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Biomedical, Biomechanics and Bioelectronics Engineering
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Biomedical, Biomechanics and Bioelectronics Engineering

Brunel University London
London, Great Britain
 1740 Points
1 Year

Program Description

Our Biomedical, Biomechanics and Bioelectronics Engineering MSc degree focuses on advancing and updating your knowledge in biomechanics, biofluid mechanics and bioelectronics.

You will also receive a dynamic learning experience as you delve into medical imaging technology and artificial intelligence in image processing as part of this unique postgraduate engineering programme.

The aim of this specialist course is to create master’s qualified biomedical engineers who can help in the design, development, operation and research of complex medical devices for the modern biomedical and healthcare industry.

Teaching is delivered by enthusiastic world-leading biomedical research experts, and enhanced by clinical professionals who are part of our extensive network of industry and hospital collaborative partners. With our strong industry links, some projects are provided by hospital consultants and are based on solving practical biomedical problems and challenges.

You will have access to fully equipped laboratories, with excellent biomedical engineering research facilities. In the computer lab, you’ll have the opportunity to develop hands-on skills using modern computer software to solve problems relevant to biomedical issues.

Entry Requirements

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Bachelor's Degree
Degree from State Technical Institute
English Level
TOEFL (paper based)
Michigan Proficiency (ECPE)
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
International Baccalaureate
TOEFL (internet based)
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.

Information about requirements:

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, appropriate science or technology subject.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.

Other accepted English qualifications:

  • BrunELT (Brunel English Language Test): 60% (min 55% in all areas)
  • Trinity ISE
  • LanguageCert
  • City & Guilds ESOL, IESOL adn SESOL (no expiry)
  • European Baccalaureate Year 7 (Except English Language 4)
  • Duolingo

Course Content

The taught modules are delivered over two terms. During the second term you’ll also work on your dissertation part-time. This will be followed by four months of full-time effort. Your dissertation project will involve an advanced piece of investigation and research relevant to biomedical engineering.


Teaching and Learning

Our biomedical engineering postgraduate degrees are delivered by passionate world-leading biomedical research academics, and enhanced by clinical professionals who are part of our extensive network of industry and hospital collaborative partners.

Study will combine lectures, seminars, tutorials, supervised laboratory sessions, self-study, and individual and group project work. There will also be hospital and industrial visits.



Biomechanics and Biomaterials

This aim of this module is to give an introduction to the mechanics of the human body and the biomechanical and biomedical material requirements for surgical devices and implants. The basics of biocompatibility and the response of human tissue to implant materials will also be considered.

Biomedical Engineering Principles

This aim of this module is to provide an introduction to Biomedical Engineering Principals incorporating the foundations of mechanics, biomechanics and bio-fluid mechanics necessary for the practice of biomedical engineering, and the basics of structure and function in the human body, physiological processes and clinical response to disease or trauma.

Design and Manufacture

This module aims to provide students with experience of researching, assessing and reporting on the manufacturing, quality and design procedures including CAD (computer aided design) techniques in the biomedical engineering field.

Innovation, Management and Research Methods

This module aims to give an introduction to the innovation processes required for the development, testing and release of new products, systems and devices into the commercial biomedical and clinical environment. It also aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to conduct research, analyse and interpret data, and to be familiar with management, ethical, risk and health and safety issues associated with conducting research in a clinical setting.


The dissertation aims for students to complete and report on a soundly executed and constructed programme of investigation, analysis and research containing original work.


Your biomedical engineering postgraduate degree from Brunel will provide you with the acquired skills that are essential to the modern biomedical and healthcare industry. You’ll also have the expertise required to enter into product innovation, development and research.

Some of our graduates have taken on roles such as:

  • R&D engineer
  • biomedical specialist in intensive care monitoring and ventilation
  • product safety associate and engineer laboratory technician

Others have used the accumulated knowledge and skills taught in the course to join other industries, and indeed some have gone on to carry out PhD research.


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