University of Bolton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

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Course summary

The ever-expanding field of biomedical engineering combines scientific and engineering principles to create and improve medical technology. As a BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, you’ll have the opportunity to join the next generation of engineers and contribute to the advancement of this important industry. If you’re skilled in science and want to make a difference in the healthcare industry, studying our BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree could help you fulfil your goals and reach your full potential. Incorporating elements of engineering, health, biology and sport, biomedical and clinical engineering is concerned with the design, development and technical support of medical equipment used by the healthcare industry. This course aims to provide you with a good grounding in biomedical engineering principles and related subjects like biomechanics, application of engineering materials and medical product design. Run in collaboration with the University of Bolton’s specialists in human movement science, the course also presents opportunities to learn more about how biomedical engineering supports rehabilitation for a diverse population, from general public patients to professional athletes. We offer access to the latest technology, high-specification laboratory equipment and the chance to work with internationally recognised research teams. You’ll also benefit from focussed teaching and interactive learning opportunities designed to help you develop and apply problem-solving, modelling and analytical skills, based on theory and practice.

Course details

Modules

Information about the modules offered as part of this course is available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Assessment method

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
2S33
Institution code:
B44
Campus name:
University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science. If you have non-traditional entry qualifications and relevant experience, or a suitable portfolio of work that we consider a reasonable substitute for the qualifications we typically accept for this course, then we'll be happy to consider your application. If you have a HND/C in an appropriate engineering discipline, then you'll be considered for entry to level HE5 of this programme, depending on the subject area of qualification and the level of maths and science that you have achieved. This is subject to fulfilling the University's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedures through an interview and diagnostic test. We'll consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/course/ENG023-F-UOB-SX/2022-23/


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

We also accept a range of other English language qualifications – please visit our English Language Requirements web page for more details.

https://www.bolton.ac.uk/international/international-general-entry-requirements/


Unistats information

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87%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £38850* Whole course
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £38850* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Biomedical Engineering at University of Bolton - UCAS