24 months
39500 AUD/year
32600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Biomedical Engineering program from Flinders University capitalizes on the growing opportunities for biomedical engineers caused by various factors including the demand for increasingly sophisticated medical technology to support the quality of life of an ageing population, and the demand for devices to improve health and fitness particularly within elite sports.  

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If you already have an undergraduate engineering degree and would like to broaden your expertise or specialise in the field of biomedical engineering as a practising engineer, the Biomedical Engineering program from Flinders University is designed to meet your needs.

These courses focus on Flinders University’s strengths in biomedical engineering that distinguish us from most other Australian universities. 

The courses integrate with the strong and active research and development program in biomedical engineering within the College of Science and Engineering, often carried out in conjunction with the College of Medicine and Public Health.

The College of Science and Engineering also hosts the University’s Medical Device Research Institute.

Your career  

The US Department of Labor has identified biomedical engineering as the discipline most likely to have the highest rate of growth in the period 2011-2018. Graduates work in a variety of areas including the design and production of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment in hospitals, devices to assist in home-based health care and rehabilitation, and sensory and control systems.

Potential occupations include:

  • biomedical engineer
  • medical device assessor
  • clinical support specialist
  • field service engineer
  • pathology and specialist product educator.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This Biomedical Engineering program from Flinders University is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord. Graduates will meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workplace Preparation
  • Biomechanics  
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Engineering Management   
  • Control Systems
  • Physiological Measurement
  • Systems Engineering  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 055942K  
Applicants normally must hold:
  • the Flinders University Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science (Major in Biomedical Engineering) or
  • equivalent progress in the Master of Engineering Science (Biomedical) or
  • a relevant Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Engineering Science or
  • an equivalent overseas qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /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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