Welcome to the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.

Identifying new technologies and methods for diagnosing, treating and managing diseases is vital to human wellbeing, and UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering is in the forefront of research in this area. Our work includes medical imaging, physiological monitoring, and the development of implanted devices,  and in many of our specialities we are world-leading. We put our research into practice through our close links to several major teaching hospitals in London, including University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals.

We are one of the largest medical physics and biomedical engineering departments in the UK. We offer BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in medical physics and bioengineering, as well as excellent academic research. Our academics are often called upon to share their knowledge with media and industry, additional to their work supporting numerous healthcare providers in the UK and beyond.


Head of Department:
Professor Jem Hebden

Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, University College London, Malet Place Engineering Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 0200