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London College of International Business Studies

On a mission to harness potential and inspire ambition, the London College of International Business Studies has been developing leaders for more than 140 years. Rooted in tradition but at the forefront of change, we see ourselves as we see our students – transforming the way the world does business. LCIBS offers a unique learning experience, unrivalled by larger tertiary institutions. 

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Founded in the 1870s by Sir Isaac Pitman, we’ve been empowering business leaders for more than 140 years with the skills and entrepreneurial instincts necessary to grow today’s global economy. As we advance into the future, we’re excited by the opportunity to shape the thinking of a new generation of global business leaders.


Over the years, we have developed a reputation as a leader in higher education degrees and executive education and are renowned for the quality of leadership talent that we breed.

In addition to learning by doing, students are taught one module at a time, which allows them to not only grasp a subject, but become an authority on it.

Committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, our world-class lecturers feed our students intellectual curiosity with up-to-date theoretical learning, real-life case studies, field trips and more.

Our students are exposed to exciting global ideologies and diverse business practises, giving them first-hand understanding of international business relations.


A degree in business prepares you for a career in global, culturally-diverse businesses and these opportunities span sectors and industries

If you're looking to specialise in business or hope to join a global company, it is advisable to show a clear interest in different cultures. Volunteering and even travelling abroad will help you to demonstrate this, as will an ability to speak a foreign language.

However, remember that international business does not always require you to be based abroad, with most ecommerce and digital businesses having an international client base.


Student services

Your Student Office deals with administrative aspects of your course, including those relating to enrolment and module registration, coursework, assessments and exams.  Each office has a Blackboard site that you will need to visit on a routine basis for important announcements and reminders, such as module registration deadlines, work submission deadlines and exam timetables. 

Housing services

London College of International Business Studies offers various accommodation options including halls of residence, homestay and serviced apartments, giving students a safe and comfortable base. Our residences are as far as between 8 and 23 mins Overground ride away from LCIBS and our homestays are all based in South East London within max 30 mins by public transport. 

All residences, homestays and apartments have good public transport connections, whether travelling by bus, train, Overground or London Underground. The campus is just 2 stops away from London Bridge with central London attractions and places of interest and 1 stop away from Canary Wharf shopping centre offering retail and banking opportunities.

Library services

Specialist business collections and library services dedicated to students of LCIBS Business School. Resource centres are based in all centres as well as access to EBSCO - EBSCO’s suite of academic products and services offers a fully integrated research solution that benefits both users and librarians. 

Student Life

Campus life

The London College of International Business Studies is located in the former dock offices of the Surrey Commercial Dock Manager’s Company in Canada Water. Built in 1892, the building itself is of historic interest and sets the tone for students discovering London for the first time.

Our London campus is located in Canada Water just 8 mins away from London Bridge. It couldn't be easier to get around the capital.

A veritable melting pot of cultures and a treasure trove of historical sites like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral, London provides the ultimate sightseeing experience, with seemingly endless attractions in the world of art, science and fine dining.


We’re accredited by a number of internationally-recognised, independent organisations responsible for the monitoring of standards in UK universities and colleges. Our accreditations include: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, The Open University, The British Accreditation Council.

London, England, United Kingdom

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