University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Medical Engineering

This course combines the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to contribute to medical device solutions and interventions for a range of diseases and trauma. This exciting and challenging programme will give you a broad knowledge base in this rapidly expanding field, as well as allowing you to specialise through your choice of optional modules.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in engineering, a physical science, mathematics, a medical degree or allied subject with a background in orthopaedics. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional project; medical engineering experimental design and analysis. optional modules: managing for innovation; structure and function of the body; spinal biomechanics and instrumentation (distance learning); basic orthopaedic engineering; surface engineering; biomaterials (short course); functional joint replacement technology (short course); biotribology.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to �2,000 available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc (Eng) Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2149