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University of Dundee

Biomedical Engineering

This course places particular emphasis on applications in advanced instrumentation for medicine and surgery; it also encourages students to develop research skills by taking part in research projects during their training.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in a discipline that provides a suitable basis for the course, e.g. biomedical, electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering, physics or mathematics. Students with other academic backgrounds or exceptional work experience in the chosen field, should contact the Course Director to make further enquiries and to discuss their individual cases. IELTS of 6.0 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

bioinstrumentation; biomechanical systems; biomaterials; introduction to medical sciences; advanced medical and surgical instrumentation; research project.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by coursework and examination, plus dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 384384