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Petroleum Engineering BEng (Hons)

Key Information Set (KIS) Data is only gathered for undergraduate full-time courses. There are a number of reasons why this course does not have KIS data associated with it. For example, it may be a franchise course run at a partner college or a course designed for continuing professional development.


This course takes you through the fundamentals of petroleum engineering and its industrial application.

7 reasons to study here

check-circleProfessional accreditation: Accredited by energy institute, provides some or all of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). universityStrong heritage: Petroleum courses taught for over 60 years in the heart of London. bookLearning resources: No. 1 University in London for learning resources in Chemical Process and Energy Engineering, National Student Survey 2016. linkNetworking opportunities: Active student engineering chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. laptopIndustry-standard software: Access to industry level £1 million software suite sponsored by leading suppliers. flaskBrand new equipment: Over £1 million invested in lab equipment in 2016. puzzle-pieceWork experience: Option to complete your third year in a paid professional work placement.

This degree course covers.

On graduation, you’ll be ready for a career as a professional engineer in either the petroleum industry or chemical process industries. This course covers:

  • oil and gas exploration
  • reservoir engineering
  • drilling
  • production engineering
  • petroleum geology
  • separation processes
  • thermodynamics
  • computer modelling


Key course information – ordered by mode

Entry requirements

2016 entry

  • 280 UCAS points (including Level 3 Physical Science (Chemistry preferred) and Maths);
  • A Level BBC; or
  • BTEC National Diploma DMM; or
  • Access to HE Diploma with Pass + 9 Distinctions and 27 Merits (must include a minimum of 3 credits at Distinction in Maths and a minimum of 3 Merits in Physics); plus
  • Five GCSEs including English and Maths GCSE (C or above) or equivalent

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.

2017 entry

For September 2017 entry the number of UCAS tariff points that qualifications are worth is changing. Visit UCAS for guidance on the 2017 tariff.

  • A Level BBB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Level 3 qualifications must include Maths and Science (Chemistry preferred)
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent.

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.

How to apply

2016 entry

All Home and EU students who want to start a full-time undergraduate course this September can apply to us today if you already have your results. You’ll be applying through Clearing which allows you to apply directly to LSBU. Before applying to LSBU you need to have:

  1. all your exam results
  2. already applied with UCAS
  3. know the course you’re interested in studying

When you’re ready to apply, or if you need further information, call our Course Enquiries team (freephone) on 0800 923 88 88 or apply online through Clearing. Also read more on our Clearing information page.

International students (non-EU) who are not applying through UCAS for 2016 entry can complete the LSBU International Online Application Form – visit the International how to apply page.

If you’re applying for any part-time course or apprenticeship, excluding all of our part-time health courses, you can apply online directly to LSBU.

2017 entry

International (non Home/EU) applicants should follow our international how to apply guide .

Instructions for Home/EU applicants

All full-time undergraduate students apply to the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) using the University’s Institution Code L75. Full details of how to do this are supplied on our How to apply webpage for undergraduate students .

All part-time students should apply directly to London South Bank University and full details of how to do this are given on our undergraduate How to apply webpage .


Students should apply for accommodation at London South Bank University (LSBU) as soon as possible, once we have made an offer of a place on one of our academic courses. Read more about applying for accommodation at LSBU .


It’s a good idea to think about how you’ll pay university tuition and maintenance costs while you’re still applying for a place to study. Remember – you don’t need to wait for a confirmed place on a course to start applying for student finance. Read how to pay your fees as an undergraduate student .

Fees and funding

Fees are shown for new entrants to courses, for each individual year of a course, together with the total fee for all the years of a course. Continuing LSBU students should refer to the Finance section of our student portal, MyLSBU. Queries regarding fees should be directed to the Fees and Bursary Team on: +44 (0)20 7815 6181.

Possible fee changes

Current regulatory proposals suggest that institutions will be permitted to increase fee levels in line with inflation up to a specified fee cap. Specifically, LSBU may be permitted to increase its fees for new and existing Home and EU undergraduate students from 2017/18 onwards. The University reserves the right to increase its fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any governmental guidance or decisions.

The fees for international students are reviewed annually, and additionally the University reserves the right to increase tuition fees in line with inflation up to 4 per cent.


We offer students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Many of our scholarships are given as direct tuition fee discounts and we encourage all eligible students to apply for our Access Bursary. Up to 300 new home full-time undergraduate students meeting eligibility criteria could receive a £2,000 cash bursary by joining us in the 2016/17 academic year. Find out more about all our scholarships and fee discounts for undergraduate students .

International Scholarships

As well as being potentially eligible for our undergraduate scholarships, International students can also benefit from a range of specialist scholarships. Find out more about International scholarships .

Case studies

Select a case study and read about practical project work, students’ placement experiences, research projects, alumni career achievements and what it’s really like to study here from the student perspective.

Engineering graduate Renzo Huaynates gained industry experience while providing leading resins supplier Nuplex Industries with expert consultancy

  • PhD candidate Marsha Maraj has developed a three-pronged approach to maximise flow rates in an environmentally friendly way.

    Prepare to start

    We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.

    Applicant Open Days

    To help you and your family feel confident about your university choice we run Applicant Open Days. These are held at subject level so students start getting to know each other and the academic staff who will be teaching them. These events are for applicants only and as an applicant you would receive an email invitation to attend the relevant event for your subject.

    Enrolment and Induction

    Enrolment takes place before you start your course. On completing the process, new students formally join the University. There will be an online data gathering exercise that you will complete yourself, then you will be invited to a welcome meeting. At LSBU, you will confirm your qualifications by showing relevant certificates, and also bring proof of identity.

    In September, applicants who have accepted an unconditional offer to study at LSBU will be sent details of induction, which is when they are welcomed to the University and their School. Induction helps you get the best out of your university experience, and makes sure you have all the tools to succeed in your studies.

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