Taught course

Biomedical Engineering (IPEM Accreditation)

Keele University · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have, or to anticipate receiving, at least the equivalent of a first or second class degree from a UK university in a relevant subject; appropriate work experience can be taken into account at the University's discretion. Applicants are expected to have A-level Mathematics or equivalent. In addition, applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate module in human physiology and anatomy. If not, the student will be required to attend the module on Physiology and Anatomy*.

Months of entry


Course content

Core modules: Medical Device Design Principles; Physiological Measurements; Medical Equipment and Technology Services Management; Biomedical Signal Processing and Analysing; Experimental Research Methodology.

Optional modules: Bioreactor & Growth Environment; Biomechanics; Molecular Techniques; Stem Cell Therapy; Nanomagnetics in Nanomedicine; Cell and Tissue Engineering; Cell Biomechanics; Biomaterials; Human Physiology and Anatomy*

Information for international students

Where English is not the first language, applicants must have an acceptable English qualification, as defined in the Graduate Prospectus.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,200 (2017/18 entry)
International students
£14,750 (2017/18 entry)

Students are required to identify their own sources of funding.

For further information on bursaries and scholarships available, please go to the following link on the Keele University Website:


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment27
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Hildegarde Wright
+44 (0) 1782 734938