Extended Degree Programme ENGINEERING 2022/23

UK Fees

£9250.00

Int. Fees

£15900.00

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Overview

Get into Engineering

Electrical and electronic engineers play an important role in not only ensuring devices are safe to use now, but also on the forefront of developing new technologies for the future. Our modules mirror the real-life practical applications of this knowledge such as control engineering, medical applications and telecommunications. You’ll also have the opportunity to specialise in specific pathways of electronic and computer systems engineering, and electrical power engineering. You’ll graduate with the specialist skills and a knowledge base that will set you up for success in an electrical engineering career.

If you didn’t follow the traditional route of Science and Maths A Levels, you can still find your way into the engineering professions. Whether you’re a mature student needing a degree to progress your career, someone from a non-engineering background looking to change direction, or a school leaver without the grades for Level 4, this programme is for you!

The Extended Degree in Engineering is the first part of an integrated 4/5 years programme and prepares you with the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake a degree-level engineering course.

Why Engineering at LSBU?

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council (pending visit in 2023)
We have a panel of advisers from the industry to help ensure our course coverage is up-to-date and relevant to employment needs.
Ranked 3rd for graduate prospects in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
Ranked 3rd for Student Satisfaction amongst London competitors for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Complete University Guide 2021).
Ranked 2nd for teaching in London, Electronic and Electrical Engineering (National Student Survey 2019).
Division ranked 5th in the UK for Engineering: Electronic and Electrical Subject in the Guardian League Table 2021.
Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
ModeFull-time Duration4 Years Start dateSeptember Application codeH101 Application method UCAS
ModePart-time Duration5 years Start dateSeptember Application code3185 Application method Direct to LSBU
ModeSandwich Duration5 years Start dateSeptember Application codeH101 Application method UCAS

Location

London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

If you are visiting our Southwark Campus, you may wish to use our downloadable campus map (PNG File 466 KB). For information on accessibility, see our DisabledGo access guides.

Walk or bicycle

The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.

By bus

LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.

By train or tube

The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.

By car

London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.

Do consider the Congestion Charge if you are driving through London to reach the campus. Find out if you'll be crossing the Congestion Charge zone to reach our Southwark Campus.

TfL journey planner

You can travel to Southwark Campus by using public transport, plan your journey using the Transport for London journey planner.

Entry Level Requirements

In order to be considered for entry to the programme you will be required to have:

  • A Level DD or;
  • BTEC National Diploma MPP or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with Pass or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 64 UCAS points
  • 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

Advanced entry

If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.

Course status

United Kingdom

£9250.00

Tuition fees for home students

International

£15900.00

Tuition fees for international students

Tuition fees are subject to annual inflationary increases. Find out more about tuition fees

  • Part-time

    part-time

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £6166.67 International fee: £10600.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3185 Session code: 1PS00

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £6166.67 International fee: £10600.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3185 Session code: 1PS01

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £6166.67 International fee: £10600.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3185 Session code: 1PS02

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £6166.67 International fee: £10600.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3185 Session code: 1PS03
  • Full-time

    full-time

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £9250.00 International fee: £15900.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3184 Session code: 1FS00

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £9250.00 International fee: £15900.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3184 Session code: 1FS01

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £9250.00 International fee: £15900.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3184 Session code: 1FS02

    Extended Degree Programme In Engineering (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £9250.00 International fee: £15900.00
    AOS/LSBU code: 3184 Session code: 1FS03

The individual Tuition Fee for this course is shown above. For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for undergraduate students.

Scholarships

We offer students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. The majority of our scholarships are given as direct Tuition Fee discounts and we encourage all eligible students to apply for our National Scholarship Programme (NSP). The NSP features 100 full scholarships that exempt students from all Tuition Fees, and there are many more partial scholarships. Find out more about scholarships and fee discounts for undergraduate students.

International students

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

Home/EU applicants

Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
Mode Full-time Duration 4 Years Start date September Application code H101 Application method UCAS
Mode Part-time Duration 5 years Start date September Application code 3185 Application method Direct to LSBU
Mode Sandwich Duration 5 years Start date September Application code H101 Application method UCAS

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.

