Taught course

Biomedical Engineering

University of Warwick · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related suject

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Biomedical Engineering delivers state-of-the art knowledge and understanding of Biomedical Engineering at postgraduate level. Our advanced modules are informed by the active research expertise of our academic staff, and prepare students for careers in advanced technology. Warwick provides a study environment that fosters stimulation and permits students to advance their knowledge and skills. This programme in Biomedical Engineering enables students to develop expertise in an exciting and expanding area. Topics covered include:

  • Biomedical imaging techniques (whole body with a focus on the brain)
  • Compartmental modelling in physiology and medicine
  • Biomechanics, including at the cell level
  • Properties and design of the materials employed in medical applications, as well as tissue engineering
  • Healthcare technologies, their design and applications
  • Signal processing and data analysis techniques for physiological data.

Students will also attend seminars on project planning/management, ethics, health & safety, report writing, library skills and career management, to help prepare them for the demands of the course and for future study or employment. The course is made up of core modules, optional modules and a project. The project is a piece of original research or innovative design, providing ideal training and preparation for industrial/clinical R&D or a PhD.

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/language/

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found at:


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Engineering
+44 (0) 24 7652 2046