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Biomedical Technology

12 months
17700 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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The MSc Biomedical Technology offered at the Robert Gordon University is rapidly developing and rewarding field of biomedical technology involves designing, constructing and operating medical devices. 


At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Biomedical Technology provides current biomedical technology knowledge and the understanding of its application within industry. We also offer you introductory as well as specialist modules such as regulatory quality management, biomaterials, biosensors. In the final semester, you will complete an industrial placement and have the opportunity to work on industry relevant individual projects.

This course is open to science and engineering graduates and those working within hospitals or related industry or who want to work in healthcare organisations, in the medical devices industry.

Graduates can go on to work as engineers in the medical device industry, producing the next generation of devices such as prosthetics, through to specialists working in healthcare operating and maintaining equipment for diagnosis and treatment.

Job Prospects

Graduates of the course would typically work as research and development engineers or design engineers in the medical device industry producing the next generation of devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, ECG systems and prosthetics, right through to specialists working in hospitals/the National Health Service (NHS) to operate and maintain sophisticated equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. 

Graduates are required in four important sectors that includes:

  • The medical device and pharmaceutical industry
  • Hospital trusts (e.g. NHS)
  • Government and regulatory agencies (European Medicines Agency (EMA),Food and Drug Administration (FDA))
  • Universities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quality Assurance, Regulation and Medical Ethics
  • Biomaterials
  • Quality Improvement and Statistical Process Control
  • Biosensors
  • Biomedical Technology Applications
  • Group Biomedical Technology Project
  • Socially Responsible Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 Engineering, Science or equivalent degree in relevant subject.
  • A background in systems science, engineering, or physics is strongly recommended for entry to this MSc course.
  • Applicants with an HND with relevant industrial experience may be considered for entry. Prospective students with an HND and relevant industrial experience may be called for an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of UK and EU students: £5,640

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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