About Biomedical engineering

Design technologies that solve global health challenges, with biomedical engineering at Australia’s leading university. Develop a unique set of biomedical, science and engineering skills that you can apply to new medical treatments, instruments and devices.

Gain valuable industry experience and be guided by world leading researchers in medical bionics, prosthetics, and tissue engineering. Learn about the commercial side of biomedical engineering and work with medical sector experts to design a medical device that meets a real-world clinical need through our BioDesign Innovation subject.

At Melbourne, we’ve designed a unique curriculum aligned with the top institutions of the world, ensuring you graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher level qualification that is recognised globally.

How to study biomedical engineering at Melbourne

Start with a three-year Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Biomedicine degree and choose the Bioengineering Systems major, then complete a two-year Master of Biomedical Engineering to become an accredited engineer. Or, complete any undergraduate degree at a recognised institution* to study a 2–3 year Master of Biomedical Engineering.

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*Any undergraduate degree from a recognised institution including the prerequisite subjects outlined on the course pages with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.

Graduate degree pathways