University of Manchester

University of Manchester


This course provides students with a rich understanding of about current clinically used biomaterials and state of the art advances in research to improve these; the clinical application of these biomaterials is demonstrated along with an in-depth description of materials structure and processing (e.g. polymer, composite and ceramic); the project component allows hands-on training for the student in further developing novel biomaterials.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or above in bioengineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, biomedical science, medicine, dentistry or equivalent relevant subject; graduates with other relevant degrees (e.g. mechatronics) may also be admitted; applicants with a HND are considered for admission if they have in addition attained a level in professional examinations that is recognised to be equivalent to an honours degree standard.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical applications of biomaterials; biomaterials case studies; nanomaterials; research project - biomaterials; advanced composite materials; structure and mechanical properties of polymers; masterclass course unit; research methods.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,950 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 1,985 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 8,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 3,970 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 13,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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