• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
This Computer Systems and Networks Engineering (Hons) degree from London South Bank University offers a balanced programme of computer hardware, interface electronics, programming for real-time and embedded systems and telecommunications  - all of which are supported by modules in analysis, software and database design.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised


You'll gain experience in using industry-standard equipment and simulation packages. You'll also take apart, rebuild and configure a PC at sub-component level and carry out assignments in network configuration and management. This course covers:

  • computer engineering
  • engineering mathematics
  • data networks
  • multimedia
  • communications systems
  • software engineering
  • network technologies

Reasons to study Computer Systems and Networks Engineering (Hons) at London South Bank University :

  • Professional accreditation: Accredited by Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly the IEE) under licence from the Engineering Council, and offers fast track progression to Chartered Engineer status. 
  • Sophisticated software: Gain a wealth of experience in using industry-standard equipment, computer programming and simulation packages. 
  • 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). 
  • 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.


With computers now an essential part of our lives, the demand and opportunities for those who can design, manage and service computer systems is only going to continue to grow.

This means Computer Systems Engineering graduates are equipped with the skills needed to work in a wide range of computer network engineering and commerce roles. These include computer network administration under Windows and Unix, as well as software engineering and design using Java and C++.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich - 5 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering mathematics
  • Principles of computer engineering
  • Engineering Principles
  • Engineering Computing  
  • Design and practice
  • Operating systems and multimedia
  • Engineering software C++

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 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 3 Merits in Physics or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 138 UCAS points
  • Level 3 qualifications must include Maths
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Bachelors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14470 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?