University of Lincoln
Biomedical Engineering BEng
University of Lincoln

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Biomedical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that combines biology and engineering, applying engineering principles and materials to medicine and healthcare. From developing and improving new machinery, such as robotic surgery equipment, to creating better and more reliable replacement limbs, the work of biomedical engineers is helping to pave the way for new methods of treating injuries and diseases.

This research-informed programme aims to develop industry-ready graduates with product design and innovative sense who are highly skilled and creative biomedical engineers, able to adapt to new challenges and deliver sustainable solutions for modern society.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 70 graduates of Biomedical Engineering BEng and other courses in at University of Lincoln for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
54 /100
70 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of bioengineering, medical and 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

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 BEng at University of Lincoln

65% Engineering professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Quality and Regulatory Professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Assessment on the Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on measuring and assessing engineering technical and analytical skills as well as professional soft skills including oral and written communication, team working, lifelong learning, problem-solving, project management, and planning and organisation. Students are continuously assessed throughout the course through a wide range of assessments methods including examinations, practical reports, project portfolios, individual and group presentations, individual group project work, and computer based assessment.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

From a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications. To include 40 UCAS Tariff Points in A Level Maths. A level 'Use of Maths' will not be accepted in lieu of A level Maths.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for bioengineering, medical and biomedical engineering

Qualification requirements

To include grade B A Level Maths. A level 'Use of Maths' will not be accepted in lieu of A level Maths.

112 UCAS Tariff points to include 40 points from an Advanced Higher in Maths. A combination of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points, including 40 points from 15 credits in Maths

To include higher level grade 5 in maths.

BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering accepted.

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
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.


Tuition Fees Biomedical Engineering BEng

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £15900 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 Lincoln in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is a publicly funded research university in Lincoln, England. The main campus is close to Brayford Pool, a natural lake in the centre of the city of Lincoln. As an educational institution it puts an emphasis on the quality of its teaching, ensuring students arrive at their exams feeling as prepared as possible.

Student composition of University of Lincoln

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Lincoln Campus
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