University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Computational Medicine

Through hands-on teaching and access to the most advanced technologies available to date, this course aims to prepare you for employment in biomedical industries, in regulatory agencies, in new companies offering in silico medicine services and in research hospitals all over the world. The Insigneo Institute for In silico Medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It coordinates 140 academics and clinicians from a multiplicity of disciplines who collaborate to improve health outcomes. Only the most outstanding candidates will be accepted onto this unique course. The small cohort will be integrated within Insigneo's world-leading research groups, creating a community of experts in this exciting new field. There may also be the opportunity to progress onto the Insigneo in silico PhD programme.

Course modules

Cardiovascular Modelling Skills Musculoskeletal Modelling Skills Experimental Skills for Tissue Modelling Mechanobiology for Medicine Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System Research Project

Assessment methods

Teaching takes place through group work, project work, lab practicals/reports and presentations. You'll be assessed by a variety of practical and written assessments, and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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