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Biomedical Engineering MSc, PGDip

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The course will cover the fundamentals of engineering in medicine, introduce you to the latest developments in medical technology and expose you to the challenges of working with patients through clinical visits. Learning and teaching methods include lectures and demonstrations from medical and engineering specialists, practical classes using state-of-the-art facilities and seminars with leading national and international researchers.

Accreditations

The course is accredited by the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine, whose aims are to ensure that graduates of accredited programmes are equipped with the knowledge and skills for the biomedical engineering workplace, be that in industry, healthcare or academic environments. Accreditation gives you confidence that the course meets strict suitability and quality criteria for providing Masters-level education in this field.

Assessment

Modules will be assessed by a mixture of assessment methods, including lab reports, essays, and presentations, and final examination. This ensures the development of a range of transferable employability skills such as time management and planning, written and verbal communication and numeracy as well as technical and subject-specific knowledge. The project dissertation forms a major component of the student’s assessed work. You will also gain PGDip award in this course.

Specifically, the objectives of the course are to:

  • Provide postgraduate-level education leading to professional careers in biomedical engineering in industry, academia and a wide range of healthcare establishments such as medical organisations, medical research institutions and hospitals
  • Provide an opportunity for in-depth research into specialist and novel areas of biomedical and clinical engineering;
  • Expose students to practical work in a hospital environment with hands-on knowledge of patient care involving technological developments at the forefront of the field
  • Introduce students to exciting new fields such as regenerative medicine and novel technologies for physiological monitoring and diagnostics.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 54%

    56th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    11

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