London South Bank University

Course Introduction

UK buildings are currently responsible for about 50% of the country's total energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Energy conservation and sustainability therefore form an increasingly important theme in our courses, and modules such as energy resources look in further depth at renewable energies

Course Modules

Year 1: engineering principles; design and practice; engineering mathematics and modelling; mechanical services for buildings. Year 2: advanced engineering mathematics and modelling; design applications; electrical installation, distribution and lighting; energy control and management; project management; thermo fluids, air'conditioning and refrigeration. Year 3: BEng design project; design analysis; energy resources; innovation and enterprise. Plus a choice of one of the following modules: noise and vibration control; power systems and design; energy systems; building acoustics; heat transfer in building services engineering; systems for environmental services and lighting.

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

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-128
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • 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) M1
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • 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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78% 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 81%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 78%

£38,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

100% Go on to work and/or study

In work 80
Studying 10
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 0
Unknown 5

28% 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