University of Bradford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering BEng

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Course summary

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Apply professional engineering knowledge to understand, modify and control biological systems on this BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree. You’ll study disciplines such as:

  • Rehabilitation engineering – prosthetic / orthotic devices
  • Biomaterials and implant design
  • Tissue engineering and wound repair for artificial organs
  • Genomic coding and genetic engineering
  • Medical technology – design and manufacturing
All teaching is informed by the latest research and is delivered by experienced medical engineers and clinical scientists. You’ll also gain professional insight from leading industry partners and hands-on practical experience in our state-of-the-art engineering laboratories. Depending on your level of progress, transfer to our integrated Master's degree is possible at the end of either your first or second year. The MEng programme comprises an extra fourth academic year of more in-depth study, and can be taken with or without a placement year in industry. Professional Accreditation/Recognition These courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and can lead to Chartered Engineer (CEng) accreditation. This course is recognised by ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).

Course details

Modules

Year 1: Design, Build and Test (core) Mathematical Methods and Applications (core) Electronics and Mechanics (core) Engineering Materials (core) Thermofluids (core) Computer Aided Engineering (core) Year 2 Further Mathematics and Statistics C Clinical Movement Analysis C Electronics for Bio-Sensing C Healthcare Technology Project C Functional Anatomy & Human Physiological Measurements C Cell and Tissue Biology C Final year Individual Research Project (core) Biomaterials with Implant Design and Technology (core) Rehabilitation and Prosthetics (core) Medical Ethics and Quality Management (core) Project Management and Six Sigma (core)

Assessment method

Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, practical lab sessions, tutorials and seminars. Some modules involve supervised group work, usually with an assigned academic staff member for each group. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners. Assessments for modules mostly take the form of practical coursework, lab tests and written exams, with all forms being well represented throughout all years of the course across all modules.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H1B1
Institution code:
B56
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.


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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £18420* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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