King's College London

Course Introduction

The Biomedical Engineering BEng programme is designed to train the next generation of biomedical engineers working in healthcare research and development. On completion of the course, graduates can go on to specialise in Medical Engineering, Medical Physics or apply for further study in Medicine. The degree provides a foundation in mathematics, engineering and science within a focused biomedical engineering curriculum. For our four year MEng version of this degree see course H161.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Anatomy and physiology; electrical engineering I; mathematics II; physics II; physics labs. Year 2 examples: Electrical engineering II; systems and control; signal processing; mechatronics; introduction to medical physics/technology. Year 3 examples: Introduction to materials and biomaterials; introduction to imaging; biomedical engineering I; biomedical engineering II; BEng project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BEng (Hons) £21,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BEng (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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81% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 66%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 97%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 95%

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 45
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 63%

Total Coursework: 33%

Total Practical: 4%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation