The advize zone
- By: Brian John Angus, Howard Clark, James Sherifi, Trevor Pickersgill, Jo Constable
Got a career or university related problem that needs answering? Can't find the right person to point you in the right direction? Log on to the Advice Zone at www.bmjcareers.com/advicezone to post a question or to see if one of our experts has already solved your problem
Thanks this is an interesting question and opposite from the direction that I moved (from physics to medicine). There is an increasing interest in combining the fields of engineering and medicine, especially within orthopaedics, radiology, and prosthetics. I do not know of any training programme that allows you to combine these as an undergraduate in the United Kingdom, however.
Various masters courses for biomedical engineering exist, but these would be after completing your medical degree. One is at Keele and another at University College London (Medical Physics and Bioengineering - MSc in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging)
Continue your medical degree because as