London South Bank University (LSBU)

London South Bank University (LSBU)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
London South Bank University (LSBU)
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
London South Bank University (LSBU)
Year of Foundation:
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
London South Bank University (LSBU)
Name of Director:
Lucy Brown
Address :
Arts and Creative Industries/ Film-School
United Kingdom

Mission & Strategy

LSBU is a creative, vibrant, and diverse university with an established track-record of delivering high quality practical filmmaking courses that combine academic rigour with the latest industry and entrepreneurial skills to enable students to build a flourishing career in the film and media industry.

We are situated in the heart of London, a short distance away from the British Film Institute (BFI) and Soho’s production and post-production houses. Our central London location ensures we have fantastic relationships with a wide range of internationally renowned creative industry partners and we work with some of the capital’s major film institutions to offer students a range of opportunities from networking to internships.

Our staff are expert practitioners and researchers with extensive knowledge of the ever-changing film landscape. Students are taught in our multi-million-pound studio facilities, using industry standard equipment including 4k and Arri cameras and state-of-the-art editing suites.


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Degree areas

Post Production Technical Operator Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship, Full-Time)
BA Acting and Performance (BA Hons, Full-Time)
BA Games Design and Development (BA Hons, Full-Time)
BA Hons Film and Television Practice (BA Hons, Full-Time)
BA Media Production (BA Hons, Full-Time)
BA Music and Sound Design (BA Hons, Full-Time)
MA Editing and Post Production (FT) (MA, Full-Time)
MRES Arts and Creative Industries (MRES, Full-Time)
PhD Arts and Creative Industries (PhD, Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Student incentives


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Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Key guest lecturers (Visiting for Masterclasses, Seminars, Workshops, etc.)

Facilities, equipment & production


Library & Film/DVD Archive:

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Technical Facilities:

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Example: 2*30 sq.m.

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21

Editing Stations :

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Example: 2*AVID

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

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Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

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Strategic alliances with the industry

New research
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