12 months
Duration
21500 GBP/year
8100 GBP/year
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About

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.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21500 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.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Biofluid Mechanics
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University of Strathclyde

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