University of Sydney Handbooks - 2020 Archive

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Biomedical Engineering

Course overview

A postgraduate specialisation in Biomedical Engineering will allow you to apply engineering principles in order to understand, modify or control biological systems.

You will also learn how to develop technology to monitor physiological functions and to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Areas of study include biomaterials engineering, applied tissue engineering, neuromodulation, orthopaedics and materials engineering.

This degree has been given full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineering by the industry governing body, Engineers Australia.

Course requirements

Candidates for the Master of Professional Engineering (Biomedical) complete 144 credit points as listed in the unit of study table.

Candidates must also complete 12 weeks of practical experience.

For more information on units of study and degree program requirements visit CUSP (