Keele University

Keele University

Biomedical Engineering

The course covers biomedical engineering in a wide range of healthcare establishments such as medical organisations, medical research institutions and NHS Trust hospitals. It provides an opportunity for in-depth research into specialist and novel areas of biomedical engineering. Students experience work in a hospital environment with hands-on knowledge of patient care. They study molecular techniques in tissue engineering and novel technologies for physiological monitoring.

Entry requirements

Students holding a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in engineering, physical or biological sciences, or other professional qualification acceptable to Keele University, are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: human physiology and anatomy; physiological measurement; experimental research methodology; medical equipment and technology services management; biomedical signal processing and modelling; medical device design principles. Option modules: bioreactor and growth environment; biomechanics; molecular techniques; stem cell therapy; nanomagnetics in nanomedicine; biosensors; cell and tissue engineering; cell biomechanics; health care technology assessment; biomaterials.

Assessment methods

Modules will be assessed by both in-course assessment and final examination. A major part of the assessment will be based on the student's research project and written dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,590 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Hospital North Staffordshire Stoke on Trent ST4 7PA West Midlands

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