Research course

Biomedical Engineering

Institution
University of Glasgow · College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMSc by researchMPhil

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Biomedical Engineering brings together four important research themes associated with advanced medical diagnostics: rehabilitation and assistive technologies, cell and tissue engineering and systems biology.

We are currently home to 35 research students pursuing PhD in fields as diverse as infectious disease diagnostics for the developing world, brain-computer interfaces, stem cell differentiation using nanotechnology, robots as orthotic aids, and the creation of artificial cells.

Research areas

Our research expertise covers the following areas:

Advanced Medical Diagnostics and Lab-on-a-chip

  • Advanced diagnostics
  • Lab-on-a-Chip for Developing World diagnostics
  • Micromanipulation for advanced diagnostics
  • Microrheology
  • Cell microtechnologies
  • Synthetic biology
  • Bio-nanophotonics

Biomaterials

  • Advanced Materials
  • Cell Engineering
  • Regenerative Medicine

Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technologies

  • Functional rehabilitation
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation & exercise
  • Assistive technologies

Synthetic Biology

  • Synthetic cell implementation and control using nano-technology
  • Modelling & robustness analysis of large-scale stochastic biomolecular networks
  • Biomolecular network inferring
  • Human control systems

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72-96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc by research
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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