University of Hull
Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons)
University of Hull

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Learn the skills to enter this exciting industry from experienced engineers and NHS clinicians in specialised facilities.

Biomedical engineering at Hull builds on the success of the University’s engineering courses. You'll be taught by experienced engineering professionals and by NHS clinicians and clinical engineers from local hospitals.

  • Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)

  • Graduating provides a direct pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer – a benchmark in the profession

  • Engineering graduates have some of the best employment prospects and highest starting salaries of any degree discipline

Through a combination of virtual learning systems and traditional teaching, you'll develop the techniques to solve complex problems. You'll also learn practical dissection skills in the lab to gain a complete understanding of human anatomy and the medical engineering issues which may arise for surgeons.

Official Team GB partners

Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.

What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.

We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.

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Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 12 graduates of Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of Hull for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Biomedical Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
80 /100
12 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of Hull

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons) 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 £25000 £29500 £33500
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £29500 £24000 - £33500 £26000 - £39000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Biomedical Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25789 £24649 £28518
25-75 percentile range £22377 - £29789 £19237 - £30298 £22054 - £34375

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

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

Example below based on all graduates of Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of Hull

43% Engineering professionals
12% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
6% Information Technology Professionals
6% Managers, directors and senior officials
6% Natural and social science professionals
3% Sales occupations
3% Process, plant and machine operatives
3% Elementary occupations
3% Quality and Regulatory Professionals

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements


Pass Access to HE Diploma in Science or Engineering with 45 credits at Merit, including 18 credits at Merit in Mathematics

Including grade 6 in Higher Level Maths

BTEC in Engineering with merit in Maths for Engineers and Further Maths for Engineers units

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit
Institution's Own Test 60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Biomedical Engineering, BEng (Hons).


Tuition Fees Biomedical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £17550 year 1

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, 2024

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)

University Rankings

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

Rankings of University of Hull in related subject specific rankings.


    • #33 
    • #850 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject
    [Published 06 June, 2020]

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What students say about studying Biomedical Engineering in the UK?

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About University of Hull

Established in 1928, The University of Hull is located in the suburbs of Kingston upon Hull (usually referred to just as Hull), in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber. On-campus facilities include bars, coffee shops, a library, a state-of-the-art gym, a mini supermarket and a nightclub, providing everything a student might need. University of Hull prides itself on its research activity in the fields of maritime history, environmental technology, and social justice.

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Where is this programme taught

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