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Biomedical Engineering 

University of Strathclyde

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
22500 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
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About

The Biomedical Engineering course at The University of Strathclyde is a modular conversion course which provides broad training in biomedical engineering to help you progress with a career in research, industry or in the NHS.

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Overview

We bring together engineering, medicine and the life and physical sciences to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research.

The Biomedical Engineering course at The University of Strathclyde  explores advances in technology and engineering to generate applications and solutions to clinically relevant problems.  

As part of the course you’ll go on visits to local clinical centres and attend lectures from industrialists and visiting experts from the UK and overseas. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical partners to help advise and further your career.

How much will I earn?

The starting salaries for entry level medical engineering technicians in the NHS range between £23,023 to £29,608 (Band 5)*.

Salaries for biomedical engineers in the private sector are comparable to those in the NHS, ranging between £21,000 and £45,000 depending on experience and level of responsibility*.

*information is intended only as a guide with figures taken from Prospects 

Accreditation

The MSc in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). An IPEM-accredited MSc is normally required for those wishing to pursue careers as Clinical Scientists in the National Health Service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Medical Science for Engineering
  •  Engineering Science
  •  Professional Studies in Biomedical Engineering
  •  Research Methodology
  •  Biomedical Electronics
  •  Biomedical Instrumentation
  •  Prosthetics and Orthotics
  •  Regenerative Medicine
  •  Tissue Mechanics
  •  Clinical and Sports Biomechanics
  •  Anatomy and Physiology
  •  Biosignal Processing and Analysis
  •  Biomaterials and Biocompatibility
  •  Cardiovascular Devices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 21 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in engineering, physical science, life science, medicine, or a profession allied to medicine. For candidates with other qualifications, or who may benefit from a longer period of study, the MSc can be undertaken over 21 months.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP per year 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.

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