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Biomedical Engineering, ME

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The ME in Biomedical Engineering at University College Dublin is the application of the principles of engineering to healthcare and medicine. It is an interdisciplinary field, requiring knowledge of both medicine and engineering.

Overview

When studying on this Biomedical Engineering programme at University College Dublin, you will work with staff and researchers at UCD who have extensive experience in ground-breaking biomedical engineering research. 

You will also develop a knowledge of how the medical device industry is regulated and how new products are introduced to the market, drawing from experience within UCD which includes pioneering companies.

  • Students choose from a wide range of engineering, anatomy/physiology and biomedical engineering modules
  • Students will work with staff and researchers at UCD who have extensive experience in ground-breaking biomedical engineering research as this programme is delivered by a research active, internationally recognised faculty.
  • This programme offers a 6-8 month work placement and superlative employment opportunities.

Career

The Irish Medtech Sector is robust and career opportunities upon graduation from this programme are exemplary. Exports of medical devices and diagnostics products now represent 8% of Ireland’s total merchandise exports and growth prospects for the industry globally remain good. Many of the world’s top medical technology companies have invested significantly in Ireland and a number of exciting, research-based, indigenous companies are emerging and competing internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medical Device Design
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioinformatics
  • Signals and Systems
  • Neural Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum upper second class honours  or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme is required.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14135 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14135 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8085 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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