Biomedical engineers focus on designing and developing technology to create new equipment for medical usage improving human health, such as prosthetics, simulation software or surgical robots. They focus their career on innovations that improve healthcare equipment, as well as making personalized instruments for clients with special needs.
The roles range from research, laboratory as well as office and clinic jobs, and can be widely found in the UK.
Student Case Studies
Starting salary £20,000 to £30,000
Senior position £35,000 to £45,000+
Usually 9am to 5pm, overtime might be needed for some projects.
Biomedical engineering is a rapidly growing sector, with more and more job openings available each year, driven by high demand for such services.
Skills Valued by Employers
- Strong interest in medicine and related areas of engineering
- Attention to detail
- Strong communication skills, verbal and written
- ability to design products that are efficient and practical, as well as cost effective and aesthetically pleasing
- Ability to work as a team
- Problem-solving skills
- Computer skills