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Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons)

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Overview

This MEng Mechanical Engineering offers an integrated route that combines undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study over 4 years. The course offers the in-depth technical training required to practice as a mechanical engineer.

8 reasons to study here

No. 1: London modern uni overall for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian League Table 2018).
Career progression: Extends studies to Masters level and provides greater breadth and depth of study which is the quickest and easiest way to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Future proof: The role of the Mechanical Engineer is one of the most diverse of all engineering disciplines, with employment opportunities available across many sector.
Stand-out facilities: Make use of our virtual engineering lab and 3D printing.
European study: You can choose to spend your third year studying with our partner institution, Hochschule Bremen, in Germany.
Work experience: Option to complete your third year in a paid professional work placement.

Top 3 in London for career prospects in Mechanical Engineering (Guardian 2019).

No. 1 London modern uni for graduate prospects in Mechanical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2019).
No.1 amongst London competitors for overall satisfaction and learning opportunities in Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering (National Student Survey 2018).

This degree course covers...

As a MEng degree programme, this course encourages you to acquire a deeper understanding of the essential facts, concepts, theories and principles of mechanical engineering and its underpinning science and mathematics. This course covers:

  • mathematics
  • themofluids and dynamics
  • design and practice
  • solid mechanics
  • electrical engineering
  • materials
  • modelling

You can apply for undergraduate student funding for this course, making it a great opportunity to gain a postgraduate level qualification without the financial pressures normally associated with further study.

Accreditations

Key course information - ordered by mode
Mode Duration Start date Location
Mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus
Mode
Part-time
Duration
5.5 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus
Mode
Sandwich
Duration
5 years
Start Date
September
Location
Southwark Campus

Stories

  • Robot Detectives

    Robot Detectives

    LSBU holds an international reputation as a world leader in the use of robotics in non-destructive testing and developing intelligent robotic systems. Groundbreaking projects have ranged from building wall climbing robots to robots that work under water and oil.

  • Mohammed Edoo, BSc Mechanical Engineering Design, joined through Clearing

    Mohammed Edoo, BSc Mechanical Engineering Design, joined through Clearing

    BSc Mechanical Engineering Design student, Mohammad Edoo, was about to embark on a year-long backpacking adventure around the globe, until he received some life-changing advice and came to London South Bank University through Clearing.

Modules

Year 1

  • Engineering mathematics and modelling
    This module consolidates the mathematical skills that underpin the BEng engineering degrees. It's specifically designed to cater for the wide differences in mathematical background of 1st year students, as well as to prepare you for the Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Modelling module that you'll take in the second year. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Introduction to mechanical engineering
    This module will give you a broad introduction to the properties and limitations of engineering materials and an understanding of the fundamental structural characteristics governing these properties. The module will also introduce you to the fundamental concepts of engineering mechanics, particularly statics at BEng Level 4. The module will emphasise the relationship between theory and real engineering systems, and will involve a set of appropriate practical laboratory experiments. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Thermofluids and Dynamics
    This module provides a first study of heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and dynamics. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
    This module will cover the essential material relevant to the fundamentals of both electrical and electronic engineering. Starting with basic circuit elements, Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Law, the first half of the module will introduce basic and more advanced circuit analysis techniques such as Node Voltage and Mesh Current methods, progressing onto Source Transformation techniques and the basics of semiconductors (Diodes, BJTs and Op-Amps). Then, the electrical part will cover DC responses of RC, RL and RLC circuits and finally AC sinusoidal circuit theory and power systems and three phase circuits. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Design and Practice
    This module will cover material design activities, team work, creative problem-solving, project management, sustainable development principles, personal development planning, report writing communication, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), employability and transferable skills. It's also a work-based module for part-time students, utilising the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to provide supporting teaching material and assessments. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Engineering Computing
    This is an introductory module that will address the engineering formation as well as programming knowledge and skills. It will enable you to appreciate the role and importance of software and computers in engineering, and so provide you with the impetus to quickly become competent in their use. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

