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Welcome to UCT's Division of Biomedical Engineering

Welcome to the web pages of the Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

The Division is home to the Medical Imaging Research Unit, the South African Research Chair in Brain Imaging, the South African Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Innovation, and a number of research groupings. We invite you to discover our research and post-graduate programmes in Biomedical Engineering, Health Innovation and Healthcare Technology Management. Meet our enthusiastic staff members and students who make up the division. Explore opportunities to join us at the medical school at UCT, and ranked 48th in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health (THE World University Rankings 2014-2015).

Interests in the Division of Biomedical Engineering cover a wide range including medical imaging, medical devices, musculo-skeletal biomechanics, cell and tissue mechanobiology, biomechatronics, signal processing, rehabilitation engineering, healthcare technology management, and health innovation.

Our focus is on biomedical engineering that addresses health in Africa, yet is globally relevant.