University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

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Course summary

Our Biomedical Engineering degree is designed for students with an equally strong interest in engineering and biology/medicine. Studying at Kent gives you hands-on experience in developing medical-electronic systems whilst learning alongside researchers with expertise in biological sciences. Through a combination of deep links into industry and our state-of-the-art facilities, Kent is the ideal place to prepare you for a successful career in biomedical engineering. Why study Biomedical Engineering at Kent:

  • Our course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which can fast-track your career as a professional engineer
  • You’ll build bioscience-related electronic devices, graduating as an engineer capable of designing complete solutions involving complex integrated systems
  • Our graduates have gone to work at organisations including BAE Systems, RAF and CISCO
  • Our teaching is based on cutting-edge research using case studies which incorporate hot topics with industry and emerging technologies
  • Option to take a Year in Industry (UCAS: 05C3)
Course details In the first year, you gain a broad foundation in biomedical engineering, including digital technologies, biochemistry, electronics, molecular and cellular biology, robotics and engineering mathematics. As you move through the course you will undertake laboratory-based practical work to help you develop a deep understanding of electronics and biology. In the second and third year, you develop your skills and gain a strong understanding of biomechanics, human physiology, bioinformatics and genomics, medical physics, programming and product development. As your knowledge grows, you will complete a design or development-based engineering project. For more information, please visit our website.

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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.

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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

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Biomedical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS