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Course summary

With more than 60 years of expertise in this area, LSBU is known for its contribution of high quality graduate to the Building Services Engineering industry. Our course is designed to equip you with the technical know-how and communication and management skills to be an effective leader in this specialist sector. Develop an understanding of the design, installation, operation and maintenance that make a building safe, comfortable, energy efficient and functional. This highly specialised skillset is always in demand. In fact, it’s set to grow as buildings’ designs evolve to become more sustainable. This course is available at all levels, accredited by CIBSE and IE. The HNC Building Services Engineering Apprenticeship is for part-time students who wish to study the discipline of Building Services Engineering to HNC level and who may wish to go on to the professional status of Incorporated Engineer. The BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering is designed to equip you with the technical, management and communication skills needed to be an effective leader of teams involved in the design of building services and energy conservation in buildings, making you an Incorporated Engineer.


Year 1 • Engineering mathematics • Building services engineering principles • Construction practice • Introduction to building services • Internal environment and comfort • Heating and ventilation systems Year 2 • Advanced engineering mathematics • Thermofluids engineering • Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump engineering • Integrated building design • Project and business management • Electrical services in buildings Year 3 • Optional placement year Year 4 • Energy management and controls • Passive building design • Major project • Plus two modules from either the electrical or mechanical route: Electrical route • Electrical power systems and distribution • Lighting and electrical systems Mechanical route • Heat and mass transfer applications • Thermal energy systems

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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