• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Reasons to study Mechanical Engineering (Hons) at London South Bank University:

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

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

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.

Accreditation

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Sandwich - 5 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 66 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering mathematics and modelling
  • Introduction to mechanical engineering
  • Thermofluids and Dynamics
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • Design and Practice
  • Engineering Computing
  • Advanced engineering mathematics and modelling
  • Engineering design
  • Solid mechanics and FEA
  • Dynamics and control
  • Thermofluids and sustainable energy
  • Machine drives and mechatronics
  • Manufacturing systems and materials technologies
  • Dynamics and systems modelling
  • Innovation and enterprise
  • Thermofluids and turbo machinery
  • Individual project
  • Group project
  • Technical research and professional skills
  • Electromechanical systems and manufacturing technology
  • Energy, the environment and product life-cycle
  • Engineering design, analysis and manufacture
  • Supply chain engineering and operational management
  • Advanced thermofluids and energy analysis
  • Advanced solid mechanics and dynamics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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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 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).

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13780 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Part-time:

  • EU/EEA: £6935
  • NON-EU/EEA: £11483

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.

Funding

London South Bank University (LSBU) offers considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support.

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