University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Bioengineering (The Digital Body)

This programme provides science or engineering graduates from a diversity of backgrounds with a solid grounding in modern bioengineering technologies, together with a strong emphasis in digital modelling of various human systems; this prepares students for a career in an industrial, clinical or research environment; students gain experience of the type of problems encountered by academic and industrial researchers, both via taught courses and project work.

Entry requirements

High 2.2 Honours 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; finite element analysis in structural mechanics; biomechanics; advanced applications modules; simulation and digital human modelling; advanced engineering research preparation; computational fluid dynamics; digital signal processing; biomaterials modelling; medical device regulation; advanced 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 Start month 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

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