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Overview

This Mechanical Engineering course builds on London South Bank University rich history in engineering, where it has been studied for over 100 years.

LSBU offers sophisticated practical facilities including a virtual reality suite, advanced CAD-CAM capability including multi-axis milling, turning, and coordinate-measuring machine (CMM). Laboratories are well equipped for experimentation in solids, solid-mechanics and thermofluids. In addition to structured sessions, you'll be encouraged to utilise the 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.
  • No. 1 London modern uni for graduate prospects in Mechanical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2019).
  • No.1 amongst London competitors for overall satisfaction and learning opportunities in Mechanical, Production and Manufacturing Engineering (National Student Survey 2018).

Employability

This M.Sc. has been designed in accordance with IMechE's guidelines to help you to attain professional awards, including becoming a Chartered Engineer, who typically earn more than their colleagues.

During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

Accreditation

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Technical research and professional skills
  • Technology evaluation and commercialisation
  • Engineering design, analysis, and manufacture
  • Advanced solid mechanics and dynamics
  • Advanced instrumentation and control
  • Advanced thermofluids and energy analysis
  • Major project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13776 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13780 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9132 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9135 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time:

  • UK/EU fee: £4060
  • International fee: £6124

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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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