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King's College London, University of London

Biomedical Engineering

UCAS Code: H161

Master of Engineering - MEng

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,A

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must include Mathematics and Physics.

Access to HE Diploma

D:36,M:9,P:0

Access to Science Diploma (or similar subject). Majority of Level 3 study should focus on Mathematics and Physics. Preferred other Level 3 subjects: Further Mathematics, Chemistry or Biology.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects

D3,D3,D3

Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include Mathematics and Physics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

including 6,6,6 at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE. Must include Mathematics and Physics at Higher Level

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H1,H1,H2,H2,H2,H2

Must include Mathematics and Physics

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDM

Extended Diploma in Applied Science at DDM with 12 Distinctions and Mathematics A-level at grade A. NOTE: In order to satisfy the physics requirement applicants with BTECs would need to offer the following modules at Distinction: 6, 7, 8, 9 and one of 14, 17, 20 or 44.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Must include Mathematics and Physics.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B

Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

UCAS Tariff

93-144

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

84%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Others in subjects allied to medicine

Our Biomedical Engineering MEng programme has been designed to train the next generation of biomedical engineers working in healthcare research and development. Upon completion, you will go on to specialise in medical engineering, medical physics or apply for further study in Medicine.

- King's is recognised as one of the international leaders in Medical Engineering and Physics education.

- Our Biomedical Engineering Department is based in one of the UK’s centres of excellence for medical imaging in a clinical setting at St Thomas’ Hospital.

- Designed to prepare students to enter jobs in the evolving field of biomedical engineering, healthcare research or further study in medicine.

- Taught by a combination of academic and clinical researchers at the forefront of their field.

- The programme is CEng accredited and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's College London, University of London

Department:

Biomedical Engineering

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

83%
med
Others in subjects allied to medicine

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Others in subjects allied to medicine

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
95%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
58%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

84%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
42%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

72%
UK students
28%
International students
20%
Male students
80%
Female students
100%
2:1 or above
3%
Drop out rate
457

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

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What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

53%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

This subject covers a group of related subjects, like audiology, speech therapy and degrees associated with language development. Speech therapy dominates and most graduates in this group go into jobs as speech therapists. About a fifth had studied audiology - there are not many audiology graduates each year in the UK, and they usually go on to jobs as — you guessed it — audiologists (mostly in hospitals but increasingly on the high street). Speech science or therapy graduates often go straight into speech therapy jobs when they graduate, although you don’t absolutely have to be a speech therapist if you take the course. There's a demand for graduates from all these courses and prospects are good.

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