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Biomedical Engineering, BEng/MEng

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Biomedical Engineering course at the University of Glasgow is about finding engineering solutions to medical problems. As a rapidly expanding industry, biomedical engineering meets the demands of healthcare through the development of technology.
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Overview

During the Biomedical Engineering course at the University of Glasgow you’ll take part in practical activities including visits to local hospitals. You will benefit from our strong links with industry and the NHS, with engineers and clinicians contributing to lectures, projects and case studies, as well as offering work placements.

You will study the same courses in the first three years whether you are on the BEng or MEng degree programme. Both embed creativity to develop world changing engineers.

Careers

Our graduates are well represented in manufacturing companies and the National Health Service and in a wide range of industries in this country and abroad. Biomedical Engineering can be an excellent preliminary degree for graduate entry into Medicine. The degree also provides graduates with strong transferable skills.

Accreditation

  • Our BEng and MEng degrees are accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Biomedical Engineering MEng: 5 year degree

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • In your first year, you will take a wide-ranging curriculum which includes courses in biomedical engineering, mathematics, dynamics, electronics, materials, statics, thermodynamics and engineering skills. These courses are supported by project and laboratory work. This interdisciplinary approach, favoured by industry, makes it possible to switch to most other engineering disciplines at the end of year 1 should you wish to do so.
  • You will continue to study a wide-ranging curriculum, but with an increasing emphasis on bio-engineering subjects, such as biomaterials, biomechanics, biological fluid mechanics, electronic engineering, instrumentation and control, medical imaging, engineering design, human biological systems, mathematics and statistics, etc. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

A-levels

  • Standard entry requirements: AAB guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum entry requirements: BBB considered for offer if additional requirements met.
  • Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics AND either A-level Physics or Technology & Design (either Product Design or 3D). Mathematics must be at Grade A if Technology & Design is offered instead of Physics.
  • GCSE English at Grade B (or Grade 5-6).

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

  • Standard academic entry requirements: 36 points including three HL subjects at 6,6,5 guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points including three HL subjects at 6,5,5 considered for offer if additional requirements met.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21920 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750 per total

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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