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Biomedical Engineering Middlesex University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Biomedical engineering fuses engineering with medicine to improve healthcare delivery, and develops innovative technologies for prognosis, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. The technological developments taking place in medicine, engineering, physics, maths and computer science means biomedical engineering is a rapidly growing field, with emergent technologies and an expanding global industry.

Why study BEng/MEng Biomedical Engineering at Middlesex University?

This course is an degree is exciting multi-disciplinary study in engineering covering anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, implants and prosthetics, medical instrumentation and rehabilitation. It has been designed to meet the current needs of healthcare providers by training biomedical engineers who can design and improve both existing and emergent systems, devices and treatments.

Building upon previous experiences in applied mathematics and physics or other applied sciences, this degree will develop a wide range of engineering knowledge and skills to contribute to improving quality of or saving lives in the healthcare industry or healthcare delivery. You will be armed with the skills, knowledge and experience to innovate the future of healthcare by entering a career in the expanding field of biomedical engineering or by progressing to postgraduate study in a related field.

You will have access to fully equipped state-of-the-art laboratories for medical device design and human performance measurement and will benefit from the facilities in our human-computer interaction research department where we are making developments in vital areas of healthcare, such as the rehabilitation of stroke victims and amputees.

Course highlights
The teaching team is made up from professional engineers and fully qualified healthcare practitioners drawn from a range of departments within the Faculty
Teaching is influenced by and incorporates front-line research in medical engineering, rehabilitation engineering and related topics
You can choose to complete an optional placement between Year 2 and 3 with NHS or industrial partners, where you will gain vital professional experience and also receive a Diploma of Industrial Studies
Designed to meet the standards set by the collaboration between UK Quality Assurance Agency and the Engineering Council
If you apply for our four year MEng Biomedical Engineering course, you can gain a masters qualification by completing the fourth year of the degree. You can also receive student loan funding to cover your postgraduate course fees.
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details

Assessment method

Year 1: Human Sciences (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory, Electronics and Computing (30 credits) - Compulsory, Mathematics and Mechanics (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 2: Design Engineering Projects (30 credits) - Compulsory, Design of Medical Devices (30 credits) - Compulsory, Medical Equipment Life Cycle (30 credits) - Compulsory, Physiological Measurements (30 credits) - Compulsory
Year 3: Biomedical Engineering Major Project (60 credits) - Compulsory, Principles of Medical Engineering (30 credits) - Compulsory,Principles of Rehabilitation Engineering (30 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

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 code HC60
Institution code M80
Campus name Hendon Campus
Campus code H

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level Including 40 points or above in both Mathematics and a Science subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) In a Science based subject.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
P: 30 credits
Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 distinction or higher) in a Science based subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
PTE Academic 51.0 With at least 51 in all components
TOEFL (iBT) 72.0 With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Middlesex University
Hendon Campus
The Burroughs
Barnet
NW4 4BT


Course contact details

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020 8411 5555

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