Learn the skills to enter this exciting industry from experienced engineers and NHS clinicians in specialised facilities. Biomedical engineering at Hull builds on the success of the University’s engineering courses. You'll be taught by experienced engineering professionals and by NHS clinicians and clinical engineers from local hospitals.
- Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
- Graduating provides a direct pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer – a benchmark in the profession
- Engineering graduates have some of the best employment prospects and highest starting salaries of any degree discipline
Year 1 Compulsory modules Mathematical Tools and Concepts Fundamentals of Medical Engineering Introduction to Design and Mechanical Engineering Practice Mathematics and Engineering Thermodynamics Mechanical Engineering Science Engineering Global Challenge 1 Year 2 Compulsory modules Physiological Measurement and Maths Mechanical Engineering Design NHS Medical Engineering in Practice and Stress Analysis Introduction to Cell Mechanobiology and Maths Materials and Manufacture Engineering Global Challenge 2 Year 3 (Industrial Placement) Your placement is your opportunity to get some real-world work experience under your belt. Just like in the real world, you’ll be responsible for finding and applying for opportunities, with the added benefit of help and support from university services such as the Careers and Employability service based in Student Central. The work you do will be logged and assessed and will count towards your final degree result. Year 4 Core module Individual Project (Medical Engineering) Compulsory modules Stress Analysis and Applications of Finite Element Analysis Prosthetics, Orthotics and Assistive Technologies Testing Biomaterials and Medical Devices and 3Rs (Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animal Experimentation) Artificial Organs and Micro/Nanotechnology for Biomedical Application All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
- Engineering and Technology, Institution of
- Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Institute of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|