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To work as a clinical engineer, you would need a degree with a pass at 2:1 or higher. The degree should be accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) or the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Relevant subjects include:
- electrical engineering
- electronic engineering
- mechanical engineering
- biomedical science/engineering
To do a science-based degree course, you will usually need:
- five GCSEs (A-C) including English language, maths and at least two sciences
- three A levels, including maths and physics
Check exact entry requirements with course providers as other qualifications may be accepted.
Once you have your degree, you can:
- apply for jobs in the private sector and work your way towards becoming a chartered engineer
- work as a clinical engineer in the NHS, by taking a specialist training course called the Scientist Training Programme (STP)
See the Training and development section for more information.
If you don’t have a degree level qualification, you can enter clinical engineering in the NHS at practitioner level. You would do this by applying for the Practitioner Training Programme (PTP). This consists of an undergraduate degree course such as a BSc in Healthcare Science (Clinical Engineering) which will include some work based training. To get onto the PTP you will usually need:
- five GCSEs (A-C) including English language, maths and a science subject
- at least two A levels including maths or a science