Year 2

  • Advanced engineering mathematics and modelling
    This module covers undergraduate advanced engineering mathematics to enable you to consider and model a variety of relevant engineering problems (e.g. electrical, mechanical, petroleum, chemical, computer, civil). Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Engineering design
    This module is intended to extend your understanding and ability of engineering design, enabling you to appropriately select and then apply established design theory alongside product development and prototyping techniques to effect comprehensive solutions for a wide range of open ended engineering problems. The module uses a project-based learning approach as a vehicle for developing your ability to design, make and test functional components and/or systems as part of a structured solution to a designated real world problem. The project will require you to make extensive use of the engineering workshops and associated facilities, and will Involve some supplementary use of commercial CAD/CAM and product development software tools. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Solid mechanics and FEA
    This module will provide new concepts in the deformation of materials under different loading conditions and extend the application of fundamental principles of solid mechanics to more advanced systems, building on knowledge gained through Engineering and mechanical Principles. The module will provide basic concepts and the principles of the finite element analysis (FEA) techniques and the application of FEA in structural and stress analysis. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
  • Dynamics and control
    This module builds on the platform established at Level 4. The module covers dynamics and classical theory. You'll extend your treatment of dynamics from point masses rigid bodies, and cover a wider scope of applications of the principles of mechanics. You'll apply a variety of mathematical techniques to the study of dynamics and feedback problems. Additionally, you'll study various methods of classical control theory such as Bode, Nyquist and Root Locus. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
  • Thermofluids and sustainable energy
    This module provides a second study of heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, exploring more theory to allow industrial level analysis of processes. The scope includes an appreciation of fuels/combustion, power-producing cycles, internal/external fluid flows and further heat transfer. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
  • Machine drives and mechatronics
    This module provides the fundamental theory and calculations behind essential elements of mechanical and mechatronics design e.g. mechanical drives, transmission systems, electrical actuation systems, sensors and microcontrollers. You'll learn from the laboratory experiments about the hardware components and subsystems used in the mechanical and mechatronics control in advanced engineering applications. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.

Year 3

Optional placement year

Year 4

  • Manufacturing systems and materials technologies
    This module provides an advanced study on stress analysis, including elasticity theory, inelastic deformations, fracture of materials and their application to practical engineering problems. The module also introduces the core concepts of manufacturing systems and computer integrated manufacturing in the contemporary product realization process. You'll develop an understanding of the scope of materials/manufacturing technologies, the integrative role of materials selection in engineering and design and an appreciation of technological change, innovation and sustainable in manufacturing technologies. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
  • Dynamics and systems modelling
    This module will introduce you to advanced dynamical systems theory. This involves mathematical modelling of engineering systems using both Newtonian and Lagrangian approaches. The module will include investigative work into mechanical systems using computer software and laboratory experiments. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
  • Innovation and enterprise
    In the rapidly changing world around us, it's imperative that you're able to think dynamically to create advantage in your life. This module encourages you to question what you see and experience around you and in your prospective engineering field with an aim to enhance your creativity to discover new and better ways of doing things. It aims to equip you with methods and processes to recognise opportunities and to plan on harnessing commercially viable benefits that may exist from exploiting those opportunities in a sustainable fashion. This might be a product or service (such as consultancy or contract management). The application of project management principles will help to define the critical path of a proposed business and how the many processes involved (planning, market research, market placement, finance, operations, human resources etc.) are interlinked throughout the initial planning exercise and how they can change over time. You'll be expected to reflect on what you can contribute towards a group. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
  • Thermofluids and turbo machinery
    This module provides a third study of heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, exploring in-depth internal combustion engines, fluid-mechanics governing equations, performance of various types of pumps and turbines, and application of heat transfer to extended surfaces and heat exchangers. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
  • Individual project
    The Individual Major Project requires you to plan, execute, review and report upon a major piece of technical work directly related to your degree discipline. In this regard, this module provides you with the opportunity to develop a high degree of subject-specific expertise. This module differentiates from others on the course taken due to the high degree of autonomous study expected. This flexibility should be seen as an opportunity to explore new areas of interest and to acquire new and often unexpected skills. The work undertaken within the project will require you to develop your own methodology in advance of presenting solutions to the studied problem. It's therefore expected that project will include evidence and demonstration of detailed research of the subject matter, practical demonstration of understanding of the material, testing and evaluation of the practical elements, detailed reporting, discussion and conclusions of the entire project, and a high level of written presentation and grammar skills. Assessment method: 100% coursework.

