COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

What will I learn?

The dynamic, multidisciplinary research institute focused on promoting excellence across our four research themes: Biomedical Engineering, Computational and Digital Engineering, Energy Harvesting and Conversion and Multiphase Flow. Much of our work involves strong industrial links across a range of sectors and through our expertise, skills and experience we work together with industry to identify new areas of interest. Our MPhil research is supported by a mixture of UK, regional, national and international research council funding and industrial funding comes from companies with research centres spread across the world. Our projects address global challenges in several areas, including energy, manufacturing and health that are underpinned by multidisciplinary advances in science and engineering. Research Programmes: Biomedical Engineering; Computational and Digital Engineering; Energy Harvesting and Conversion; Multi-Phase Flow; Computational and Digital Engineering.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£19,560.00 (US$ 25,285) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2021


Edinburgh Campus



Edinburgh, City Of,

EH14 4AS, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For most of our Masters level programmes we require a good first degree with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) or above in a relevant subject. Students require IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element or an acceptable equivalent.

For international students

Students with First or Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline will normally be acceptable for entry to postgraduate programmes. The degree can be from a British or overseas university. Different degrees, together with relevant industrial experience, will also be considered. Students need to have an IELTS of 6.5 overall or an acceptable equivalent; Heriot-Watt English - C; PTE Academic - 58-64; TOEFL IBT- 90; Cambridge (New) - 176-184; Cambridge (Old) - FCE (grade A), CAE (grade C); Trinity ISE II - Pass in all components.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.