Birmingham City University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

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Course summary

Are you interested in engineering that interacts with the human body? A fast-emerging sector in the UK, and globally, this 3-year BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering course will provide you with the skills needed to enter the rapidly expanding manufacturing and health care sector. As well as learning technical skills, you will also develop a range of transferable skills, including effective communication, leadership and business management. You will benefit from facilities and learning spaces at our £71 million City South Campus for health and City Centre campus for engineering. This unique course pulls in a range of different subjects, from mechanical to electrical and electronic engineering and the opportunities to undertake valuable work placements, international exchanges, and informative trips and visits - as well as networking events with employers! Furthermore, 93% of our students are satisfied with the teaching on this course (National Student Survey 2022). You could go on to work alongside medical professionals and scientists, designing artificial limbs and life saving technology, or you could pursue a career in medicine, engineering or medical imaging and robotics. So, if you have a creative flair and love of science/engineering then this could be the course for you! Visit the Birmingham City University website or get in touch to find out more.

Course details

How to apply

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City South Campus, Edgbaston
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no subtest below 6

f English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTS must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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