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BEngBiomedical Engineering

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code H160
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herts.ac.uk/..rses/biomedical-engineering2 

Overview

Why choose this course?
Biomedical engineering is a rapidly growing field, concerned with applying engineering principles and materials technology to healthcare.
There are good prospects for promotion – particularly within the public sector where there are generally structured career paths and formal salary scales.
This is an exciting new course which has particular emphasis on the product design to support the medical profession outside of hospital care.

Programme structure

First Year: This year you will study digital electronics and computer organisation, electronic circuits and sensors, materials and manufacture, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, mechanical science, engineering applications of mathematics, and foundations of anatomy and biomechanics.
Second Year: This year you will study further engineering mathematics, physical sensors and actuators, biomedical design, data acquisition and control systems, CAE for biomedical systems, user centred design, and foundations of human physiology.
Work placement year: An integrated one-year professional placement (optional).
Fourth Year: This year you will study materials and biocompatibility, data communication systems for biomedical applications, advanced biomechanics, biomedical engineering design, systems integration for biomedical applications, MEMS for biomedical applications, and an individual major project.
Final Year: This year you will study successful project delivery, team project, biomedical embedded systems, advanced imaging science, team project, tele-health systems, and assistive technologies.

Career opportunities

Careers
Biomedical engineers are typically employed by medical equipment manufacturers, research organisations, universities and hospitals. They work with a wide range of medical, technical and administrative staff and at times patients. Responsibilities of the job include producing and implementing designs; creating test procedures; analysing and interpreting data; designing, developing, testing and modifying products, equipment and devices. There are good prospects for promotion – particularly within the public sector where there are generally structured career paths and formal salary scales.

Work Placement
You have the opportunity to spend a year working either in a professional research environment or within industry. The practical experience you gain will be of tremendous benefit both when you resume your studies and when you embark on a career.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.