12 months
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25750 GBP/year
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About

The Medical Devices Engineering programme of the University of Glasgow is aimed at students who have undergraduate degrees in various branches of engineering and wish to apply their background knowledge and skills to the development of medical devices. The programme is interdisciplinary bringing in and developing both engineering knowledge and the biomedical applications of this knowledge.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why this programme

  • The Medical Devices Engineering programme of the University of Glasgow will equip graduates for immediate employment within the biomedical engineering sector, both in the UK and internationally. Device regulatory aspects and biomedical ethics will be taught as underpinnings to the engineering and biomedical elements.
  • The University of Glasgow has been delivering world-class engineering education and research since 1840.
  • Biomedical Engineering is the newest division of the School of Engineering, bringing together our long-standing expertise. Research covers four themes: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Bionanotechnology, Rehabilitation Engineering, Biosensors and Diagnostics.
  • Biomedical Engineering has strong clinical links to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Medical device regulations for this MSc are taught by practitioners from the local NHS Medical Devices Unit.
  • Students can access the world-leading James Watt Nanofabrication facilities through the optional Nanofabrication course.
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering (which Biomedical Engineering is part of in rankings) at Glasgow is ranked 5th in the UK and 1st in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2020).
  • The School has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.
  • Accreditation from IPEM, IMEchE and IET will be applied for following the first graduating cohort.

Career prospects

The programme will equip graduates for immediate employment within the biomedical engineering sector, both in the UK and internationally.

Device regulatory aspects and biomedical ethics will be taught as underpinnings to the engineering and biomedical elements. This will provide an excellent foundation for careers in regulatory roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biophysics of Cells and Systems
  • Statistics for Biomedical Engineering
  • Signal Processing of Biosignatures
  • Biosensors and Diagnostics
  • Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioethics for Biomedical Engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 equivalent degree (GPA 3.0) in any Engineering Discipline or Physical Sciences/Maths degree that contians the core modules: maths
  • Applicants with a high 2.2 equivalent degree classification but 2:1 standard marks in core modules may be considered for entry
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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.

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