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 first or second 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 3,732 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,640 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 2,050 per Academic year (home fees) 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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