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Our courses

We invent technologies to diagnose disease at early stages, restore lost body functions and improve quality of life.

With our BEng Biomedical Engineering course, you’ll study brain-computer interface, neurorehabilitation, medical imaging, wearable electronics and assistive technology.

You also have the option to include a placement year.

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BEng Biomedical Engineering

Practical experience is a significant element of this course. You'll gain hands-on experience of 3D printing and bioprinting equipment and will become adept at electronics, microprocessor programming, and sensor design and development.

Fees and funding

There is a variety of funding support available to our undergraduates. You may be eligible for government loans, grants or bursaries.

Students from the UK can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. They may also be eligible for grants and bursaries depending on their circumstances.

Undergraduate fees and funding


Demand for biomedical engineers is steadily increasing. As new technologies emerge, you will find there are more and more career directions for you to choose.

Industrial careers

Industrial careers are varied and can include researching, developing medical products, managing the use of clinical equipment in hospitals or designing and modifying equipment for clients with special needs in a rehabilitation setting.

Major companies in the healthcare area include Philips, Toshiba, GE Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare. The skills our graduates will gain allow them to also follow a more traditional engineering role within companies such as Sony, Microchip and Thales.

Academic careers

The Biomedical Engineering degree will also provide the ideal academic grounding for graduates to undertake a PhD in the field.

Government agencies

Graduates of our degrees might prefer a career in policy proposal and implementation. Biomedical engineers can act as consultants for government agencies that rely heavily on expert advice to develop legislative and financial agendas.

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How you'll study

Learn from our experts in lectures, small group seminars, practical lab sessions and through placements – a mix of teaching methods to provide an engaging experience.
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Why study with us?

93% of students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering said our teaching staff were good or very good at explaining things. (National Student Survey, 2023).

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Life in the Department

Join our friendly, supportive community who are as passionate about biomedical engineering as you are.
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