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Biomedical Electronic Engineering (BEng)

Award
Bachelor of Engineering
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS course code
BB90

About this course

Join the next generation of digital health technology engineers and design the health and wellbeing devices of the future. You’ll study key aspects of electronic engineering such as digital systems, solid state devices and computer engineering, and combine this with life sciences.

Life sciences modules introduce you to cell biology, the body’s essential systems, and neuroscience. The 2 disciplines come together in specialist biomedical electronic engineering modules.

On this course you’ll learn to design, build and test new health and wellbeing devices and systems. This includes wearable monitors to intelligent medical diagnostic tools.

Our biomedical electronics course will equip you for a career in a thriving sector, where your innovations could, one day, change the world.

As part of your degree course you can:

  • combine electronic engineering training biomedicine studies, giving you the skills to create sensors, apps and digital systems

  • use our outstanding research facilities including a modern electronics lab, a specialist biodevice lab and clean room

  • develop your enterprise skills with support from our on-campus startup platform

  • benefit from our strong relationships with ground-breaking organisations in this emerging industry

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 231.51 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.

Transfer between courses

Biomedical electronic engineering has a significantly different course structure than the other electronics programmes. This makes transferring to other electronic engineering degrees more complicated. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.