Biomedical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Business and research environments need engineers who can design complete solutions involving complex integrated systems. Biomedical Engineering at Kent educates engineers that can develop systems used in medical practice and biology research. This cross-disciplinary programme is designed for students with an equally strong interest in engineering and biology/medicine. Drawing from our established expertise in engineering technologies and from the research synergies with the School of Biosciences, this degree produces engineers with a solid knowledge in biology and medical science. Why study a Biomedical Engineering degree at Kent

  • Biomedical Engineering is an exciting, interdisciplinary course at the interface between engineering, biology and medicine
  • You’ll build bioscience-related electronic devices, graduating as an engineer capable of designing complete solutions involving complex integrated systems
  • Seminars delivered by experts currently working in the field give you an insight into career options
  • Our teaching is based on leading-edge research using case studies which incorporate hot topics within industry and emerging technologies.
What you’ll study
  • In the first year, you gain a broad grounding in biomedical engineering, including human physiology, biomedical skills, robotics and engineering mathematics. You also undertake laboratory-based practical work.
  • In the second year and final years, you study modules that build upon the material learnt in the first year. As your knowledge grows, you discover which areas particularly interest you, so that in your final year you can specialise in preparation for your final-year design or development-based engineering project.


Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Human Anatomy and Physiology I Biomedical Engineering Skills Introduction to Electronics First Year Engineering Applications Project Introduction to Programming Digital Technologies Engineering Mathematics Engineering Analysis Year 2 Compulsory modules may include: Mechatronics and Measurements Biomechanics Anatomy and Physiology Image Analysis and Applications Signal Processing and Control Systems Engineering Team Project Year 3 Compulsory modules may include: Medical Dynamics Robotics and AI Project Biomaterials Optional modules may include the following. These optional modules are provisional and subject to change later in the Summer: Medical Physics Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Al Embedded Systems Fundamentals of Cyber Security Manufacturing Technologies

How to apply

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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.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

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

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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 £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Biomedical Engineering at University of Kent - UCAS