Biomedical Engineering - MSc

Accredited by the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine, our MSc develops expertise to use engineering to create platforms including novel equipment, computer systems or software to facilitate improved patient care through enhanced diagnoses, monitoring, treatment and manufacturing. With a strong clinical focus you’ll see medical technology in action at University Hospital and access state-of-the-art equipment, including newly-developed diagnostics, advanced imaging and manufacturing facilities, in the research centre. You’ll also have access to leading bio and medical engineering experts, such as the author of Medical Device Design used by R&D departments worldwide.

Month of entry

  • September, January

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £12,700 per year. Part time £7,000 per year.
    International - £24,100 per year.

Duration of study

  • 1 year full time, 2 years part time

Why study Biomedical Engineering at Keele University?

80% of our research was classified as world leading or internationally excellent, Research Excellence Framework, 2021
Top 20 in the UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy (The Complete University Guide 2022).
Graduates go on to clinical engineering in hospitals, managing medical equipment, to industrial roles in R&D, technical sales and support, or on to further study
Outstanding facilities at the Guy Hilton Research Centre in Hartshill, with additional laboratories and facilities at three main NHS hospitals.
Top 10 in the UK for Medical Technology and Bioengineering (The Complete University Guide 2024)
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Mary Njai a Biomedical Engineering student at Keele University

"Biomedical Engineering gives me a bit of both worlds. Keele University was my best option as it gives students without an engineering background, like myself, a chance to pursue the engineering course due to the availability of introductory modules."

Mary, Biomedical Engineering

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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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