University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Biomedical Engineering with a Year in Industry

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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

  • You’ll get to work in real-life, business critical roles, putting into practice the skills you have gained whilst earning a salary
  • Gain extensive knowledge in areas like human physiology, robotics, and engineering mathematics
  • This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • First-class facilities to support your development with 24-hour access to computer labs
  • 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 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. Year in Industry: This will take place between your second and third year. Students have previously worked in leading companies such as BAE, Pfizer and Airbus. Head over to our website for more details.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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