Taught course

Advanced Vehicle Engineering

London South Bank University · Engineering Systems

Entry requirements

  • A Level AAB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 39 Distinctions and 6 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 144 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Months of entry


Course content

This integrated Masters degree four year course focuses on sustainable development, future low-emission technologies and urban transportation.

Why study the MEng Advanced Vehicle Engineering at LSBU:

The unique course develops the expertise demanded by the automotive, future vehicle and motorsport industries. 4th in London for Mechanical Engineering (Guardian University League Table 2023). 1st in the UK for Student Satisfaction for Mechanical Engineering (Complete University Guide 2023)

This integrated Masters degree course covers

You'll adapt theoretical principles to solve real-world engineering problems very early on in your university career. This course covers:

  • engineering mathematics
  • vehicle engineering
  • thermofluids and dynamics
  • electrical engineering
  • design
  • computing
  • dynamics and control
  • innovation and enterprise


MEng (Hons) Advanced Vehicle Engineering courses uses Industry standard technology and instrumentation, ensuring that graduates are equipped with detailed knowledge and practical experience of a broad range of industry specific skills that will improve employability chances in an increasingly competitive environment.

The automotive, future low-carbon vehicle technology and motorsport sector is experiencing a solid growth. The UK is recognised as a world-leader in the research and design of automotive technology and the sector has invested significantly in recent years. Demands for Engineering graduates by these employers is growing.

The course provides you with the opportunity to study Advanced Vehicle Engineering to a level consistent with accreditation by the IMechE as a route to Chartered Engineer status, while encouraging applied work and hands-on involvement through the many opportunities available. LSBU is creating a world-class Advanced Vehicle Engineering facility to support these courses and meet the needs of the Automotive, future Low-carbon Vehicle and motorsport industry.

Our central London location means we have developed local links with Automotive OEM’s, tier suppliers, local transport companies and future transport and low carbon technology centres for London.

Value of an MEng programme

This is a four-year degree course that extends your studies to Masters level, and provides you with greater breadth and depth of study which is the quickest and easiest way to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng). After the completion of this programme you can immediately pursue the necessary steps to obtain Chartered engineer status which enhances employability and offers higher salaries. You can apply for undergraduate student funding for this course, so you can gain a postgraduate level qualification without the financial pressures normally associated with further study.

Employability Service

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. 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.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

This course has a panel of advisers from industry, to help ensure our course coverage is up-to-date and relevant to employment needs. This MEng course offers the quickest and easiest way to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

In-sync with industry

Accreditation is a mark of quality assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council, who represent the engineering profession. This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEng
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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