University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


The course provides science or engineering graduates from a diversity of backgrounds with a solid grounding in modern bioengineering technologies, together with options to develop an emphasis in biomechanics and biomaterials, bioimaging and biosensing and digital modelling of various human systems which prepare them for a career in an industrial, clinical or research environment.

Entry requirements

2.2 (high, lower 2nd Class Honours degree or international equivalent) in engineering or physical sciences; relevant industry experience is taken into account for mature students. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element); TOEFL IBT: 79 with a minimum of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking.

Course modules

Core modules: Human structure and function for engineers; cell structure and function for engineers; advanced engineering research preparation; spring semester: medical device regulation; advanced engineering research project organisation and design. Optional modules: biomedical applications of biomaterials; advanced biomaterial structures; imaging principles and technology; biosensors; simulation and digital human modelling; computational fluid dynamics; finite element analysis in structural mechanics; biomechanics; cell-material interactions; spinal biomechanics and instrumentation; biomaterials modelling; biomedical optical engineering; digital signal processing with bioengineering project.

Assessment methods

Project work. Written and oral presentations will be undertaken at various stages of the course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,380 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 95 13882