Apply professional engineering knowledge to understand, modify and control biological systems on this 5-year integrated Master's degree with a sandwich placement year in industry. You’ll study disciplines such as:
- Rehabilitation engineering – prosthetic / orthotic devices
- Biomaterials and implant design
- Tissue engineering and wound repair for artificial organs
- Genomic coding and genetic engineering
- Medical technology – design and manufacturing
- DePuySynthes (Johnson & Johnson)
- Smith & Nephew
- Biomet Healthcare UK
- GE Healthcare
- Stanmore Orthopaedics
- Smiths Medical
- IMI Precision Manufacturing
- Siemens AG
Year 1: Design, Build and Test (core) Mathematical Methods and Applications (core) Electronics and Mechanics (core) Engineering Materials (core) Thermofluids (core) Computer Aided Engineering (core) Year 2: Further Mathematics and Statistics (core) Clinical Movement Analysis (core) Electronics for Bio-Sensing (core) Healthcare Technology Project (core) Functional Anatomy & Human Physiological Measurements (core) Cell and Tissue Biology (core) Year 3: Individual Research Project (core) Biomaterials with Implant Design and Technology (core) Rehabilitation and Prosthetics (core) Medical Ethics and Quality Management (core) Project Management and Six Sigma (core) Final Year: Team Project (core) Regenerative Medicine (core) Genomic Coding and Genetic Engineering (core) Clinical Biomechanics (core) Clinical Diagnostics (core)
Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, practical lab sessions, tutorials and seminars. Some modules involve supervised group work, usually with an assigned academic staff member for each group. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners. Assessments for modules mostly take the form of practical coursework, lab tests and written exams, with all forms being well represented throughout all years of the course across all modules.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|