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Biomedical Engineering with Foundation year (Hons) (part time)

72 months
8100 GBP/year
6166 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Engineering with Foundation year (Hons) (part time) offered by the University of Bolton intends to fulfil your goals and reach your full potential, as it incorporates elements of engineering, health, biology and sport. Biomedical and clinical engineering is concerned with the design, development and technical support of medical equipment used by the healthcare industry.


Biomedical Engineering with Foundation year (Hons) (part time) from the University of Bolton offers you an excellent grounding in biomedical engineering principles and related subjects like biomechanics, application of engineering materials and medical product design. The course also presents opportunities to learn more about how biomedical engineering supports rehabilitation for a diverse population, from general public patients to professional athletes.

You will have access to the latest technology, high-specification laboratory equipment and the chance to work with internationally recognised research teams. You’ll also benefit from focussed teaching and interactive learning opportunities designed to help you develop and apply problem-solving, modelling and analytical skills, based on theory and practice.

The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of engineering, biology, and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree-level study.

Students at Biomedical Engineering with Foundation year (Hons) from the University of Bolton will:

  • benefit from strong industry links, reinforced by live briefs and case studies developed in conjunction with industry, as well as opportunities for placements.
  • receive hands-on access to a wide variety of specialist facilities.
  • participate in the annual IMechE challenge, where they will have the opportunity to design, create and operate a device to solve real-world problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomechatronics and Medical Devices
  • Medical Equipment Technology
  • Simulation of Medical Engineering Systems
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Molecular and Synthetic Bioengineering

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 48 UCAS points. 
  • Your Level 3 subjects must include mathematics or a science subject; for instance, A-level Biology/Physics or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science/Engineering. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science. Please note that Health and Social Care is not acceptable as a science subject.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48600 GBP for the full programme during 72 months.
  • National

    6166 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 GBP for the full programme during 72 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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