Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Biomedical Engineering degree is an advanced engineering degree that embraces biology and medicine to solve medical and healthcare challenges facing society.

Biomedical Engineering aims to create devices and systems to improve health and wellbeing, for example technologies for diagnosing and treating medical conditions, systems for imaging or monitoring patients or assisting them in their daily living.

You'll learn the skills to develop new engineering solutions and prepare to take on a leading role in developing future technologies and enabling patients, carers, healthcare practitioners and providers to improve and maintain health and wellbeing.

You can specialise in one of five pathways: musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, imaging, diagnostic systems, audiology.

Information for international students

English language requirements: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information - https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651