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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Care / Medicine Teaching / Training Biomedical Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

Course description

Through hands-on teaching and access to the most advanced technologies available, this course aims to prepare you for employment in biomedical industries, in regulatory agencies, in new companies offering in silico medicine services and in research hospitals all over the world.

Europe’s largest in silico research institute

The Insigneo Institute for in silico medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It coordinates 140 academics and clinicians from various disciplines who collaborate to improve health outcomes.

Only the most outstanding candidates will be accepted onto this unique course. The small cohort will be integrated within Insigneo’s world-leading research groups, creating a community of experts in this exciting new field.

There may also be the opportunity to progress onto the Insigneo in silico PhD programme.


Teaching takes place through group work, project work, lab practicals/reports and presentations.


You’ll be assessed by a variety of practical and written assessments, and examinations.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Research Project - Core
Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers - Core
Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System - Core
Cardiovascular Modelling Skills - Core
Musculoskeletal Modelling Skills - Core
Experimental Skills for Tissue Modelling - Core
Mechanobiology for Medicine - Core
Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices - Core
Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

2:1 science and engineering degree, with knowledge of solid and fluid mechanics.