The Department of Biomedical Engineering Welcomes International Students

Strathclyde is a vibrant multicultural community with students from over 140 countries. Glasgow is world-renowned for the warmth, friendliness and humour of its people. We love welcoming visitors to our city and we're proud of our slogan - 'People Make Glasgow'! This hospitality was recognised by Rough Guides readers in 2016, who voted Glasgow the world's friendliest city.

What is biomedical engineering?

Health research sector

Biomedical engineering is the application of engineering knowledge and skills to human biology, healthcare and medicine.

At the University of Strathclyde our goal is to engineer solutions to global healthcare challenges.





Areas of expertise

Person on the MOTEK system with embedded virtual reality

Rehabilitation Engineering

Student using the orthopaedic MAKO robot

Surgical Robotics

Medical Device called Hemosep with a hand pressing a button

Medical Devices

Student fitting a prosthetic device on a patient

Prosthetics & Orthotics

Brain neurons, synapses, reasoning


Cells shown with blue nuclei

Cell & Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine

Computerized modelling of a heart valve

Physiological Modelling

Woundsense technology with hand demonstrating sensor

Biosensors, Instrumentation and Analysis

Our faculties & departments