This degree is delivered over one year on a full-time basis, and includes both required and optional modules.
- Biomechanics and Biomaterials – you’ll learn about biomedical materials, biocompatibility, implant design and the principles of biomechanics.
- Biomedical Engineering Principles – You’ll look at the composition, mechanical properties and structure of hard and soft tissues, the nervous system and the cardiovascular systems in terms of biomechanical intervention.
- Design and Manufacture – You’ll look at the design, management and manufacturing of implants and similar products, materials optimisation, industrial interaction and regulatory compliance.
- Innovation, Management and Research Methods – you’ll look at how organisations in the UK’s healthcare sector are managed and organised. You’ll also explore the research methods which inform managerial decision making in the industry.
- Dissertation – You’ll choose a dissertation topic with the help of the academic staff and (if relevant) your sponsoring company. This topic must be wide enough to demonstrate your research and investigation abilities. The demonstration of the process your investigation follows will be as important as your actual results.