London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Building Services Engineering (Flexible Learning)

This course aims to provide a broad basis of advanced understanding in the technological areas of building services and energy engineering, with particular emphasis on those areas that are relevant to the interaction between the built and natural environments, modern industry, and the analysis of developing technologies.

Entry requirements

The course is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, or other relevant engineering disciplines, and seek to develop specialised skills in building services engineering to enter this industry. A BEng (Hons) degree in an appropriate discipline. Normally upper 2nd Class would be considered a minimum, but lower class may be acceptable depending on experience. Cognate degrees in appropriate disciplines (e.g. physics, chemistry or mathematics) will be accepted provided the candidate demonstrates some knowledge of building services engineering. Other qualifications may be accepted depending on age and experience. This category would normally be reserved for mature candidates who have had several years experience in the building services industry. For applicants whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course modules

modules include: thermal environment, acoustics and lighting; heating and energy in buildings; energy resource and use analysis; electrical power; sustainable refrigeration; ventilation and air conditioning; energy engineering project.

Assessment methods

Examination and coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 48 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 - 48 months

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Distance Learning

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