London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Our degree is accredited by the Energy Institute.

Course Modules

Year 1: engineering principles; design and practice; engineering mathematics and modelling; introduction to petroleum engineering. Year 2: geoscience, drilling and reservoir engineering; petroleum engineering design and practice 2; principles of separation and reaction; chemical thermodynamics; advanced engineering mathematics and modelling; principles of control. Year 3: optional placement year. Year 4: petroleum engineering design project; advanced processes 1 (separation and reaction), 2 (fluids and control); production engineering and reservoir management; environmental and safety management; measurement and control applications; innovation and enterprise.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 years
Sandwich
BEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 120-128
  • International Baccalaureate 26
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) D2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • IELTS
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MDD
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 59%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 88%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 35
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

31% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 54%

Total Coursework: 42%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation