Close up of brain CT scan

The Department of Biomedical Engineering Welcomes International Students

Strathclyde is a vibrant multicultural community with students from over 100 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