You will deepen your knowledge of hazard identification, risk and safety management, mine geology and geophysics, as well as drilling, blasting and machine excavation. Many of our courses are offered as modules over a short block period, enabling mining company employees and associated service providers to attend on a part-time basis. Please note that some electives may only be offered every two years.

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Why choose this degree?

This program enables you to expand your professional knowledge and skills in this exciting interdisciplinary field.

Who should choose this degree?

Students intending to progress to the Master of Biomedical Engineering choose this program as a stepping-stone.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Medical imaging
  • Radiotherapy
  • Orthopaedics
  • Telemedicine
  • Records management 

Entry requirements

Admission to this program requires one of the following:

  • A 3-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours and a minimum 65% average; or
  • A 3-year Bachelor degree in a biomedical health-related discipline* with honours (either embedded or as a single honours year) with a minimum 65% average and 2 courses of first-year university level mathematics or equivalent.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

Alternative entry or pathways

8660 Biomedical Engineering



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree


*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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