University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Medical Engineering

This course provides students with a broad coverage in the rapidly expanding field of medical engineering whilst at the same time allowing a degree of specialisation through the provision of optional material; it is aimed at a range of personnel involved in medical engineering including, engineers, surgeons, sales and marketing staff and regulatory personnel, who wish to pursue a career in this sector or are already in employment; particular emphasis is placed on the multidisciplinary nature of medical engineering and the current shift towards the interface between engineering and the life sciences.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent from an overseas university), or a good performance in a Master's level course.

Course modules

Introductory medical device engineering; research methods; biomedical engineering simulation; biomaterials; spinal biomechanics and instrumentation; computational and experimental methods, biotribology, functional joint replacement technology; tissue engineering; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 6 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Graduate School Office
Telephone number: 
0113 343 8000