Master of Biomedical Engineering

    Course overview

    • 3 years full time / 6 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Start year intake – February and mid-year intake – July


    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 2021

    Choose your path

    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 .