Taught course

Biomedical Engineering (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

University of Southampton · Centre for Biological Sciences

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Biomedical Engineering programme is designed for engineering and physical science graduates who want to work at the interface of engineering, biology and medicine. We will equip you with specialist knowledge, expertise and the skills to integrate biology and medicine with engineering to solve problems related to living systems.

Compulsory modules
: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering; Human Biology and Systems Physiology; Translational Medicine; MSc Research Project

Optional modules: A wide range of optional modules are available, from materials engineering to biological-inspired robotics. We also offer five pathways for those who wish to specialise: Musculoskeletal,Cardiovascular, Imaging, Diagnostic Systems, and Audiology

Information for international students


Fees and funding


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