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Biomedical Engineering (Electronics) (MEng)

Master of Engineering
4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Join the next generation of health technology engineers and design the health and wellbeing devices of the future with our MEng Biomedical Engineering (Electronics). 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

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.

Year in industry

Enhance your employability by taking this course with a paid industrial studies placement year.

Apply using:

  • Course name: Biomedical Engineering (Electronics) with Industrial Studies
  • UCAS code: B90I

You'll spend this extra year at one of our partner companies, applying the skills and knowledge you've learned so far.

The fee is 20% of the standard annual tuition fee.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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