Master of Biomedical Engineering




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Biomedical Engineering is the application of engineering principles to developing technologies and solving problems in a diverse range of health care related fields e.g. implantable bionics, drug delivery systems, medical imaging, radiotherapies, orthopedic devices, telemedicine, robotic surgery, cell and tissue engineering, records management, physical rehabilitation and others.
The MBiomedE degree program is designed to cater for students with either a medical/biological science or engineering/physical science background.
Program Structure
The program is flexible in structure. Candidates must complete a program totalling 72 units of credit, with a minimum 48 units of credit at postgraduate level. Students may take other courses, including undergraduate, to fill in their background knowledge.
Stream structure details for this program can be found under the
BIOMAS8660 stream.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Engineering

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants with a completed Bachelor is degree or equivalent. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL - Paper-based Test (PBT) 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest).

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have
A 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with a minimum average of 65%.
A 4-year Bachelors degree in a biomedical health-related discipline with honours (either embedded or as a single honours year) with a minimum average of 65% and 2 semesters of first-year university level mathematics or equivalent
A graduate diploma in biomedical engineering (such as UNSW Graduate Diploma 5449 or equivalent) with a minimum average of 65%

English Language requirements: IELTS score 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest), TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking), TOEFL (PBT): 577 overall with a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): B grade; Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): A grade; successful completion of the ANU College Access Program with a minimum of 70 per cent overall.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
UNSW Foundation Studies

Full Time (1.5 years)

A$44,180.00 (US$ 34,558) per year

26 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 18 February 2019

University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, UNSW SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2052, SYDNEY, Australia