Prepare to start

Applicant events

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

Enrolment

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 Enrolment pages.

This course covers the fundamentals of maths, science and technology relevant to engineering. The experience you gain during the year, and your discussions with tutors, will help you choose the degree best suited to your interests and abilities.

The course consists of modules with a total credit value of 120 credits which are made up of 6 standard modules of 20 credit points each. 5 modules are shared between all streams and 1 module is specific to the chosen stream (the degree course proceeding the first year).

On average the assessment of the course is based on 30% coursework and 70% examination.

  • Applied mathematics 1
    This module provides you with the mathematical knowledge and skills to support study of the BEng programmes. The module covers basic algebra, linear and simultaneous equations, quadratic equations and graphical methods.
  • Scientific principles for engineering
    This module will cover the principles of chemistry and physics, at a level between GCSE and A-Level. It will introduce you to a range of skills required in both chemical and physical sciences, as appropriate to your intended programme of study.
  • Study and laboratory skills
    This module introduces study skills considering both individual and team-working skills. It will also introduce you to your own Personal Development Planning process. This module will enable you to develop and use appropriate safe working practices in the workshop or laboratory environment specific to your subject/discipline.
  • Mathematics for engineering
    This module will provide you with the mathematical knowledge and skills necessary for transition to Level 4 study of engineering subjects. You'll attend lectures and tutorial where worked exercises will be undertaken. Where possible, the statistical content will introduce the use of statistical packages and the presentation of real life data sets.
  • Engineering science
    This module is aimed at extending your science knowledge in preparation for continuing on your engineering degree. It will cover general applied physical principles, including fluids, electrics, dynamics, statics, heat and energy.

Plus one specialist module from:

  • Practical electronics (electrical engineering)
    This module is a mixture of workshop exercises and practical project work about fundamentals of electronics.
  • Engineering design and modelling (mechanical and building services engineering)
    This is an introductory module to engineering design. You'll be taught the basic design process and apply this to a simple product. You'll also be introduced to the workshop and simple model making tools. You'll learn basic drawings skills.
  • Chemistry and applications (chemical and energy engineering)
    This module provides you with the principles of chemistry and its applications to support study of the BEng programmes.It covers fundamentals of chemistry and chemical reactions, and the skills necessary for effective communication in scientific and technical subjects.
  • Constructing the built environment (civil engineering)
    This module will seek to develop an understanding of the use of traditional materials and construction technologies in domestic buildings of the past, and the development of the modern technologies used today. It focuses on the history of the built environment, domestic construction and the role of the institutions and regulatory authorities in the construction industry.

Careers

Employability Service

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:

  • Free employability workshop and events for student all year round, more details can be found on our event section.
  • 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.
  • LSBU Careers Hub offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and support, guidance on future careers, as well as loads of career resources, connecting you with employers, exciting events, 1-1 support and relevant workshops.

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

You probably already know that engineering is one of the most well-paid and secure of all professions. It's also one of the most exciting! We should know – we've been educating professional engineers for over 100 years.

This course allows you to go on to study one of our HNC, HND, BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons) or MEng (Hons) courses in a range of engineering subjects. Whichever pathway you choose you can be sure that the applied technical skills that you’ll develop as an engineer will always be in demand.

We’ve been educating professional engineers for over 100 years. And in that time we’ve built up lots of contacts in industry. Our close links with industry ensure that our course content is up-to-date with their needs – and this means are graduates are in demand.

Teaching and Assessment

A number of academic staff from different schools teach on The Extended Degree programme in Engineering. All are enthusiastic about their teaching, available and ready to support your learning experience as you move through your degree.

All modules are taught through a combination of three or more of lectures, tutorials, computer workshop, laboratory practicals, seminars and group work which deliver the intended knowledge and understanding, and intellectual/practical/transferable skills.

Most modules are assessed through both examination and individual/group coursework, with typical weightings of 70% examination and 30% coursework. There are also coursework only modules.

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