Master of Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering)

About Master of Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering)  

The UNSW Master of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering is a two-year full-time postgraduate degree offered by the School of Biomedical Engineering. You’ll gain the expertise to work in influential areas related to human health, like biomechanics, medical device design, drug-delivery systems, radiotherapies, telemedicine, robotics, and cell and tissue engineering.  

The Master of Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering) is designed for graduate engineers. As part of a globally renowned engineering faculty, you’ll learn to apply your knowledge of engineering to drive solutions that support human health.  

The program is designed for students who already have an accredited engineering degree and want to shift their career towards biomedical engineering. You’ll choose up to four courses from relevant disciplines such as electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering, as well as two foundation courses in the subject area.  

If you have a degree or extensive professional experience in a related area, you can apply for credit of up to half the program.  

Why Study Master of Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering) 

Through the Master of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering, you’ll set yourself up for a career that uses your engineering knowledge to support important work in human health and physical science.  

The latest 2020 QS World University Rankings acknowledged UNSW as the top Engineering faculty in Australia and #37 in the world. For the past four years, we’ve received a five-star rating for employability, teaching and research.   

Other benefits of studying with UNSW Engineering include:  

  • More postgraduate specialisations and engineering opportunities than any other Australian university, meaning you can explore and pursue diverse careers.  
  • UNSW’s School of Biomedical Engineering has industry partnerships with leading health organisations, including the Australian Heart Foundation and the Australian Institute of Sport.  
  • We champion entrepreneurship. You’ll graduate ready to use your passion in engineering to drive solutions in healthcare and medicine. 
  • Over 500 active and comprehensive research projects per year to upgrade your skills or extend your knowledge 
  • The program is designed with flexibility at its core. You can continue to work while you study, shaping an engineering degree that suits your lifestyle and goals. 

Your Career Opportunities     

Biomedical Engineers have unique and highly specialised skills. You’ll move into rewarding careers that support essential industries. As a graduate from the Master in Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering) you’ll be able to work in sectors such as:  

  • Health Care  
  • Social Assistance 
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 
  • Wholesale Trade  
  • Manufacturing