University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Biomedical Engineering

**Why choose this course** When biology and engineering meet, incredible things happen. People regain their strength and independence, rediscover life, and challenge what we once believed was impossible. Running continuously for more than 50 years, our MSc in Biomedical Engineering is one of the longest-established in the world. You'll benefit from access to experts of international acclaim and teaching in advanced facilities, including our new £12m Innovation for Health Learning Laboratory. **What you will study** Our MSc in Biomedical Engineering will equip you with a breadth of expertise with a focus on solving real-world, biomedical problems. The first semester incorporates modules covering core topics in engineering, biology and research practice. In the second semester, you will delve into specialist modules on human movement analysis, prostheses, implants, physiological measurements, rehabilitation, and computer methods applied across the discipline. Your research project will be carried out across both semesters and the summer period. This course uses a blend of teaching methods, including lectures and tutorials, visits to hospitals and industry, computer workshops, and laboratory work. You will be taught by lecturers who are at the forefront of their field, as well as forward-thinking industry experts. Our MSc in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in either engineering or science, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. We'll also consider relevant work experience if you don't meet these requirements. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) RESEARCH PROJECT - Compulsory BIOMECHANICS - Compulsory HUMAN BIOLOGY - Compulsory INSTRUMENTATION - Compulsory PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH SKILLS - Compulsory BIOMEDICAL SENSORS AND SIGNALS - Compulsory COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH - Compulsory HUMAN MOVEMENT AND REHABILITATION - Compulsory MEDICAL IMPLANTS AND BIOMATERIAL APPLICATIONS - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 All modules are compulsory. PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) BIOMECHANICS - Compulsory HUMAN BIOLOGY - Compulsory INSTRUMENTATION - Compulsory BIOMEDICAL SENSORS AND SIGNALS - Compulsory COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH - Compulsory HUMAN MOVEMENT AND REHABILITATION - Compulsory MEDICAL IMPLANTS AND BIOMATERIAL APPLICATIONS - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (part-time) - FHEQ Level 7 All modules are compulsory. Any two modules per semester apart from ENGM195 being taken in year 2. Part Time students start their Research Project (ENGM209) in the Summer period of Year 1. Year 2 (part-time) RESEARCH PROJECT - Compulsory BIOMECHANICS - Compulsory HUMAN BIOLOGY - Compulsory INSTRUMENTATION - Compulsory PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH SKILLS - Compulsory BIOMEDICAL SENSORS AND SIGNALS - Compulsory COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH - Compulsory HUMAN MOVEMENT AND REHABILITATION - Compulsory MEDICAL IMPLANTS AND BIOMATERIAL APPLICATIONS - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 2 (part-time) - FHEQ Level 7 All modules are compulsory. ENGM195 mandatory for second year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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