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Biomedical Engineering

The Biomedical Engineering Department is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for postgraduate education and research at the interface between engineering and the life sciences, with particular emphasis on clinically-related research.

The Department incorporates the National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics which is one of only two institutions in the UK offering undergraduate and postgraduate education in Prosthetics and Orthotics, and is the only institution in the world to offer the five year programme to MSci level.

The goal of the Department is to transform and improve future healthcare through innovations and advances in science in technology. 


Complete University Guide (CUG)

Medical Technologies as a ‘subject’ at Strathclyde has ranked Number 1 in the Complete University Guide (CUG) subject league table. Medical Technologies include Biomedical Engineering; Prosthetics & Orthotics and Rehabilitation Studies.


For a full list of staff and contact details visit our staff pages.


Information about available Awards .

News and Events

NEWS : Current News

BME Students and Staff Support National Pituitary Awarness Month

The National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics support the Comonwealth Games 2014

EVENTS : Details of seminars and events.

Special Initiatives

The MUKTI Project



The Complete University Guide Award 2015 Logo


The Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Strathclyde,
Wolfson Centre,
106 Rottenrow,
Glasgow, G4 0NW

t: +44 (0) 141 548 3108/3035

e: contact-Biomedical-Eng

National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics,
University of Strathclyde,
Curran Building,
131 St James Road,
Glasgow, G4 0LS

t: +44 (0) 141 548 3433

e: contact-NCPO 

About Us

About the department. 

How to Find Us

Wolfson Centre: Biomedical Engineering

Curran Building: NCPO