Biomedical Engineering including a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering including a Foundation Year

Course summary

This Biomedical Engineering degree is the perfect combination of engineering and medicine. You’ll learn how to develop medical-electronic systems whilst learning alongside researchers with expertise in biological sciences. Reasons to study Biomedical Engineering at Kent

  • Gain extensive knowledge in areas like human physiology, robotics, and engineering mathematics
  • This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which can fast-track your career as a professional engineer
  • First-class facilities to support your development with 24-hour access to computer labs
  • Take a placement year to help boost your career skills and get paid doing it
  • Graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers from design of electronic and computer systems to software engineering and computer communications networks
Course details Foundation year: You’ll gain an understanding of mathematics and engineering principles. You’re also taught university-level modules to prepare you for the full Biomedical Engineering degree. First year: You’ll gain a broad foundation in biomedical engineering in areas like biochemistry, digital technologies and cellular biology. You will take on laboratory based practical work to help you develop an in-depth understanding of electronics and biology. Second and third years: You’ll develop a strong understanding in biomechanics, medical physics, product development and much more. You will then go onto complete a design or development-based engineering project. Head over to our website for more details.


Foundation Year Calculus Engineering Principles-1 Engineering Principles-2 Electromagnets for Engineers Engineering and Programming Skills Graphs, Geometry and Trigonometry Foundation Algebra and Functions Year 1 Mathematics for Engineering Introduction to Electronics Introduction to Programming Engineering Materials and Design Design and Prototyping Project Biomedical Engineering Skills 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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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 including a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS