London South Bank University

Engineering Product Design London South Bank University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Engineering product designers blend brilliant creative thinking with scientific analysis and insight. They create products that deal with everyday problems – from solving minor inconveniences like leaky teapots to tackling major issues such as launching lifeboats faster. Through the course modules, you’ll cover the complete design cycle – from conceptual design to prototyping and manufacture, with everything in between.

Course details


Year 1 • Design Methods • Digital Design and Modelling • Design Engineering • Computing and Electronics • Visual Communications Year 2 • Design Thinking and Applications • Virtual Engineering and CAD • Machine Drives and Mechatronics • Dynamics and Thermofluids • Design Contexts and Communications • Design and Manufacture by Project Year 3 • Placement year Year 4 • Engineering Design Project • Research Methods for Design Projects • Optimisation Methods • Manufacturing Systems and Materials Technology • Portfolio Engineering Projects.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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 120 - 128 points
A level BBB Must include Maths or Physics A-level and Art/Design A-level or evidence of engagement with creativity
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Must include Maths or Physics and Art/Design units or evidence of engagement with creativity
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 0 credits
Must include 3 Merits in Design, Technology, Maths and Physics

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

Additional entry requirements


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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London South Bank University
103 Borough Road

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0800 923 8888

Fax: 020 7815 8273

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