What will I learn?

On this course, you'll learn from engineers, scientists, and clinicians. This gives you a solid understanding of how engineering improves patient care. You'll apply engineering principles to solve challenges in the healthcare industry. For example, you may develop surgical devices, make improvements to medical instrumentation or discover new techniques in medical imaging.

You'll gain valuable experience within a clinical environment. You'll also learn about anatomy and functions of the human body. This will help you to understand where and how the technologies you develop will be used. You'll learn about design, optics, instrumentation, and medical sciences. You'll also develop research and business management skills within the biomedical industry.

Biomedical engineering offers a huge opportunity for growth, exploration and innovation. You'll develop analytical, practical and transferable skills. Graduates become engineers developing medical technologies for leading industrial companies, such as GE and Philips, or within the NHS.

Which department am I in?

School of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,950.00 (US$ 26,753) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Main Site

Nethergate,

Dundee,

Dundee, City Of,

DD1 4HN, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For entry onto year 1, students need to have: High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD) with 3.0 and SAT cumulative score of 1200 OR ACT score of 27. Entry to some degree programmes will also require SAT subject tests (with minimum of 600) or AP’s (with minimum Grade 3 or above) in specific subjects. Year 2: We also welcome applications from students holding an Associate Degree and seeking advanced level entry, as well as transfer applications from U.S colleges. Assessment of each individual application will determine the year of entry. If you wish to study medicine at Dundee, the following qualifications are all required: High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD with 3.5); 3 x AP exams with 5,5,5 to include Chemistry and Biology OR; 3 x SAT subject tests at 700 each to include Chemistry and Biology and; SAT cumulative score of 1400 overall, with minimum 700 in each part. If you wish to study dentistry at Dundee, the following qualifications are all required: High School Graduation Diploma (HSGD with 3.5); 3 x AP exams with 5,5,5 to include Chemistry and Biology OR; 3 x SAT subject tests at 700 each to include Chemistry and Biology and SAT cumulative score of 1400 overall, with minimum 700 in each part. if you have taken international school leaving qualifications such as A Levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) will also be considered. IELTS score of 6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in writing and 6.0/5.5 in the other three components.

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About this uni

96.4% of the University of Dundee’s graduates were found to be in work or further studies within six months (DLHE, 2017).

  • Ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS 2019)
  • 76% of research conducted rated as world leading (REF 2014)
  • Dundee’s teaching quality is gold-rated (TEF 2017)
  • 17, 000 students from over 140 different countries