Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Biomedical Engineering

The Biomedical Engineering MSc enables you to widen your biomedical engineering knowledge and skills. You develop these to a postgraduate level with the opportunity to undertake in-depth studies through your research projects. This one year course is intended for honours graduates (or an international equivalent) in mechanical or mechanical-related engineering (eg biomedical, materials or design), maths, physics or a related discipline. A two year MSc is also available for non-native speakers of English that includes a preliminary year.

Entry requirements

12 month MSc:
A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, such as:
•automotive, aeronautical or design engineering
•mathematics
•physics

24 month MSc:
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, such as:
•automotive, aeronautical or design engineering
•mathematics
•physics

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and/ or relevant experience. If practical, you may need to attend an interview.

International Students:
12 month MSc - If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5.

24 month MSc - If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.0.

You must also read our English language requirements, including:
•all minimum sub scores you must have
•other English language tests we accept
•extra English language support

Course modules

Modules include: MSc project: mechanical and systems engineering; nanomaterials; manufacturing materials and processes; management of new product introduction; biomaterials and tissue engineering; biomems and microsystems engineering; design for human-systems integration and; bioengineering or; fundamentals of mechatronics.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Secretary, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6163