Biomedical Engineering at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

Course summary

Develop new medical technologies and techniques which transform and improve the lives of patients. Why Biomedical Engineering at Strathclyde? Ranked Number 6 in the UK and Number 1 in Scotland for Biomedical Engineering (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023). The BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer. The MEng Biomedical Engineering degree is accredited by IPEM, IMechE and IET, on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Gain training in biomedical engineering as well as core mechanical and electrical engineering subjects. Benefit from state-of-the art technology in one of the longest-established such departments in the world. Prepare for a wide range of career opportunities in industry, academia, hospitals and government agencies. Recent £15.5 million redevelopment of our Wolfson Building, providing modern and flexible teaching facilities and an enhanced experience for our students, including break out areas and student zones. Your Career Biomedical Engineering graduates can be found in areas such as education, research and development, medical device regulations, medical device sales, management, consulting, design and technology.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £27500 Year 1
International £27500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Biomedical Engineering at University of Strathclyde - UCAS