Master of Biomedical Engineering

  • CRICOS code: 106103A

Course overview

  • 3 years full time / 6 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students


Meet the health challenges of the future with the Master of Biomedical Engineering at Australia’s leading university.* Gain the specialist skills required to create new medical treatments, instruments and devices.

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Choose your path

If you have a relevant undergraduate major, you'll be able to complete the masters degree in 2 years.

Once you’ve started studying, you can follow the ‘Business’ specialisation or continue without specialising.

Learn from world leading experts

You will be guided by academics who have worked on ground-breaking innovations in medical bionics, human movement, prosthetics and tissue engineering. Some of these breakthroughs include: the bionic eye, implants to help control epilepsy, treating real-world injuries with virtual reality and tissue regeneration for patients recovering from breast cancer.

Industry aligned curriculum

Prepare for your future career through internships, industry projects and real-world innovation challenges with industry mentors.

Entrepreneurial opportunities

Develop your entrepreneurial ability by collaborating with business students and medical sector mentors. The collaboration could see you bring a medical device to market with our BioDesign Innovation subject.

Internationally recognised qualification

Access engineering careers around the world, with dual accreditation in the Master of Engineering.

World class facilities

We’re home to Australia’s leading VR biomechanical facility, CAREN (Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment), focused on improving our understanding of human movement and rehabilitation.

Guaranteed CSPs for Melbourne graduates

Domestic students who have completed a Bachelor degree at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 65% are guaranteed a CSP in the Master of Biomedical Engineering, provided you meet the pre-requisites and CSP eligibility requirements.

Domestic students enrolled in a Graduate Degree Package into the Master of Biomedical Engineering are guaranteed a CSP .

If you’re looking for networks to help with internships and job opportunities, or the funds to help you get to Melbourne, we have scholarships and bursaries to get you connected overseas and get you to Melbourne when you can. Find out what you may be eligible for.