University of Glasgow
Biomedical Engineering MEng (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of Biomedical Engineering MEng (Hons) at University of Glasgow for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Bioengineering, Medical and Biomedical Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
67 /100
20 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Bioengineering, Medical and Biomedical Engineering at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29500 £29500 £34500
25-75 percentile range £26000 - £33000 £24500 - £34500 £28500 - £41000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27855 £24649 £28518
25-75 percentile range £24239 - £33607 £19237 - £30298 £22054 - £34375

Course Description

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (5 year MEng programme): Biomedical engineering is about finding engineering solutions to medical problems. As a rapidly expanding industry, biomedical engineering meets the demands of healthcare through the development of technology. You’ll take part in practical activities including visits to local hospitals. You will benefit from our strong links with industry and the NHS, with engineers and clinicians contributing to lectures, projects and case studies, as well as offering work placements. Our BEng and MEng degrees are accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Biomedical Engineering MEng (Hons) at University of Glasgow

45% Administrative occupations
20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Finance Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Biomedical Engineering, MEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #3 
    • #268 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 36 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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