    Year 5

    • Group project
      This module is designed to provide you with the experience of working in an asset team to solve a real world problem using industrial data for the development of a specific asset. You'll be grouped into teams of 3-4 members and you'll undertake a specific role in respect of the design calculations and analysis. You'll work full-time on this project under time constraint, using donated field data. The project results will be presented orally to an expert panel and the group will submit a report detailing their investigation and recommendations for development of the field. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
    • Technical research and professional skills
      This module provides training for the skills that are necessary for successful completion of Master's level studies in the near future and for professional development in the long-term. More specifically, the course teaches how to search and gather relevant technical information, how to extract the essence from a piece of technical literature, how to carry out a critical review of a research paper, how to write a feasibility report, how to give presentations and put your thoughts across effectively, and how to manage a project in terms of time and progress in a group project environment. These are designed to enhance the technical and analytical background that is necessary for the respective Master's stream. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
    • Electromechanical systems and manufacturing technology
      This module will develop your knowledge and understanding of a broad range of conventional and advanced manufacturing technologies in the context of engineering management. It will seek to develop awareness of the strategic significance of high value manufacturing in terms of new and emerging technologies and the management of associated assets as contributory factors in achieving a sustainable competitive advantage. These will be closely linked themes that will enable you to further understand how the synergistic integration of mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems are realised as mechatronics solutions to improve manufacturing processes, effectively manage time, waste and energy, thus enhancing the competitive advantage of the business. The themes of globalisation, concurrent engineering and related manufacturing strategies will also be explored through lectures, case studies and a combination of interactive workshop and laboratory sessions. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
    • Energy, the environment and product life-cycle
      This module is essentially composed of three elements. The first will concentrate on energy utilisation and management: the second on environmental issues, and the third on the Product Life Cycle. It will address ethical, economic and sociocultural changes in the society that will be influenced by and have an influence on engineering practice across these topics. It will also enhance your ability to address and think critically about future challenges, and will introduce you to and explore alternative strategies and tools to facilitate the development of new sustainable engineering solutions in energy the environment and product life cycle. The module intends to cover legislative issues in all areas, enabling you to work with current legislation and evaluate and possibly develop appropriate environmental legislation once you graduate. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
    • Engineering design, analysis and manufacture
      This module will broaden your knowledge base. It will involve case studies and practical work that demonstrate how advanced analysis is employed in the engineering design process. The module will involve the application of finite element analysis (FEA) and CAD-CAM, with an integrated approach to engineering design. It will allow you to develop a critical awareness of current problems and solution strategies, whilst building your practical ability to apply the knowledge and understanding to real problems, exploring solutions through digital and physical prototypes. This module will enhance your employability by providing your with demonstrable evidence of practice-based analysis work in the field of engineering design. Assessment method: 100% coursework.
    • Supply chain engineering and operational management
      This module will explore the concepts and strategies related to supply chain and operations management within an engineering context. It will allow you to develop an understanding of the issues that practising engineers can expect to encounter in these two fields, thus enabling you to make informed strategic decisions with respect to the management of activities associated with the creation of products and services. Whilst exploring these key themes, the module will closely examine current, established and emerging procedures and processes related to the effective allocation of resources within a variety of engineering environments. A combination of lectures, workshops and case studies will be used to develop your ability to effectively apply a range of tools and methodologies associated with strategic planning, effective implementation and problem resolution. Assessment methods: 50% coursework, 50% exam.
    • Advanced thermofluids and energy analysis
      This module provides you an opportunity to study applied thermodynamics and fluid mechanics, with emphasis on power-producing devices, energy systems and renewable energy. Experimental techniques for measurement of performance of power-producing devices and fluid mechanic systems will be covered in both theory and practice. Performance prediction of power-producing devices will use techniques ranging from simple models, through to consideration of various numerical simulation techniques. Analysis of energy systems will include appreciation of environmental impact, and you'll develop the ability to critically appraise alternative power-producing devices to meet current and future energy needs. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.
    • Advanced solid mechanics and dynamics
      This module will cover the basic concepts of solid mechanics from a mathematical modelling perspective. It will treat the mechanics of point masses, systems of point masses, rigid bodies and flexible bodies in a systematic manner. This approach will complement computational modelling techniques such as finite elements. The module will incorporate engineering design and appreciation of sustainability issues as common themes running through the module. You'll be required to have a good background in analytical techniques, for example linear algebra and differential equations. You'll use classical approaches to solid mechanics together with modern approaches and will deal with complex problems in mechanics both systematically and creatively. Assessment methods: 30% coursework, 70% exam.

