University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Bioengineering (Biomaterials and Biomechanics)

This course provides science or engineering graduates from a diversity of backgrounds with a solid grounding in modern bioengineering technologies, together with a strong emphasis in biomechanics and biomaterials, which prepares students for a career in an industrial, clinical or research environment, independent learning, and prepares them for postgraduate research or careers in industry or hospitals.

Entry requirements

High 2.2 Honors degree, or international equivalent, in engineering, physical sciences or closely related degrees. Applicants with a biotechnology or biomedical sciences degree may be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element) or TOEFL: 79 (with minimum 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; biochemical applications of biomaterials; advanced biomaterial structures and advanced engineering research preparation. Spring semester: biomechanics; cell-material interactions; spinal biomechanics and instrumentation; biomaterials modelling; medical device regulation; advanced engineering research project organisation and design.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on project work. Written and oral presentations are 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

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0115 95 14081