Research course

Biomedical Engineering Research Group

Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science

Entry requirements

Equivalent of a good UK Honours degree (first or upper second class) in Mechanical Engineering, the physical Sciences, Bio-Medicine or related disciplines. For further information about entry requirements contact Aston University.

Months of entry


Course content

Smart sensing systems; Non-linear time series analysis; Micro-surgical robotics; Tactile sensing and perception systems; Human response evaluation; Advanced sensing and automation systems; Performance measurement and monitoring systems in sport, medicine and surgery; Systems for monitoring at the cellular scale; Robotic systems for cell manipulation and surgery; Rehabilitation systems.

Department specialisms

Investigating smart systems for monitoring, diagnosis and micro-surgical tool solutions for use in medicine and surgery practice, including applications in sport, rehabilitation and screening.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (5.5 minimum in each section) or TOEFL 550 / 213 is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

EPSRC and industry funding may be available only to UK / EU students. There are no scholarships available for non-EU students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Research Co-ordinator
0121 204 3663