London South Bank University

Building Services Engineering London South Bank University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Building Services Engineering – the design and maintenance of all the things that make a building safe, comfortable, energy efficient and functional – is a specialist branch of engineering particularly in
demand. Energy conservation and sustainability feature strongly on the course. And as it’s a BEng degree, it also includes advanced applied mathematics, which many recruiters look on favourably. There’s also the option to spend a sandwich year working in an industry placement.

Course details


Year 1: Engineering principles; Design and practice; Engineering mathematics and modelling; Mechanical services for buildings; Year 2: Advanced engineering mathematics and modelling; Design applications; Electrical installation, distribution and lighting; Energy control and management; Project management; Thermofluids, air-conditioning and refrigeration; Year 3: BEng design project; Design analysis; Energy resources; Innovation and enterprise. Plus a choice of one of the following modules: Noise and vibration control; Power systems and design; Energy systems. Plus a choice from one of the following modules: Building acoustics; Heat transfer in building services engineering; Systems for environmental services and lighting.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

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

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 128 points
A level BBC Must include Maths and Physical Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Must include Maths and Physical Science
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
P: 0 credits
Must include Maths and Physical Science

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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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Provider information

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London South Bank University
103 Borough Road

Course contact details

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0800 923 8888

Fax: 020 7815 8273

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020 7815 6189