Research course

Biomedical Engineering

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to hold a first or upper-second class degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent overseas qualification), or a lower second plus a good Masters degree (distinction normally required).

English language requirements:
IELTS Academic, 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The Centre for Biomedical Engineering at the University of Surrey provides world-class research into biomechanics, biomedical engineering and tissue engineering. We have links with globally leading companies, such as Blatchfords, the Transport Research Laboratory, and Smith & Nephew, and with hospitals across the south of England, as well as extensive international research collaboration. Many of the UK’s senior biomedical engineers were trained by us.

The quality of our undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research has been recognised by national professional bodies, with prestigious awards such as the IET Dennis Hill Award for best final project in 2015, the IMechE JRI award for best taught masters project poster presentation and the IET Leslie H Paddle Scholarship for doctoral research.
Our graduates have since gone on to clinical engineering positions in the NHS, design consultancies, medicine, prosthesis manufacturers, car manufacturers as safety specialists, and others. A PhD course in Biomedical Engineering gives you the chance to employ cutting-edge science to make new discoveries. The Centre celebrated its 50th group of students in 2015 and we hope you’ll join us as we enter our second half-century. 
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, 80 per cent of our ‘general engineering’ research outputs were rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
The Centre for Biomedical Engineering at the University of Surrey provides world-class research into biomechanics, biomedical engineering and tissue engineering. We have links with globally leading companies, such as Blatchfords, the Transport Research Laboratory, and Smith & Nephew, and with hospitals across the south of England, as well as extensive international research collaboration. Many of the UK’s senior biomedical engineers were trained by us.
The quality of our undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research has been recognised by national professional bodies, with prestigious awards such as the IET Dennis Hill Award for best final project in 2015, the IMechE JRI award for best taught masters project poster presentation and the IET Leslie H Paddle Scholarship for doctoral research.
Our graduates have since gone on to clinical engineering positions in the NHS, design consultancies, medicine, prosthesis manufacturers, car manufacturers as safety specialists, and others. A PhD course in Biomedical Engineering gives you the chance to employ cutting-edge science to make new discoveries. The Centre celebrated its 50th group of students in 2015 and we hope you’ll join us as we enter our second half-century. 
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, 80 per cent of our ‘general engineering’ research outputs were rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Research themes:
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Tissue engineering

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    96 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk