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Building Services Engineering (Hons), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Developed in partnership with the building services industry this Building Services Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University focuses on heating and air conditioning system design, building performance simulation and assessment, electrical systems and lighting design.
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This Building Services Engineering (Hons) programme of Glasgow Caledonian University is accredited by the Energy Institute (EI) and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) so you can progress towards full Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

It offers flexibility for engineers who are currently employed and want to improve their knowledge and skills.

Your career

The current shortage of engineers means good salaries, secure employment and good promotional prospects for Building Services Engineers. Careers cover a wide spectrum from the design to operation stages of domestic, commercial, industrial and leisure building types.


The BEng Building Services Engineering (Hons) is accredited by EI the Energy Institute and CIBSE the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering. You can progress towards full CEng Chartered Engineer status.

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 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part time 2 - 5 Years

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamental Engineering Theory including Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Electrical Principles
  • Control Systems and Mathematics
  • Engineering Applications
  • Electric Power Systems
  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials and Mathematics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1 Entry Requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC including Maths and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science, plus Nat 5 English at C.
  • A level:CCC including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H4 H4 including Maths and Physics. English is also required at Ordinary Level O2
  • IB Diploma: 24 points including Maths and Physics
  • BTEC:Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering subject at MMM
  • SWAP Access: SWAP STEM programme at BBB

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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.


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