What will I learn?

A student shall carry out research in any of the areas of research stated in the areas of Biomedical Engineering. Assessment is by semester progress reports and a thesis examination (viva voce). All research works are supervised by academic staffs from the Graduate Faculty member. The programme requires a nominal duration of three to four semesters (18 to 24 months).

Area of Research

Biomedical Instrumentation

Bio signal Processing

Biomedical Imaging

Biomechanics and Biomaterials

Medical Computing

Clinical Engineering

Health Care Management System

Rehabilitation Engineering

Sports Science Technology


The main component of the programmes is a research thesis. Student candidates need to prepare a research proposal for approval of the supervisor assigned by the faculty. Each student candidate need to complete a progress report at the end of each semester. At the end of the programme, student candidates need to submit a thesis for the purpose of examination and evaluation. Student candidates also need to pass the oral examination (viva voce).

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Three to four semester (18 to 24 months))

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: RM 41,300 for the entire course
Start date

Expected February, September 2022


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,



81310, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Master’s Degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other Institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or Other qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree and experience in the relevant field recognised by the Senate; or Candidates who a currently registered in a Master’s Degree programme at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the respective faculty and the Senate. English Language Requirements: IELTS ? Band 6.0; TOEFL ? 550; TOEFL (IBT) ? 79ELS CIEP LEVEL 108 & 109.

For international students

Master degree in Degree in Science, Medical Science, Medical, Engineering ( Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Biomedical ) or related disciplines with good honor from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or other institutions of higher education approved by the Senate; or

A student candidate with lower qualifications will be considered if the candidate is proven to have adequate academic background and appropriate working experience.

All international students applying to UTM must have a TOEFL or IELTS score as follows

TOEFL score of 550 (79 IBT or CBT 213)

IELTS Band 6