Biomedical Engineering MEng
University of Bolton, Bolton

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Study mode Full Time UCAS code 8H16
Duration 4 years Qualification MEng
Start date SEP-15

What's this course about?

The Biomedical Engineering programmes at the University of Bolton will provide you with an advanced understanding of the key topics involved in meeting the engineering needs of the healthcare industry. Biomedical engineering is a rapidly growing field, applying the principles of science and engineering to the medical technologies used in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of patients.The course offers you the opportunity to become one of the next generation of engineers needed to meet the demands of this highly technological industry. It will educate you the design and development processes needed for new specialist medical healthcare processes, problems and technological advances involving materials, imaging, monitoring, simulation and microelectromechanical systems.Initially you will develop a fundamental understanding of the key principles of engineering, mathematics and human biology. You will then pursue a specialised biomedical engineering focused curriculum, studying topics such as biomechatronics, biomaterials, biomedical devices and systems biology. The course is run in collaboration with the University’s Sport department, who offer expert teaching in topics such as biomechanics and rehabilitation technology, as well as access to working with elite sportspeople.You will work with the latest technological developments related to engineering and material design solutions, and will have the opportunity to study across disciplines related to health, engineering and sports.

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University of Bolton
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United Kingdom

Nearest station: 0.2 miles away

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University of Bolton

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Granted University status in 2005, the University of Bolton boasts a student body of around 11,000 students and a Campus that is constantly being invested in. The modern, compact, town-centre campus is just a short train journey away

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Rank 119th

Student stats

*Data refers to students in their first year only.
  • 68 : 32Full time: Part time
  • 92 : 8UK: International
  • 78 : 22Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 37 : 63School Leavers : Mature students
  • 2,245Number of students

Graduate prospects

  • 81% % in job or further study

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