About Biomedical Engineering Msc in University of Bedfordshire
Biomedical Engineering is at the forefront of medical research, applying biotechnology and engineering to solve a wide range of medical problems. The overall aim is to create new products and medicines that advance our understanding of biology and improve healthcare.
When you join this course, you will start by learning about cell and molecular biology before focusing on genomic and systems’ data, cell visualisation and protein localisation in cells and tissues.
You will also study methods to create three-dimensional cultures and tissues.
Why choose this course?
Study with tutors who possess wide ranging research experience in each subject area, and with specialists from external academic institutions, industry or government agencies
Explore those areas of biological science that offer clear commercial applications in future healthcare developments, and learn how technology and engineering can be used to treat human disease
Develop the ability to synthesise and use information from relevant sources, and independently and critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship
Gain the practical, hands-on knowledge and expertise that will equip you with the skills necessary for employment within emerging areas of the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries
Benefit from a wide choice of laboratory based research projects using state-of-the-art technologies and instruments, working under the supervision of dedicated research-active staff.
Unit Information – What Will I Learn?
Cell and Molecular Biology
Medical Imaging and Cryobiology
Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Laboratory Based Research Project (Biomedical Engineering)
How will this course enhance my career prospects?
In addition to developing your specialist knowledge and understanding, there is emphasis on developing your approach and attitude to working by emphasising and encouraging the professional standards expected by employers. This is supported by a departmental seminar programme, which includes speakers from industry who will give you an insight into what they expect from employees.
The University also has a programme of seminars and workshops designed to help you recognise and boost the attributes expected and appreciated by employers. This is supplemented by trips and visits.
The University also has a programme of internal and external internships that provide excellent opportunities to gain additional work experience.
To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience
Honours degree in a medical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, biological, chemical science or a related science subject.
Formal English language tests accepted
The University accepts the following qualification as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor or Master's degree
IELTS overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each element