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, 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.
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))
- Quality Assurance, Regulation and Medical Ethics
- Quality Improvement and Statistical Process Control
- Biomedical Technology Applications
- Group Biomedical Technology Project
- Socially Responsible Management
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biomedicine Biotechnology View 278 other Masters in Biomedicine in United Kingdom
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- Applicants normally hold a 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.
- Applicants with an HND with relevant industrial experience may be considered for entry. Prospective students with an HND and relevant industrial experience may be called for an interview.
International17700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National5500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Rest of UK and EU students: £5,640
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