Imperial College London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (also known as Imperial College London)

Molecular Bioengineering

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Course summary

Through this course, you will develop the scientific understanding and laboratory expertise of a life scientist with the technical knowledge and problem-solving skills of an engineer. With this unique combination of skills, you will be well placed to address the global challenges of today: health and well-being agenda, personalised medicine, new biomedical technology industries. You will gain a theoretical understanding through lectures, study groups and taught classes. During practical wet and dry labs and activities, you will work on real-world projects in medicine and biology with life-changing potential. You will learn professional standards and understand engineers’ obligations to society, the profession and the environment. You will develop leadership, communication and teamwork skills, and graduate with the ability to become a leader in your chosen field. This course includes opportunities to spend a year abroad or a year in industry. If you are an international student, transferring to a different course could have an impact on your student visa, but our International Student Support Team are here to help advise and support you. Professional accreditation This degree is professionally accredited by the following organisations on behalf of the Engineering Council:

  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
  • Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
  • Institution of Engineering Designers (IED).
With a professionally accredited degree, you’ll be able to demonstrate to employers that you have achieved an industry-recognised standard of competency. Professional accreditation also provides international recognition of your qualifications, which you can use to launch a career abroad. With this integrated Master’s degree, you’ll fully meet the educational requirements for professional registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Becoming a Chartered Engineer can further enhance your career prospects and earning potential. It demonstrates your competencies and commitment to lifelong learning – providing you with recognition in your field and greater influence and opportunities. As well as your main Imperial degree (MEng), you will also receive the award of the Associateship of the City and Guilds of London Institute (ACGI) on completion of this course

Modules

We recommend reviewing our course page for the latest information regarding the curriculum (including core and optional modules) and course structure, as this information may be subject to periodic change.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • Materials, Minerals and Mining, Institute of
  • Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Institute of
  • Engineering Designers, Institution of

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
H160
Institution code:
I50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate/molecular-bioengineering/

Additional entry requirements

Interview

If your UCAS application indicates that you are likely to satisfy our entry requirements and you may be invited to an online interview. Additional activities will include a talk from our department, a group activity and a virtual tour of our department.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedBFor pre-2015 test, the College requires grade B overall. If your test result is 2016 onwards, the College requires 185 overall with 176 in all elements/bands
IELTS (Academic)7Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 6.5 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.
PTE Academic69Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 62 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.
TOEFL (iBT)100Score above refers to overall score. Additionally, a score of 22 is required in all bands. Results must be within 2 years of course start date in order to be valid.

For further information on the College English entry requirements and a full list of accepted tests and grade requirements, please visit the College website URL detailed below.

College English Language Entry Requirements

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/apply/english-language/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £40940 Year 1
International £40940 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further information on fees, funding, loans and grants, see: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/undergraduate/ For further information on fee status eligibility see: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/fee-status/
Molecular Bioengineering at Imperial College London - UCAS