King's College London

Course Introduction

Designed to train the next generation of Biomedical Engineers working in healthcare research and development. The degree provides a foundation in mathematics, engineering and science.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Biochemistry and molecular biology A; biochemistry and molecular biology B; practice of biomedical science; from cells to systems; fundamentals of pharmacology; physiological systems. Year 2 examples: Human nutrition; immune system in health and disease; medical microbiology; molecular medicine; neuroscience; neuroscience and the mind. Year 3 examples: Cellular basis of disease; cell and molecular pharmacology; cardiovascular pharmacology; cell physiology; developmental neurobiology; endocrinology of diabetes; experimental physiology.

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

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBBB
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • 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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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

84% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 45
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 14
Unknown 2

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 75%

Total Coursework: 14%

Total Practical: 11%

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

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