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Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation MSc

Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biomedical Engineering Diagnostic Imaging

Course type


Course Summary

Join this MSc and boost your career by specialising in one of the fastest-growing engineering disciplines. You’ll gain specialist expertise in how to develop, analyse and evaluate medical devices for healthcare and clinical research – and be at the forefront of innovation in this vital discipline.

  • Get involved in internationally leading bioengineering research at a top UK university
  • Be taught by world-leading academics and have regular contact with them throughout the programme
  • Accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers
  • Work in our state-of-the-art facilities


The School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) conducts high-quality research in a wide range of areas. This research feeds into our teaching at all levels, ensuring you share in the latest research and knowledge.


  • School facilities include:
  • BioFluids laboratory
  • Cell and tissue engineering laboratories
  • Confocal Laser Scanning and Super Resolution Microscopy Lab
  • The Kidman (Gait Analysis) Lab, and Hip Wear Simulator
  • Mechanical testing facilities and medical electronics lab
  • Mechanobiology and BioAFM laboratories
  • NanoVision Centre

Career paths

You’ll leave this MSc as a very well-qualified graduate, with opportunities for employment both in many leading industries as well as in research.

Our Industrial Liaison Forum gives you a chance to network with our industrial partners and build your professional contacts.

Graduates from SEMS postgraduate programmes have gone onto a diverse range of job roles including:

Engineering Professionals – Civil, Design, Electrical, Mechanical

  • Biochemist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Actuary
  • Management Consultant

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module aims to provide an understanding of biopotentials and other biological signals, and identify mechanisms by which they can be measured. It also aims to provide a detailed understanding of the fundamental principals associated with transducers, and comprehensive review of the most widely used techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of disease states.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Engineering or a related discipline.