Research course

Biomedical Engineering Research Group

Institution
Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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

September

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

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Co-ordinator
Email
seasres@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3663