    All modules are assessed by a mix of coursework and examinations and group learning and teamwork is assessed by group studies, reports and presentations.

    Employability

    Mechanical engineers are deployed in a wide range of industrial sectors, such as, power, construction, manufacturing and health. It is this broad range of employment opportunities that make a degree in mechanical engineering so attractive to students. The types of projects that you may work on as a mechanical engineer are varied. Consequently, there is bound to be something new which captivates, motivates and inspires you, both in your studies and your future career.

    As a graduate you'll have a number of practical key skills that will make you an attractive prospect to employers, such as, the ability to complete analytical investigative work, laboratory and workshop techniques and safe practice, and experience working independently or as part of a team.

    Chartered engineer status

    Chartered Engineers typically earn more than their colleagues, and our degree prepares you academically for registration. This course has been designed in accordance with IMechE's guidelines to ensure that our graduates are enthusiastic, articulate and motivated, as well as being recognised internationally as highly competent engineering graduates who are aware of their obligations and committed to lifelong learning – qualities that employers will immediately attribute to you upon seeing that you studied at LSBU.

    Graduate success stories

    Those who have sought immediate employment have gone onto roles within research and development, design, manufacture, testing and installation. Some of the companies employing graduates from this course are Rolls-Royce, KBR, EDF, amongst others.

    The majority of our part-time students are working in industry while they study – and most have benefited from major career advances by the time they graduate.

    What to expect from your career

    With such a varied list of career prospects, you can be sure that life as a Mechanical Engineer will never be dull. The kinds of projects involved will depend on the sector you choose to work in. You could find yourself designing a mechanical heart to prolong human life or be asked to improve the production process on an oil refinery. It really is that diverse.

    Mechanical Engineers work on projects from the initial brief through to the final manufacture and implementation. They generally work as part of a team with engineers from other disciplines. You'll be involved in the early planning of a project, testing and evaluating theories and working with others to solve complex problems, as well as ensuring that your solutions can be made again reliably, and will work efficiently in the environment it is destined to be operated in.

    Employability Service

    We are University of the Year for Graduate Employment for the second year in a row - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019.

    At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

    • An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
    • Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

    Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

    Placements

    In the third year you'll have the opportunity of working on an industrial placement, where you can start to put your newly acquired skills into practice. This is a great opportunity to understand the way that the industry functions and to gain an appreciation of the priorities in the commercial environment. Many students get their first job offers through this training year.

    European placement opportunity

    The European Studies endorsement is available on all our MEng courses. If you choose to complete a sandwich year abroad you will study German at our partner institution, Hochschule Bremen, and then complete the year with an industrial placement in Germany.

    Staff

    Prof. Yuqing Bao

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Professor of Materials Engineering

    Yuqing is Professor of Materials Engineering and her research activities include precursors and processes for surface coatings, polymers, ceramics and glass-based composites.


    James Barnham

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Senior Lecturer in Design and Practice

    James works as part of the Nathi Puri Institute team within LSBU and is a passionate product designer with interests in many technical areas and markets.


    Alessio Corso

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Senior Lecturer

    Alessio has lectured in Higher Education since 2010 and has worked in industry as a Product Design Engineer, specialising in medical products.


    Dr Sandra Dudley

    School/Division: Engineering / Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Job title: Director of Research and Enterprise

    Sandra specialises in the areas of radio and optical communication system design, assistive living and sensor systems and is a member of the School Academic Standards Committee.


    Dr Mark Ellis

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

    Mark joined London South Bank University in 2011 as Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.


