48 months
33275 USD/year
5204 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Biomedical Engineering) programme of The University of Auckland is allowing students to become part of a community that plays a role in improving our future – blend theory and practice to contribute to an increasingly technologically advanced, sustainable world. 

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The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Biomedical Engineering) programme of The University of Auckland is comprising a blend of theoretical and practical work, ensures that you’re career-ready upon graduation. You’ll pursue one of the nine specialisations available at our country’s leading Engineering faculty.

A Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Biomedical Engineering is your first step towards a rewarding career. Core topics in this specialisation include:

  • Biological modelling, the use of mathematics, physiology, and computational tools to gain information on the biological functions of living organisms
  • Bioinstrumentation, the development of devices for recording and processing biological signals, and for controlling biological functions
  • Experimental methodologies towards gathering usable data on the structure, function and properties of living organisms and tissues


Your specialisation, personal interests and chosen electives can impact what you pursue. With quantitative, problem-solving, communication and technical skills, you’ll easily adapt to the technologically-driven nature of many industries. 

All our specialisations are accredited by Engineering New Zealand, a signatory to the Washington Accord, making our BE(Hons) a recognised engineering qualification in many countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics of Engineered and Biological Materials
  • Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes and Development
  • Instrumentation and Design
  • Tissue and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Professional Skills and Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 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

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33275 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33275 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5204 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$7,279.20 – $10,650 per year
  • International: NZ$46,552 per year

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /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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