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University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering

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Course summary

Develop new medical technologies and techniques which transform and improve the lives of patients. Why Biomedical Engineering at Strathclyde? Ranked No 2 in the UK for Medical Technology (Complete University Guide 2019). 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. Blood salvage technology developed by Strathclyde bioengineers is in use around the world. 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. 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.

Course details

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.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeB831
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - AAB Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths, Physics, GCSE Biology 7/A recommended).
Scottish Higher AAAA Maths A, Physics A, Biology Higher B or National 5 A recommended; Advanced Highers: Maths, Physics and Biology recommended.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points Maths HL5, Physics HL5

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £21500 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. 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: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. 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