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Cardiff University BEng Medical Engineering
Cardiff University

BEng Medical Engineering

Cardiff, United Kingdom

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 28,200 / per year *

On-Campus

* for overseas | for home year two and three: £9,250 / year one: £9,000

Introduction

Medical engineers are competent classical engineers who apply engineering principles to the development of medical treatments, applications or diagnostic technologies that can enhance and save lives. They work in fields with medical applications, such as clinical instrumentation and devices, bioengineering, and clinical engineering, as well as engineering fields outside of medicine.

This accredited course provides the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience you need to become a work-ready medical engineer. You will choose from a range of authentic engineering problems and industry-focused scenarios, to work on both individually and with student engineers from other disciplines. Group work mirrors the relationships of an engineering team and will help you to build professional skills, such as teamwork and communication. Our dedicated labs and open-access maker spaces provide a place for you to design, create and collaborate.

You will have the opportunity to engage with professionals from healthcare providers such as the Cardiff and Vale Orthopaedic Centre and will benefit from links with companies like Biomet, Simpleware and Arthritis Research UK.

Why Study this Course

Professional Skills

Group projects with engineering students from other disciplines mirror the dynamic of a professional engineering team and will help you develop vital skills.

Interdisciplinary Content

Our links with the Schools of Biosciences, Psychology, Business, and Dentistry, as well as with clinicians in orthopaedics and radiography, ensure your course covers the latest topics across a range of fields.

Industry-led Content

Our course content is informed by industrial collaboration and delivered by leading academic staff, many of whom are Chartered Engineers or have worked in industry.

Professionally Accredited Course

Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

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