University of Kent has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This cross-disciplinary course is designed for students with a strong interest in engineering and bio-medicine. Drawing from our established expertise in developing medical-electronic systems and from the research synergies with the School of Biosciences, the course will form engineers with a solid knowledge in biology and medical science. Nowadays business and research environments, such as Biotechnology, increasingly require engineers who can design complete solutions involving complex integrated systems. Our course goes beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and will educate engineers that can develop systems used in medical practice and research in biology. Students will undertake laboratory practicals in both electronics and biology. Throughout the programme, the students will carry out projects where they will build bio-medical related electronic devices under the supervision of academics from engineering and biosciences. The additional aims of our Year-in-Industry programme are to give students an opportunity to gain experience as engineers working in a professional environment and to develop employment-related skills. The placement year develops students’ technical skills, employability and soft skills as well as increasing their awareness of the future context for employment.
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
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
Additional entry requirements
All applicants will be given the opportunity to take part in an interview
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|