Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

Biomedical engineering brings technological innovation to medicine and healthcare, integrating engineering with the human body.

The subject covers the design and development of artificial medical implants – hip joints, heart valves and prosthetic limbs. But it also encompasses medical technology such as surgical robots, nanomedicine, tissue engineering and diagnostic tools. Another branch of biomedical engineering focuses on how our bodies function and the biomaterials from which we are made.

You’ll study core engineering modules, alongside specialist biomedical engineering modules from the first semester so you can start to develop in-depth knowledge. Final-year option modules cover tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, biomechanics, medical imaging and robotics. Your third-year individual research project will be based on your own interests and integrated into the School’s world-leading research activities.

Students who choose to take the MEng degree will carry out a group project linked to industry and containing appropriate clinical input, with a focus on solving real biomedical engineering design problems.

Course Modules

Year 1

Clinical problems in biomedical engineering and materials

Clinical solutions in biomedical engineering and materials

Engineering Design Methods

Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Engineering Mechanics: Statics

Mathematics and Computing for Engineers 1

Mathematics and Computing for Engineers 2

Mechanics of Fluids 1

Start Date:

16/09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon) £9,250 European Fees