: 
6%
Undergraduate: 
77%
Student-staff ratio: 
17.2
Average UCAS tariff: 
247.5

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 19%
2.1: 40%
2.2: 32%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
59%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
25,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
L75
103 Borough Road London Southwark
Postcode: 
SE1 0AA
Telephone number: 
020 7815 7815

Guardian university guide rank

107

out of 119

Times university guide rank

120

out of 128


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