BSc. Biomedical Engineering - kenyatta university | Educartis

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering aims at equipping students with the innovative skills they need to design, manufacture, and maintain medical equipment and devices. Taken on-campus at Kenyatta University, this programme focuses on a practical, hands-on approach to enhance students' technical skills so that they can relate 'real-life' commercial innovations to the underpinning academic theory taught in the lectures. 

By pursuing a Bsc in Biomedical Engineering, you are ensured a very bright and exciting career outlook. Along with a high salary and good benefits, a career in this field will allow you to work towards saving lives and impacting peoples' health and well-being in an extremely positive way. If you're looking for a technologically advanced, uniquely challenging job, then this course will give you the foundation you need to begin building a successful career within this field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate sound integrated knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals with respect to the biomedical issues.
  • Become proficient in the use of modern techniques, tools, procedures, and information sources to solve real-world problems in this sector. 
  • Apply their scientific knowledge and engineering tools and techniques to design useful and economically feasible novel materials, devices, systems and processes which address problems relevant to the field.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continued learning, necessary to understand the economic, social, ethical, and aesthetic aspects of their profession and their work.
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Certification obtained

Bsc in Biomedical Engineering 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Bioinstrumentation Specialist 
  • Medical Engineering Technologist 
  • Lecturer 
  • Researcher 



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When do I start?

Next available course

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A minimum KCSE grade of C+ with at least B+ Maths and Physics and B in Chemistry and English 
  • A KCSE grade of C with a diploma in a relevant field of study from a recognised institution

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Submit a filled out application form 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 2,000 KES

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit 
  • Bank Transfer 
There are scholarships available for students. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Kenyatta University and includes a workshop practice and research project. The course outline is as follows:
Level 100
UCU100: Communication skills 
EEE 100: Engineering Drawing I 
ECU 100: Chemistry for Engineers I 
UCU 101: Development Studies 
ECU 101: Physics For Engineers I 
ECU 109: Fundamental of Computing ECU 104: Engineering Mathematics I ECU 105: Engineering Mathematics II 
EEE101: Engineering Drawing II 
EEE 102: Computer Programming I ECU 102: Chemistry for Engineers II 
ECU 103: Physics for Engineers II 
ECU 106: Engineering Mathematics III ECU 107: Engineering Mathematics IV 
ECU 108: Introduction to the Engineering Profession EBM 110: Basic Trauma & Life Support Management

Level 200
ECU 200: Engineering Mathematics V 
ECU 201: Engineering Mathematics VI 
EBM 200: Biomaterials 
EEE 201: Thermodynamics 
EEE 202: Computer Programming II 
EEE 203: Circuit Theory I 
EEE 205: Physical Electronics 
EEE 212: Mechanics of Machines 
ECU 202: Engineering Mathematics VII ECU 203: Engineering Mathematics VIII 
EEE 204: Circuit Theory II 
EEE 206: Electrical Machines I 
EBM 202: Health Database Management Systems 
EEE 208: Electrical Measurements 
EEE 209: Fluid Mechanics 
EEE 210: AutoCAD 
EBM 203: BME Workshop Practice

Level 300 
EBM 300: Foundations of Human Biology 
ECU 300: Engineering Mathematics IX 
ECU 302: Innovation & Entrepreneurship for Engineers 
EEE 302: Electromagnetic Fields 
EBM 301: Properties of Engineering Materials 
EEE 305: Digital Electronics I 
EEE 308: Analogue Electronics I 
EBM 302: Basics of Medical Biochemistry 
CU 301: Engineering Mathematics X 
EEE 303: Power Systems I 
EEE 306: Digital Electronics II 
EEE 307: Network Analysis and Synthesis 
EEE 309: Analogue Electronics II 
EBM 303: Control Systems Engineering
EBM 304: Human Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers 1 
EBM 305: Special Topics in Biochemistry 
ECU 303: Industrial Practical Attachment I 
EBM 306: Log Book Assignment (BME Comprehensive II)

Level 400 
EBM 400: Communication Systems (Existing as SCE 430) 
ECU 401: Project Management 
EEE 402: Complex Analysis for Engineers 
EBM 401: Human Anatomy for Biomedical Engineers II 
EBM 402: Medical Physiology for Biomedical Engineers 1 
EEE 405: Power Electronics 
EEE 406: Microprocessor Systems and Applications 
EEE 410: Signals Systems and Systems 
ECU 400: Research Methods 
EBM 403: Medical Physiology for Biomedical Engineers II 
ECU 402: Engineering Economics 
ECU 403: Industrial Practical Attachment II 
EEE 407: Operational Research 
EBM 404: Biomedical Engineering Project I 
EBM 405: Biomedical Instrumentation I 
EBM 406: Hospital Engineering Management 
EBM 407: Machine Design 
EBM 408: Log Book Assignment (BME Comprehensive Assignment II)

Level 500
ECU 500: Engineering Practice and Ethics 
EBM 500: Biomedical Engineering Project II 
EBM 501: Biomedical Instrumentation II EBM 502: Introduction to Bioinformatics 
EBM 503: Digital Imaging Processing 
EBM 504: Biosensors 
EBM 505: Medical Physiology for Biomedical Engineers III EBM 506: Medical Physiology for Biomedical Engineers IV 
EBM 507: Biomechanics 
EBM 508: Industrial & Hospital Management 
EBM 509: Biomedical equipment design & manufacturing of techniques 
EBM 512: Basics of Human Pathology 
EBM 510: Electric Motor Drive Systems 
EBM 511: Biomedical Instrumentations III 
EBM 500: Biomedical Engineering Project II 
EBM 513: Research Project

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