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Biomedical Engineering MPhil

Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biomedical Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

This course biomedical engineering department offers a postgraduate degree programme that combines engineering, medicine and life and physical sciences. The department is an international centre of excellence in postgraduate teaching and research. Postgraduate education and research is directed at the application of the methods and ideas of engineering and the physical and biological sciences in medicine and surgery. We have a particular emphasis on clinically-related research which ranges from basic investigations to direct clinical applications. Much of our research is based on active collaboration with clinical units, academic departments and industry in Glasgow along with other areas of the UK and overseas.

As a student here, you'll play a vital role in the development of innovative research, enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and have the opportunity to network with industrialists, academic experts and clinical collaborators. Visits to local clinical centres along with lectures from industrialists and visiting experts from the UK and overseas are a key part of our courses. You'll also have the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical experts to help advice and further your career.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The Tuition fee for 2019/20 entry is 4327. There may be slight increase in 2020/21 fee.

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 a first or 2:1 Honours degree in biomedical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, physical or life sciences. If they have previous biomedical engineering or research experience you may register for the degree of MPhil. If they are studying for an MPhil or PhD student will normally attend some of the MSc classes in the instructional MSc. Students will also undertake a research or development project and submit a thesis.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more

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