LSBU in London (UK)


For third-year BME participants, studying business at London South Bank University (LSBU) in one of the largest and most competitive global business capitals provides invaluable experience. Immersing students in the vivid urban landscape of London prepares them to work in such a competitive and exciting environment. LSBU offers the opportunity to develop important transferable skills such as networking and entrepreneurship. With a focus on student experience and extracurricular activities, LSBU was awarded Entrepreneurial University of the year 2016 (Times Higher Education awards) and is currently University of the Year for the second year in a row (The Times and Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2018 and 2019). Moreover, its programme "BA (Hons) Marketing" was voted first in London for student satisfaction.


Programme: BA (Hons) Marketing Courses:

  • Undergraduate Project
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • International Marketing
  • Brand management
  • Direct and Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Public Relations, Propaganda & Persuasion


The costs of studying at the LSBU in London, UK for 2021-2022 consists of the following components:

  1. Tuition fee:
    • £ 8000 for all students
  2. Monthly cost of living*: £ 800 - 1200
* The cost of living is only an estimate and will vary according to the specific student’s lifestyle, but a typical figure will be within the range mentioned here.


The quality of the student accommodation significantly contributes to your overall BME experience, especially when studying a full year in a foreign location for the first time. Therefore, carefully research housing options before committing to a selection. Always visit the accommodation before sending a first deposit or signing the contract. In the overview below you can find several websites with a lot of information about student housing at each university. During your hunt for the perfect place to live, you can also search the web and browse the many relevant Facebook groups for student housing listings! For more information about housing in London, visit their website about student residences or private rented accommodations.

Double Degree

One of the many assets that the programme has to offer is that, after completing the module successfully, you will get a double degree that consists of:

  1. The degree from the institution where the student graduates in year 3:
    • Coventry University: "Bachelor (Hons) in European Business Management"
    • London South Bank University: "Bachelor (Hons) in Marketing"
    • Rennes School of Business: "International Bachelor Programme in Management"
    • University of Worcester: "Bachelor (Hons) in International Business Management"
    • Dublin Business School: "Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Marketing"
    • Fachhochschule Aachen: "Bachelor of Science in International Business Studies"
  2. The degree "Bachelor Business Management - Marketing" from University Colleges Leuven-Limburg (UCLL), Belgium. This degree is accredited by the NVAO.

Student visa

Since Brexit, non-UK students are required to apply for a student visa from outside the UK (cost: £348). More information can be found here. Consequences are that you need to pay the healthcare surcharge with NHS (cost: £624 per year) and that there is no possibility for student loans.

London South Bank University (LSBU)