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MSc Biomedical Engineering

Course Description

This one-year, research-led course will fully prepare you for a career within an exciting and ever-expanding field. You’ll develop expertise in systems analysis and mathematical modelling for application to processes in biomedicine; compartmental modelling in physiology and medicine; physical principles in medicine; properties and design of the materials employed in medical applications; and signal processing and data analysis techniques for physiological data.

Our supportive teaching staff will encourage you to generate new and forward-thinking ideas as part of your independent research project. Projects initiated by former students include: Bone Investigation using Infrared Detection; Modelling Gas Exchange in the Human Respiratory System and Modelling of Acute Hypercalcemia Immunotherapy Treatment. Recent graduates have progressed into careers that range from biomedical engineering and biotechnology to pharmaceutical industries and research.

Core modules

-Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
-Imaging and Sensing in Body and Brain
-Biomedical Systems Modelling
-Biomedical Signal Processing

Optional modules

Choose one from the following:
-Biomedical Materials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
-Healthcare Technology Engineering: Design, Maintenance and Assessment

Individual project

Half the course credit comprises a substantial project appropriate to the course of study. This entails an in-depth experimental, theoretical or computational investigation of a topic chosen by the student in conjunction with an academic supervisor.

The modules are delivered thoughout the first two terms. The module cycle is typically 3 or more more lectures per week plus seminars and laboratory exercises. Where possible the modules are interleaved in pairs. Each module has a coursework exercise associated with it to be completed within 1 month of the end of the module to demonstrate the student's understanding of the subject.

Visit the MSc Biomedical Engineering page on the University of Warwick website for more details!

Student Profiles

Warwick Engineering Taught Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

To be considered for this scholarship you must be an overseas offer holder on any of the following Masters courses shown below:MSc Advanced Mechanical Systems
MSc Biomedical Engineering
MSc Communications and Information Engineering
MSc Energy and Power Engineering
MSc Sustainable Energy Technologies
MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space This scholarship cannot be accepted in conjunction with any other scholarship.Deadline for applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 15 May 2015, with results announced during the second week of June.

Value of Scholarship(s)



The University of Warwick's School of Engineering is delighted to offer up to 20 scholarships, each worth £4,000, to overseas offer holders on all Masters courses.

Application Procedure

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the online application form and upload your CV/Resume. NOTE: If you do not yet hold an offer for admission you will not be considered. To complete the online application form - details of how to do this can be found at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/study/pg/applypgt/

Further Information


Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. English Language - IELTS 6.5, Band A.

Last Updated

26 August 2016

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