    Dr Abas Hadawey

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Course Director for MSc Mechanical Engineering

    Dr Abas Hadawey is a senior lecturer in School of Engineering, with BSc, MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering.


    Robin Jones

    School/Division: Engineering / Mechanical Engineering and Design
    Job title: Acting Head of Mechanical Engineering and Design

    Robin's interest is focused on the emergent multi-disciplinary practices in product design, centred on the user-centric design and the factors appertaining to product success.


    Dr Perry Xiao

    School/Division: Engineering / Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Job title: Associate Professor; Course Director, MRes in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    Dr Xiao's research focuses on the development of novel infrared and electronic sensing technologies for skin measurements and industrial Non-Destructive Testing. He is also a director and co-founder of Biox Systems Ltd, a university spin-out company, which designs and manufactures AquaFlux (trans-dermal water loss measurements) and Epsilon (capacitive imaging).


    Facilities

    Our students learn in an environment that is highly in tune with leading technologies. They gain the knowledge and training needed to meet future demands for products and services in electrical, electronics, mechanical, telecommunications, product design, the internet and computer engineering fields.

    Well-placed and considered investment means our students' access up-to-date and large-scale workshops, laboratories and design studios. Through hands-on engineering experience students learn how to test, measure, design and produce their own prototypes, bringing their ideas off the computer screen and into 3D full-size models.

    Read more about our workshops, laboratories and industry-standard software.

    • Virtual Engineering lab

      Virtual Engineering lab

      Our virtual engineering laboratory allows engineering students to walk around their designs and view them in 3-D, as well as experiment and improve on them in real-time.

    Teaching and learning

    You'll learn through lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work. Taking on both group and individual projects, we assess your work through a mixture of coursework and exams, with project and laboratory work counting towards your final award.

    We also teach you the life skills of effective communication, problem solving, project planning and team working that will set you apart and give you the best chance of getting the job you want after you graduate.

    I've been taught by real engineers with long-term work experience in the industry. The university offers great career support which I have found priceless, especially CV writing.

    Magdelena Strzeminska, Alumna, BEng Mechanical Engineering

    Design-make-test project work

    The amount of project-based learning that you'll do on an engineering degree varies from university to university. At LSBU we offer 'design-make-test' projects throughout the degree course rather than concentrating them all into your final year. This means that you'll adapt theoretical principles to  solve real-world engineering problems very early on in your university career.

    This experience of delivering innovation makes you attractive to employers. Innovation is at the very heart of what an engineer does on a day-to-day basis. Engineers look for practical ways of making things better, more efficient, cheaper, safer, stronger, more resilient, quicker, more integrated and  more effective. Our engineering courses will teach you first-hand how to develop these crucial skills and traits.

    Prepared for modern engineering practice

    In reality most engineers will find themselves working side-by-side in multi-disciplinary project teams. One of the greatest professional assets that you can have is the ability to function well in this team set-up. That's why some of our modules are shared across all our engineering courses.

    These modules are about understanding the commercial priorities that shape engineering practice and problem-solving. Guest lecturers from world-renowned companies, such as Rolls Royce, have lectured on these modules.

    Personal Tutoring

    As an Engineering student, you will be allocated a named tutor during your first three weeks at LSBU.  The role of your tutor is to be your primary contact for academic and professional development support.

    Your tutor will support you to get the most of your time at LSBU, providing advice and signposting to other sources of support in the University.  
    They should be the first person at the university that you speak to if you are having any difficulties that are affecting your work. These could be academic, financial, health-related or another type of problem.

    You will have appointments with your personal tutor at least twice a semester. Some meetings will be one-to-one and others will be in small groups.  You can contact your tutor for additional support by email or in person.

    Entry requirements

    2018 Entry

    • A Level AAB or;
    • BTEC National Diploma DDD or;
    • Access to HE qualifications with 39 Distinctions and 6 Merits including 3 Distinctions in Maths and 9 Merits in Physics or;
    • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 144 UCAS points
    • Level 3 qualifications must include Maths or Physical Science
    • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

    We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

    Academic Technology Approval Scheme

    If you are a non-EU/EEA national, you may need to apply to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for clearance from the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) in order to study this course. This is a requirement for enrolment at the University or for obtaining a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) if you need to make a Tier 4 General visa application. Please note, an ATAS certificate is not needed for you to submit an application for a course at LSBU and to receive an offer.

