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Biofluid Mechanics, MSc/PgDip/PgCert

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #296 (QS) ,
This newly-launched MSc Biofluid Mechanics at The University of Strathclyde is the first one-year taught course in the world dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics.

About

The MSc/PgDip/PgCert Biofluid Mechanics at The University of Strathclyde applies engineering, mathematical and physical principles of fluids to solve complex and multifaceted problems, primarily in biology and medicine, but also in aerospace and robotics.

The one-year full-time programme offers you a unique opportunity to lead the next generation of highly-skilled postgraduates that will form a new model worldwide for academia – with world-class research knowledge, industry – with highly-competitive skills in both biomedical engineering and fluid dynamics, and for society – with better training to work with clinicians.

Careers

Graduates will be highly employable in the following markets and related sectors/companies, among others:

  • medical devices
  • simulation and analysis software
  • Academic research
  • biosimulation market
  • NHS and the healthcare/medical simulation
  • life science research tools and reagents

Key providers have been identified in each of the above markets. Creating links with the relevant industry and monitoring the market and employability trends will enable us to tailor the course content appropriately, and to enhance graduates’ employability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Haemodynamics for Engineers
  • Cardiovascular Devices
  • Introduction to Biomechanics
  • Numerical Modelling in Biomedical Engineering
  • The Medical Device Regulatory Process
  • Entrepreneurship & Commercialisation in Biomedical Engineering
  • Finite Element Methods for Boundary Value Problems & Approximation
  • Mathematical Biology & Marine Population Modelling
  • Design Management
  • Risk Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      PgDip: 9 months full-time

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
    • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
    • Postgraduate Diploma - 120
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • MSc: a first or second-class Honours degree in engineering, physical science, or mathematics.
  • PgDip: a degree is normally required, but applications from those with other qualifications can be considered

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    20604 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Rest of UK: £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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