University of Bolton
Medical and Healthcare Devices
Students develop an understanding of the properties of advanced materials and how they affect the design of medical and healthcare devices; they study intelligent bioengineering systems and consider how smart materials, micro-electronics and mechanical and information technology knowledge are used in the development of these devices; these studies are supported by considering the principles that underpin the development and application of advanced materials and also regulations, procedures and principles that are applied to this sector; in addition, students study the use of healthcare and medical devices in the specific context of human anatomy, physiology, illness, disease and rehabilitation.
Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent, in a science or technology-related subject; if not previously studied in English a TOEFL score of at least 575 (written)/230 (computer-based) or an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 is required.
Modules include: Introduction to medical devices and product regulations; human physiology and biotechnology; biomedical devices and product development; intelligent bioengineering systems; research methods (including an introduction to innovation and intellectual property management); research project.
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|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bolton||Bolton||BL3 5AB||North West|