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Biomedical Engineering

University of Kent

36 months
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About

The research-led degrees in Biomedical Engineering course at University of Kent will allow you to undertake cutting-edge projects in a broad range of biomedical related disciplines.  

Overview

Research of the Biomedical Engineering course at University of Kent 

Communications

The Communications Group’s activities cover system and component technologies from microwave to terahertz frequencies. These include photonics, antennae and wireless components for a broad range of communication systems. The Group has extensive software research tools together with antenna anechoic chambers, network and spectrum analysers to millimetre wave frequencies and optical signal generation, processing and measurement facilities. Current research themes include:

  • photonic components
  • networks/wireless systems 
  • microwave and millimetre-wave systems
  • antenna systems
  • radio-over-fibre systems
  • electromagnetic bandgaps and metamaterials
  • frequency selective surfaces
Intelligent Interactions

The group has an international reputation for its work in a number of key application areas. These include: image processing and vision, pattern recognition, interaction design, social, ubiquitous and mobile computing with a range of applications in security and biometrics, healthcare, e-learning, computer games, digital film and animation.

Programme Structure

Examples of projects are:  

  • Development of wearable technology to design new skin-like flexible sensors, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), for Dysphagia therapy or Brain-Machine Interaction for wheelchair control.  
  • The design of AI algorithms for medical decision making to support patients who lack the mental capacity to consent or to apply image analysis to medical images.
  • Development of an intelligent system which can support health carers in generating highly personalised virtual reality (VR), to provide an effective care setting for people with dementia. 
  • As well as offering excellent research facilities and equipment, the School allows students the opportunity to participate in regular research seminars and workshops and offers students the possibility of attending international conferences in order to present their work. As a research student in the School, you will become a member of one of our thriving research groups.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Although there is no fixed closing deadline for applications to research degrees, we strongly recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A  2.2 or honours degree or MSc with Merit or above in Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics  or a related Engineering subject
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU full-time £16800
  • Home part-time £2250
  • EU part-time £8400
  • International part-time £8400

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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