University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

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Course summary

Study Biomedical Engineering at Kent to learn alongside academics with practical experience in developing medical-electronic systems and researchers with expertise in biological sciences. Choose Biomedical Engineering at Kent because:

  • our course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which can fast-track your career as a professional engineer
  • our graduates have gone on to work at organisations including BAE Systems, RAF and CISCO
  • you study in our state-of the-art Jennison Design Hub with access to a virtual reality suite, production studio, engineering workshop and fabrication facilities, and dedicated makerspace
  • our teaching is based on leading-edge research using case studies which incorporate hot topics within industry and emerging technologies.
You study modules in biomedical engineering, including digital technologies, biochemistry, electronics, molecular and cellular biology, robotics and engineering mathematics. You also undertake laboratory-based practical work in electronics and biology. In your second and final years, you gain a deeper understanding of biomechanics, human physiology, bioinformatics and genomics, medical physics, programming and product development. You also complete a design or development-based engineering project.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
3D9J
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
60%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Biomedical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS