Taught course


The University of Manchester · School of Materials

Entry requirements

MSc - Upper second class honours degree or above in any of the following: bioengineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, biomedical science, medicine, dentistry or equivalent relevant subject. Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate - At least a 2(ii) honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Please note: Graduates with other relevant degrees (e.g. mechatronics) may also be admitted. Applicants who have a HND will be considered for admission if they have in addition attained a level in professional examinations that is recognized to be equivalent to a good honours degree standard.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters course in Biomaterials is multi-disciplinary. It provides students with a rich understanding of about current clinically used biomaterials and state of the art advances in research to improve these. The clinical application of these biomaterials will be demonstrated along with indepth description of materials structure and processing (e.g. polymer, composite and ceramic). The project component will allow hands-on training for the student in further developing novel biomaterials.

Information for international students

Minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 570 with 5.0 in the TWE (Test of Written English) or CBTOEFL 230 with 5.0 in the TWE.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months


full time
6 months

Course contact details

School of Materials