MSc Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Our one year postgraduate taught courses provide an innovative programme of study in which students are challenged to achieve their best; developing specialist skills and knowledge sought after by employers, as well as establishing an ideal background for PhD research.

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.

GRADUATE Byron Haywood-Alexander, studying MSc Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine as an intercalated year between his 4th and 5th year of medical school

About the course

Course description 2017

A multi-disciplinary course, 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, engineering, regenerative medicine and associated specialisms.

This course will be of particular interest to students interested in facilitating their development into the medical field aiming to contribute in the health care sector.

Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine student

Core modules

  • Materials for Biological Applications
  • Scientific Writing and Health Informatics
  • Polymers Materials Chemistry
  • Biomaterials II (Advances in Biomaterials)
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Structural and Physical Properties of Dental and Biomaterials

Examples of optional modules

  • Group Projects in Bioengineering
  • Dental Materials Science
  • Tissue Structure and Function
  • Design of Medical Devices and Implants
  • Introduction to Digital Dentistry and Dental Manufacturing

Teaching and assessment

Working alongside students and staff from across the globe, you’ll tackle real-world projects, and attend lectures, seminars and laboratory classes delivered by academic and industry experts.

You’ll be assessed by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Course duration

1 year full-time

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry, physics or a related engineering subject from an approved institution. A good honours degree in dentistry or medicine is also acceptable.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

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Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

Andrew Keating
T: +44 (0)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.