Taught course

Bioengineering: Imaging and Sensing

University of Nottingham · Faculty of Engineering

Entry requirements

High 2:2 (or international equivalent) in engineering, physical sciences or closely related degree. Other requirements: Applicants with a Biotechnology or Biomedical Sciences degree may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides science or engineering graduates from a diversity of backgrounds with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to develop a career in this rapidly expanding area. The principles of the course are highly relevant to the established medical device sector, the biotechnology industry and the emerging regenerative medicine industry. The course builds on our internationally leading research in biomedical optical imaging and teaching is undertaken by experts in imaging and sensing.

Students will:

  • learn about cutting edge imaging and sensing techniques being applied in clinical care, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors
  • understand basic structure and function of both cells and humans learn how the function of single cells can be probed using electronic and optical methods understand how light interacts with tissue and can be used to monitor blood flow and oxygen content build an optical device to monitor heart rate.
  • undertake an individual summer research project

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151