Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering
Students will be introduced to the field of biomaterials, and important factors in the selection, design, and development of biomaterials for clinical applications. You’ll develop an understanding of biomaterials science, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and associated specialisms.
This course is suitable for students interested in the selection, design, and development of materials for applications in the medical and health care sectors.
- Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
- Biomaterials Science
- Structural and Physical Properties of Dental and Bio-materials
- Science of Materials
- Materials Processing and Characterisation
- Practical, Modelling and Digital Skills
- Research Project in an area of your choice
- Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
- Dental Materials Science
- Group Projects and Developing Research
Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes.
You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
1 year full-time
The study of human biology as a material engineer has helped me develop my clinical biology and understand the methods involved in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of pathology.
A good honours degree in materials, a physical science (biology or chemistry) or a related engineering subject.
A good honours degree in dentistry or medicine is also acceptable. Some background in chemistry and biology is desired.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 5941
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.