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Biomedical Technology

Robert Gordon University

Master
12 months
Duration
17700 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Biomedical Technology offered at the Robert Gordon University is rapidly developing and rewarding field of biomedical technology involves designing, constructing and operating medical devices. 

Overview

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Biomedical Technology provides current biomedical technology knowledge and the understanding of its application within industry. We also offer you introductory as well as specialist modules such as regulatory quality management (ISO 13485), biomaterials, biosensors. In the final semester, you will complete an industrial placement and have the opportunity to work on industry relevant individual projects.

This course is open to science and engineering graduates and those working within hospitals or related industry or who want to work in healthcare organisations, in the medical devices industry.

Graduates can go on to work as engineers in the medical device industry, producing the next generation of devices such as prosthetics, through to specialists working in healthcare operating and maintaining equipment for diagnosis and treatment.

Job Prospects

Graduates of the course would typically work as research and development engineers or design engineers in the medical device industry producing the next generation of devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, ECG systems and prosthetics, right through to specialists working in hospitals/the National Health Service (NHS) to operate and maintain sophisticated equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. 

Graduates are required in four important sectors that includes:

  • The medical device and pharmaceutical industry
  • Hospital trusts (e.g. NHS)
  • Government and regulatory agencies (European Medicines Agency (EMA),Food and Drug Administration (FDA))
  • Universities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quality Assurance, Regulation and Medical Ethics
  • Biomaterials
  • Quality Improvement and Statistical Process Control
  • Biosensors
  • Biomedical Technology Applications
  • Group Biomedical Technology Project
  • Socially Responsible Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 Engineering, Science or equivalent degree in relevant subject.
  • A background in systems science, engineering, or physics is strongly recommended for entry to this MSc course.
  • HND with relevent industrial experience may be considered for entry. Prospective students with an HND and relevent industrial experience may be called for an interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Rest of UK students: £5,640

Funding

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