Biomedical engineering embraces a wide range of engineering and medical techniques – such as biomechanics, biotribology, biomaterials and biosensors – to help humans and animals stay physically mobile for longer.
For example, through the design of new artificial joints, investigating new materials to assist in the repair of the soft tissues, and reviewing the effectiveness of rehabilitation treatment.
This professionally accredited degree will equip you to work in this fascinating area.
You take specialist modules including:
You showcase your professional skills - including project management and the application of design methodology - through an industry-relevant team project in your final year.
All of our Mechanical Engineering students study the same broad programme for the first two years covering:
You will complete a number of design projects throughout your degree, designed to enhance your practical experience and industry knowledge:
Study at Newcastle and you will join a vibrant community in the School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering. We are based in the Stephenson Building, close to all the University facilities.
We have a wide range of state-of-the-art, specialist facilities to support your studies including:
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS) for entry to all technical corps.
DTUS is a Ministry of Defence sponsorship programme.
It is for students who, when they graduate, want to become a technical officer in:
Newcastle is one of only 10 UK universities taking part in DTUS. Find out more on the Armed Forces page on our website.
We have strong links with local and national companies, leading to:
A high percentage of our teaching staff have worked in industry and/or still have contact with industry and can bring your teaching to life with real-world examples.