    You can find more information about whether you will require this via the FCO website and in our MyLSBU guide to the Academic Technology Approval Scheme.

    The process for obtaining an ATAS certificate can take some time so it is important that you check whether you need one as early as possible so that you can make your application for the certificate to obtain it in good time. Failure to produce a valid ATAS certificate could result in delays to receiving your CAS or we may be unable to enrol you at the University.

    The JACS code for this course is H300.

    How to apply

    International students

    International (non Home/EU) applicants should follow our international how to apply guide.

    Instructions for Home/EU applicants
    Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
    Mode
    Full-time
    Duration
    4 years
    Start date
    September
    Application code
    H305
    Application method
    Mode
    Part-time
    Duration
    5.5 years
    Start date
    September
    Application code
    4530
    Application method
    Mode
    Sandwich
    Duration
    5 years
    Start date
    September
    Application code
    H305
    Application method

    For full-time courses, please send your applications through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) using our code L75. UCAS is the organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK.

    For part-time courses, you can apply directly to the University.

    For more details on how to apply (full-time and part-time) see our how to apply page.

    Accommodation

    Once we have made you an offer, you can apply for accommodation. You can rent from LSBU and you’ll deal directly with the university, not third party providers. That means we can guarantee you options to suit all budgets, with clear tenancy agreements and all-inclusive rents that include insurance for your personal belongings, internet access in each bedroom and on-site laundry facilities.

    Or, if you’d rather rent privately, we can give you a list of landlords – just ask our Accommodation Service.

    Read more about applying for accommodation at LSBU.

    Finance

    You don't need to wait for a confirmed place on a course to start applying for student finance. Read how to pay your fees as an undergraduate student.

    Fees and funding

    Fees are shown for new entrants to courses, for each individual year of a course, together with the total fee for all the years of a course. Continuing LSBU students should refer to the Finance section of our student portal, MyLSBU. Queries regarding fees should be directed to the Fees and Bursaries Team on: +44 (0)20 7815 6181.

    Full-time
    Part-time
    The fee shown is for entry 2018/19.
    UK/EU fee: £9250International fee: £13125
    AOS/LSBU code: 4527Session code: 1FS00
    Total course fee:
    UK/EU (excluding any optional years) £37000
    UK/EU (including any optional years) £37000
    International (excluding any optional years) £52500
    International (including any optional years) £52500
    The fee shown is for entry 2018/19.
    UK/EU fee: £6935International fee: £10937.5
    AOS/LSBU code: 4530Session code: 1PS00
    Total course fee:
    UK/EU £35453.34
    International £52500

    For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for undergraduate students.

    Please check your fee status and whether you are considered a Home, EU or International student for fee-paying purposes and for our regulatory returns, by reading the UKCISA regulations.

    Possible fee changes

    The University reserves the right to increase its fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any government guidance or decisions.

    The fees for international students are reviewed annually and the University reserves the right to increase the tuition fees in line with the RPIX measure of inflation up to 4 per cent.

    Scholarships

    We offer several types of fee reduction through our scholarships and bursaries. Find the full list and other useful information on our scholarships page.

    Stories

    Select a story and read about practical project work, students' placement experiences, research projects, alumni career achievements and what it’s really like to study here from the student perspective.

    • Robot Detectives

      Robot Detectives

      LSBU holds an international reputation as a world leader in the use of robotics in non-destructive testing and developing intelligent robotic systems. Groundbreaking projects have ranged from building wall climbing robots to robots that work under water and oil.

    • Mohammed Edoo, BSc Mechanical Engineering Design, joined through Clearing

      Mohammed Edoo, BSc Mechanical Engineering Design, joined through Clearing

      BSc Mechanical Engineering Design student, Mohammad Edoo, was about to embark on a year-long backpacking adventure around the globe, until he received some life-changing advice and came to London South Bank University through Clearing.

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    Applicant events

    After you’ve received your offer we’ll send you emails about events we run to help you prepare for your course.

    Welcome Week

    Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Welcome Week pages.

     
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