Mechanical Engineering at London South Bank University - UCAS

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Course summary

100 year history Help us build on LSBU's rich history in engineering, which we've been teaching for over 100 years. This broad-based course will deepen your understanding of core mechanical engineering disciplines, as well as developing the research and business skills demanded by the industry. We offer sophisticated facilities, including a virtual reality suite and advanced CAD-CAM capability. Laboratories are well equipped for experimentation in solids, solid-mechanics and thermofluids. In addition to structured sessions, you'll be able to take full advantage of our facilities for your major project. Why Mechanical Engineering at LSBU? Professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Make use of our stand-out facilities, like our virtual engineering lab and 3D printing. Ranked 1st for Learning Opportunities amongst UK competitors in Mechanical Engineering (National Student Survey 2020). No. 1 London modern uni for graduate prospects in Mechanical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2019). Ranked 1st for student experience and teaching quality in the UK (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).


Modules are informed by applied research from within the department and from close links within industry and enterprise organisations. Technical research and professional skills Technology evaluation and commercialisation Engineering design, analysis, and manufacture Advanced solid mechanics and dynamics Robotics Advanced thermofluids and energy analysis Major project

Assessment method

Research and business skills are developed through specific modules, using engineering examples and case studies. What's more, our course incorporates a management-related module focused on entrepreneurship and project management. The major project offers the opportunity to specialise in one area, which may be relevant to your future employment or further research aspirations. Assessment is comprised of examinations, practical work, laboratory reports, log-books, formal reports, presentations and a spoken examination following competition of your major project.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

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How to apply

International applicants

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry to the course, applicants will be required to have the following qualifications: A Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division in Mechanical Engineering; or Professional qualifications (e.g. CEng) along with several years of relevant industrial experience (should include analytical work). The relevant industrial experience is to be assessed by the Course Director. Overseas applicants are required to have a minimum English language IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any of the components.

Fees and funding

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Mechanical Engineering at London South Bank University - UCAS