University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Design for Healthcare and Assistive Technologies

The programme is aimed at providing the key knowledge and experience to allow students to pursue a career in bioengineering, healthcare or biotechnology. The course will expose students to modern medical and surgical technologies, as well as exploring the role of entrepreneurship, business development and intellectual property exploitation.

Entry requirements

MSc: The normal entry requirement is an honours degree or equivalent qualification in a discipline that provides a suitable basis for the course (e.g. mechanical, biomedical, electrical or electronic engineering, physics or mathematics) or design graduates whose first degree contained an acceptable science or engineering element. Students with other academic backgrounds should contact the programme director to make further enquiries and to discuss their individual cases. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: imaging and instrumentation for medicine and surgery; biomechanics and biomedical; advanced medical and surgical instrumentation; biomedical research project.

Assessment methods

Coursework, examination and a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site DD1 4HN Scotland

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