University of Bradford

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Biomedical Engineering (Taught)

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Course summary

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Biomedical engineering is a fast evolving interdisciplinary field, which has been at the forefront of many medical advances in recent years. As such, it is a research-led discipline, which sits at the cutting edge of advances in medicine, engineering and applied biological sciences. This MSc programme is designed to provide an advanced biomedical engineering education and to develop specialist understanding; the programme contains a large project component which allows you to develop advanced knowledge and research skills in a specialist area. The programme also aims to develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the subject, which can be applied in a variety of clinical, biomedical and industrial settings. All subjects are taught by biomedical/medical engineers and clinical scientists. This allows you to gain the related skills and experience in healthcare science and technology, engineering principles and manufacturing, and management of various industry-standard medical devices. We offer state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities for various projects and modules. Cutting-edge research feeds directly into teaching and various student projects, ensuring your studies are innovative, current and focused with direct relation to related industries. Our facilities include;

  • Tissue characterisation laboratory
  • Modern cell/tissue engineering laboratory
  • State-of-the-art human movement laboratory
  • Prosthetic/orthotic joint laboratory
  • Human physiology laboratory
  • World-class bioaerosol test facility for performing microbiological experiments.
  • Electrostatics laboratory
  • Medical Electronics Laboratory

Course details

Modules

MSc Project (60 credits, core) | Big Data Systems and Analysis (20 credits, core) | Regenerative Medicine (20 credits, optional) | Genomic Coding and Genetic Engineering (20 credits, optional) | Clinical Biomechanics (20 credits, optional) | Clinical Diagnostics (20 credits, optional) | Polymer and Materials Engineering (20 credits, optional) | Risk Assessment & Management (20 credits, optional) | Engineering Computational Methods (20 credits, optional) | Biomaterials with Implant Design & Technology (20 credits, optional) |

Assessment method

Formal and Informal Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory Practicals, Workshop skills, Seminars, Group and individually assessed projects,


How to apply

International applicants

If you applying from outside the UK and require additional support you may apply through your country representative. They can help you at every stage and communicate with the University on your behalf. They often provide additional services to ensure your smooth arrival to the UK such as visa application support and assistance with your travel arrangements. Further information is available on the University of Bradford International website.


Entry requirements

You must have a first degree in relevant discipline; normally at least a Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in Science, Engineering, or Technology. English language requirements: IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent. Candidates who do not fulfil the normal entry requirements but have extensive engineering, clinical, biomedical or related experience will be considered on an individual basis. Those applicants seeking to use this MSc, if it is accredited by the IMechE, as Further Learning to satisfy the educational base requirements for CEng must also be in possession of an appropriate accredited degree.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8570 Year 1
England £8570 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8570 Year 1
Scotland £8570 Year 1
Wales £8570 Year 1
International £19890 Year 1
Channel Islands £19890 Year 1

Additional fee information

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