Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

This MSc programme covers the following topics: fundamentals of human physiology; ethics and regulatory affairs in the biomedical field; advanced aspects of tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and biomaterials; advanced techniques to synthesize and/or characterise materials for biomedical engineering; mechanics of tissues, cells and sub-cellular components; biocompatibility of implantable materials and devices; materials and techniques for nanotechnology and nanomedicine. Applications are welcome from students with a background in physical sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Materials Science) or Engineering.

The programme has strong roots within the well-recognised expertise of the academics that deliver the lectures, who have international standing in cutting-edge research on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. This fact ensures that the programme is delivered with the highest standards in the field. The students also benefit from access to state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in the areas of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, while undertaking research projects in brand-new large laboratories that are the result of a recent multi-million investment from the College. The programme is designed with a careful balance of diversified learning components, such that, on completion of their studies, the postgraduates acquire extensive knowledge and skills that make them able to undertake careers in a wide range of professional ambits within the biomedical field, including health care services, industry and scientific research.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £19,500 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,250 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a undergraduate degree (minimum good second class honours or equivalent) in Engineering or Mathematics subject, or equivalent. Each application is individually assessed.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5.
  • IELTS score: 6.5