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Engineering Honours (Biomedical), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #42 (QS) ,
The Engineering Honours (Biomedical) program at the University of Sydney develops a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of biomedical engineering. By combining multidisciplinary learning with collaborative projects and industry experience, you will develop the knowledge and experiences to launch your career in this rapidly growing branch of engineering.


During the Engineering Honours (Biomedical) program at the University of Sydney,  you will learn from and collaborate with leading researchers across many disciplines. You will learn a combination of electronic, mechanical and materials engineering alongside knowledge in medicine, biology and molecular biology.

Throughout this four-year degree you can specialise in a wide range of biomedical engineering electives, across the spectrum of advanced biomedical computing to e-medicine, biomechatronics, neuromodulation, advanced bioelectronics, biotechnology, biophysics, membrane science and biomedical product development.

You will complete a thesis in your fourth year. It involves designing, manufacturing and demonstrating an innovative biomedical engineering system, in collaboration with industry specialists and hospitals. A 12-week internship will give you invaluable first-hand experience within the biomedical field.

With wide-ranging career options from becoming an instrumentation engineer or medical device assessor, to designing and manufacturing implantable and external medical devices biomedical engineering will enable you to make a real and lasting contribution to medicine and healthcare.

Career Pathways

  • Biomedical engineer in hospitals, government bodies, industry or academic areas
  • Clinical support specialist
  • Instrumentation engineer
  • Medical device assessor
  • Patent examiner and field service engineer
  • Biomedical device designer
  • Test engineer
  • Quality or regulatory engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Part time study available for eligible applicants (excluding international student visa holders).
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The degree covers all aspects of biomedical engineering, and you could contribute to innovative discoveries within the fields of:

  • biomedical technology
  • biology
  • biomechanics
  • biomaterials
  • orthopaedic engineering
  • tissue engineering
  • medical regulation
  • bioelectronics
  • medical instrumentation
  • the computational simulation of biomedical systems.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 083109M
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    46500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9359 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9359 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Australian citizen- This is a Contribution Amount 

Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/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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