University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Biomedical Engineering

In the first semester of the programme, graduates from a range of backgrounds are brought up-to-speed on core knowledge in engineering, biology and research practice. This is followed by specialist modules in the second semester on human movement analysis, prostheses, implants, physiological measurements and rehabilitation, as well as numerous computer methods applied across the discipline. The course makes use of different approaches to teaching, including traditional lectures and tutorials, off-site visits to museums and hospitals, and lab work (particularly in the Human Movement and Instrumentation modules). The core lecturing team is supplemented by leading figures from hospitals and industry.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum 2:2 in a UK honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant Engineering or Science discipline. Other related professional qualifications or industrial (or Health Service) experience may also be considered. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Example module listing: Human biology compulsory; instrumentation compulsory; biomechanics compulsory; professional and research skills; computer methods in biomedical research; medical implants and biomaterial applications; human movement and rehabilitation; biomedical sensors and signals; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 10,300 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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Key information

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