MSc Biomedical Engineering


University of Sheffield    Department of Bioengineering

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time Award winner
Biological Sciences (4) Engineering (12) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our MSc in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Sheffield. This cutting-edge programme equips you with the technical prowess and transferable skills essential for success in the rapidly evolving field of biomedical engineering. By blending biology with engineering principles, you'll delve into biomaterials, imaging, and in silico medicine, fostering a deep understanding of integrating biology and medicine with engineering to tackle real-world challenges in healthcare. Engage in hands-on learning experiences in our state-of-the-art laboratories, honing your experimental and modelling skills under the guidance of world-renowned scientists. Tailor your studies with optional modules spanning biomechanics to virtual reality, culminating in a bespoke research project aligned with your interests. With accreditation in sight, our programme ensures you're at the forefront of biomedical innovation, opening doors to diverse career paths in clinical engineering, research, or further academic pursuits. Join us and become part of a vibrant community driving advancements in health technologies. To qualify, you'll need a minimum 2:2 honours degree in engineering or pure sciences, with a strong foundation in maths and physics. Shape the future of healthcare with our MSc in Biomedical Engineering.

About the course

Our MSc is designed to provide you with all of the necessary technical knowledge, expertise and transferable skills to succeed in one of the fastest growing engineering disciplines.

Biomedical engineering (or bioengineering) is a multidisciplinary field that combines biology and engineering, and which allows you to apply engineering principles to medicine and healthcare.

This unique course combines biomaterials, imaging and in silico medicine. It gives you the medical background, specialist knowledge, and theoretical and practical skills you’ll need to integrate biology and medicine with engineering and ultimately solve problems related to living systems. 

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Entry Requirements

A minimum 2:2 in a bachelors honours degree in an engineering subject (eg mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering, general engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, or biomedical engineering) or a pure sciences subject (eg maths, physics).

You will need a strong background and high previous performance (equivalent to 2:1) in a maths module (eg advanced maths, calculus, modelling) and a physics module (eg solid/fluid mechanics, materials).


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