Be inspired to help shape the future of healthcare technology on this flexible and well-established course which has been running over a decade. In your first year you'll get a broad-based introduction to bioengineering. You'll learn about biology, physiology and anatomy, and begin to understand how traditional engineering principles can be applied to the human body. We also encourage you to start thinking like a professional: in the Global Engineering Challenge, you will work alongside other students on a week-long project to solve a problem set by one of our industrial partners. At the end of year one, you'll choose between two broad themes before refining your choice even further in year two to study one of these four specialisms: Biomedical Engineering - How engineering principles can provide innovative solutions to safeguard and enhance human health. Medical Devices and Systems - The development of novel medical devices and the improvement of clinical engineering systems. Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering - The application of materials engineering and cell biology principles to achieve improved repair of injured and damaged body tissues and organs. Biomanufacturing - The application of chemical engineering and cell biology principles to improve the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and other biologically active substances. You'll spend a year working in an engineering, medical or healthcare company. This real-world experience gives you a competitive advantage in the jobs market once you graduate. In the final year, you will work on an individual project related to your specialism. Our Scientific Writing module will teach you how to communicate your work to different audiences - both technically within the academic field, and to the wider public. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: ww.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield
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English language requirements
You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification
English language requirements for undergraduates
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|