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Biomedical Engineering (Healthcare) MSc (Eng)

University of Liverpool
12 months
Full time
Master's degree

Program description

Biomedical Engineering (Healthcare) MSc (Eng)

The Biomedical Engineering (Healthcare Pathway) MSc is a programme for intercalating medical students and Life Science related, non-engineering graduates. The MSc provides students with a sound knowledge of the principles of the key sub-disciplines within biomedical engineering and develops skills vital to the role of engineering in Healthcare.

Biomedical engineers are vital to healthcare

The scope of Biomedical Engineering in Healthcare encompasses many aspects and careers in:

  • Developing Medical devices for diagnosis, treatment & rehabilitation
  • Measurement, modelling, monitoring and simulation of human physiology and anatomy
  • Tissue engineering and biomaterials
  • Inventing & developing products for wellness & independent living.

Biomedical engineering components are found in a vast and ever increasing range of products; from Artificial organs, Biomaterials & regenerative engineering, Computer simulation for surgery and Image-guided robot surgery, to products for Independent living, Medical imaging, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedic implants, Tissue engineering and much more

Admission requirements

Entry requirements:

A UK 2.1 or equivalent will be required in Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Optometry, Anatomy or a related subject. This course is also available for intercalating medical students upon completion of their third year.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages.

For more information about admission requirements, please contact the school.

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Program content

Compulsory modules:

  • Structural Biomaterials
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
  • Group Engineering Design
  • Cardiovascular Bioengineering
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Msc(eng) Project

Optional modules include:

  • Enterprise Studies
  • Smart Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Introduction to Ethics in Healthcare
  • Introduction to Research Ethics in Healthcare

Tuition fees

  • Home (UK) Postgraduates: £10,200 per academic year
  • International/EU Postgraduates: £23,400 per academic year

Career opportunities

We equip our students for rewarding careers and our graduates have found jobs in a wide range of industries and organisations, both in the UK and abroad.

Programmes include a strong practical element and incorporate the latest academic and industry research, enabling you to work effectively at the forefront of engineering.

When you graduate you can count on the University's Careers and Employability Service to help you plan your future.

About this institute

University of Liverpool

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Contact info

University of Liverpool

14 Oxford St
L69 3BX Liverpool
United Kingdom


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