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London South Bank University: General Engineering

Institution London South Bank University
Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Telephone 0207 815 7500
Study type Research


This programme provides specialist study for graduates intending to work in research and development environments in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. You'll develop your ability to apply engineering principles and develop commitment to quality practice. An expert in your chosen field will guide your research programme and you'll become part of our thriving academic community.

The School of Engineering has a strong culture of research and enterprise. Research Excellence Framework (REF) awarded 80% of LSBU's research into General Engineering the two highest quality ratings (4 or 3) for 'impact' (research and significance).

Research areas We offer several research centres/areas you can join:

  • Advanced Materials

  • Robotics

Advantages of an MRes An MRes is distinct from a taught Masters in that your final output will be an extended dissertation or creative project relevant to your field of interest, rather than module-based coursework and exams.

You can complete an MRes in one year or part-time over two years, as opposed to a full PhD which can take up to five years. The MRes project can be focused toward a work-based project.

Why General Engineering at LSBU? A member of staff, expert in your chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme.As a research student you'll become part of our thriving academic community.Ranked 3rd for Assessment and Feedback amongst London Modern competitors in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (National Student Survey 2020).You'll gain support from other doctoral students at our monthly Doctoral Support Group.Ranked 3rd for Student Satisfaction amongst London competitors for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Complete University Guide 2021).

Masters in Research (MRes)

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