Biomedical Engineering

What is it?

Biomedical engineering uses the problem-solving techniques of engineering combined with biology and medicine. It is crucial within healthcare and responsible for a lot that makes modern medicine what it is today. It is vital within the whole healthcare system from diagnosis and analysis to treatment and recovery. Biomedical Engineering is responsible for devices such as pacemakers, artificial limbs and blood glucose monitors.

Where can I study and at what level?

The below GBSIoT institutions offer this subject area. Levels range from level 2 (post GCSE) to degree:

At the links above you can view courses in more detail as well as view entry requirements.


Confused about what pathway you can take?

These handy graphics to the right show what qualifications you need to progress in this course area, and the pathways needed to find your future career.

*Graphic from WMCA Engineering and Manufacturing Regional Training Plan – view the full report here

Where could it lead?

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