University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Biomedical Engineering

This programme addresses all the key aspects of biomedical engineering: Biomaterials and tissue engineering; bionanotechnology; rehabilitation engineering; biosensors and diagnostics.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Additionally, a sound understanding of programme relevant core engineering principles, such as mathematics, is expected and must be demonstrated in a 2.1 or equivalent in core subject components from the applicant's Honours degree.

Course modules

Core courses: biological fluid mechanics; cellular biophysics; statistics for biomedical engineering; energy in biological systems; medical imaging; applications of biomedical engineering; MSc project. Optional courses: advanced imaging and therapy; applied engineering mechanics; biomechanics; bioinformatics and systems biology; biosensors and diagnostics; microscopy and optics; nanofabrication; rehabilitation engineering; scaffolds and tissues; signal processing of bio-signatures; tissue and cell engineering.

Assessment methods

Major project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

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