Biomedical Engineering at University of Southampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Our MSc Biomedical Engineering degree is an advanced engineering degree that embraces biology and medicine to solve medical and healthcare challenges facing society. Biomedical Engineering aims to create devices and systems to improve health and wellbeing, for example technologies for diagnosing and treating medical conditions, systems for imaging or monitoring patients or assisting them in their daily living. You'll learn the skills to develop new engineering solutions and prepare to take on a leading role in developing future technologies and enabling patients, carers, healthcare practitioners and providers to improve and maintain health and wellbeing. You can specialise in one of five pathways: musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, imaging, diagnostic systems, audiology.


Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering; Human Biology and Systems Physiology; Translational Medicine; MSc Research Project. A wide range of optional modules are available, from materials engineering to biologically-inspired robotics. We also offer five pathways for those who wish to specialise: Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, Imaging, Diagnostic Systems, and Audiology

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

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

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How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Sponsorship information

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information -

Biomedical Engineering at University of Southampton - UCAS