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Biomedical Electronic Engineering (MEng)

Master of Engineering
Typical Offer
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4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

We've changed some parts of this course for the 2020 to 2021 academic year due to coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes may affect how we'll teach you and which modules you'll take.

The programme specification addendum (PDF, 176 KB) has all the latest details.

Join the next generation of health technology engineers and design the health and wellbeing devices of the future with our MEng Biomedical Electronic Engineering. You’ll apply electronic engineering theory and biomedical practice to develop new medical and healthcare technologies.

This course combines state-of-the-art electronic engineering and biomedicine theory and practice to develop monitoring, diagnostics and treatment solutions.

You’ll learn to design, build and test devices and systems from wearable monitors to intelligent diagnostic tools. You’ll also study management, communications and law for delivering biotech projects and products.

As part of your biomedical electronic engineering master's degree you will:

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

  • use our outstanding research facilities including a state-of-the-art electronics lab, a hybrid biodevices research lab and clean room

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

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

  • study abroad for a semester

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code B90I for the Industrial Studies option.

Your course will include lab work, lectures, seminars, projects and industry placements. You'll be eligible to apply for industrial scholarships and paid work placements through the UK Electronics Skills Foundation.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.