Programme Introduction

Engage Engineering principles to improve the quality of life

Offered by the Faculty of Engineering in collaboration with the LKS Faculty of Medicine, this programme seeks to empower the next generation of engineers to apply engineering principles and advance biomedical practices and research. Your interdisciplinary education will cover basic sciences, mathematics, engineering, and life sciences plus a broad scope of modern BME disciplines.

Zoom in on hand handling equipments in a lab
What You’ll Study

During four years of study, you will take foundational courses in electrical or mechanical engineering, biochemistry, and life sciences. Inclusive BME training will cover quantitative and design-oriented analysis to tackle biomedical diagnostic or therapeutic problems and offer exposure to a wide variety of advanced BME topics, including tissue engineering, biomaterial and biotransport, bioinformatics, and biomedical imaging technologies or applications, among others.

Following graduation, you can apply to our Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme in the LKS Faculty of Medicine with two years exemption, provided you meet the requirements and pass the required assessment.

Animated text "BME Biomedical Engineering" with photos of pills, medical equipment, robotic gadgets, biological diagrams
Exciting Opportunities

Test your knowledge and learn what it takes to succeed in the real world through BME-related experiential learning opportunities and hands-on research or internship placements locally and abroad.

Test tubes with red liquid
Professional Recognition

The BEng(BME) programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

Student looking at screen showing a diver underwater
Career Prospects

The BEng(BME) graduates will work in hospitals, public sector, start-up, global or local biotechnology/medical technology related companies. They will pursue further studies (Master or PhD degrees) in Hong Kong or overseas.

If you’re considering this programme, please review our programme-specific application standards and deadlines to give yourself the best possible chance of securing a place.  


For Further Information
Faculty of Engineering:
For Further Information
More Programmes
HKU Business School, Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering