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Undergraduate study

Be part of the science behind world-changing medical technology. Understand how the brain works and how engineering principles can be used to design medical devices and provide solutions for diagnosis and treatment.
Person adjusting wearable technology on their head

PhD study

As a PhD student, you'll be part of a dynamic research community and will work with our research intensive team towards new discoveries in biomedical engineering, brain computer interface, neurorehabilitation, assistive technology, neuroscience, biomaterial, robotics and electrical engineering.

Our research

Our research focuses on understanding the brain and designing technology to manage diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and epilepsy, and improve longevity and health.

Our facilities

Our purpose-built Health and Life Sciences building, a range of virtual reality and haptic interfaces, and the Brain Embodiment Laboratory are all situated on our award-winning Whiteknights campus.

Meet the team

Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.


Read inspiring stories from our staff and students in Biomedical Engineering.


We connect with budding young biomedical engineers through hands-on workshops, public lectures, demonstrations and mentoring.
Athena SWAN Silver Award