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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 Centre's interests in training, education and research span the fields of prosthetics, orthotics and related aspects of the provision of aids for the disabled

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.

 Complete University Guide (CGU) Badge for Medical Technology Courses in the top 10 Complete University Guide


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


Information about available Awards .

News and Events

NEWS : Current News

EVENTS : Details of seminars and events.

Special Initiatives

The MUKTI Project

About Us

About the department.

How to Find Us

Wolfson Centre: Biomedical Engineering

Curran Building: NCPO


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