MSc Medical Engineering

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    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

Medical engineering is a multidisciplinary STEM field that integrates knowledge across engineering, materials science, human biology and medicine to develop new devices, algorithms, processes and systems that improve medical practice and health care delivery. Our MSc is designed to equip you with all the necessary knowledge, transferable skills and training in the exciting field of (bio)medical engineering and enable you to follow a successful career in the medical device and healthcare industry.

Key Features

  • Our programme is carefully designed so that no prerequisite knowledge in medical engineering or nanotechnology is necessary.
  • MSc Medical Engineering with Nanotechnology is the only programme available in the UK offering students the unique learning experience to study about nanotechnology-enabled medical devices, implants and biomaterials, which will enable you to gain expertise on cutting-edge medical technology applications and stand out from the competition.
  • MSc Medical Engineering with Biomedical Diagnostics is a unique programme in the UK specifically designed for those students who wish to combine core medical engineering with a focus on one of our three specialist areas: cancer biology, clinical neuroscience, infection and immunity.
  • MSc Medical Engineering with Nanotechnology and MSc Medical Engineering with Biomedical Diagnostics are also available to medical and dental school students as an intercalation course.
  • When our new engineering and design facility is launched, students in engineering, science and the arts will have access to a range of specialist equipment and innovative laboratories.
  • Students will benefit from the delivery of excellent teaching as well as studying in a research-focused environment.
  • The programme is built on the high expertise of the Medical Engineering and Biomaterials Research Group and the Nanotechnology and Electronics Research Group that have a long proven track record of high impact research in the field of medical engineering.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree or above in engineering/computing/robotics/biomedical science/biology/medicine/dentistry/chemistry.

The programme is also suitable for mathematics, health profession and psychology graduates with sufficient science background and/or relevant industrial experience.


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Programme Funding

From scholarships and loans, to grants from charitable trusts, you can fund your postgraduate study at Plymouth in a number of ways.

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