Ulster University

Ulster University

Biomedical Engineering

The course is a suitable preparation for employment in the medical device sector and as preparation for PhD studies or research positions. The course draws upon the internationally recognised research with the school in areas such as Tissue Engineering, Bioceramics, Medical Electrodes and Drug Delivery. The course team also has a wealth of industrial experience and several medical device spin out companies have been established by the school.

Entry requirements

PgDip: Normally, an Honours or non-Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant working/industrial experience, a portfolio of written evidence may be considered as an alternative entrance route. It is possible to transfer onto the MSc version of the course after successfully completing the PGDip. MSc: Specific details on the admission criteria can be found at the course webpage provided below. Normally, a 2nd Class Honours degree or better in a relevant engineering, science, physics or technology discipline. Or a Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in a relevant engineering or technology discipline. In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant working/industrial experience, a portfolio of written evidence may be considered as an alternative entrance route.

Course modules

Core modules: Bioinstrumentation; biomaterials 1; tissue engineering; research methods and facilities core modules: Composite engineering; polymer technology; process product optimisation; research methods and facilities. Students can then tailor the course to their needs and interests by selecting from a wide range of optional modules.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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Key information

Contact: 
Computing and Engineering
Telephone number: 
028 9036 6305