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Biomedical Engineering (Structured)

24 months
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1892 USD/year
1154 USD/year
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About

The MEngSc in Biomedical Engineering (Structured) at Stellenbosch University develops students' specialist knowledge and skills to the level where they will be able to critically evaluate and apply biomedical engineering technology and research.

Overview

Outcomes and scope

The modules (and their associated assignments) and the research project also develop students' abilities to design, select, and apply technically advanced methods, techniques, and technologies to complex practical and theoretical biomedical engineering problems. The "capstone" project, Project (Biomedical Engineering) 886, develops students' intellectual independence and their ability to integrate advanced knowledge and skills from a range of contexts. 

The MEngSc in Biomedical Engineering (Structured) at Stellenbosch University is a taught (module based) master's programme. It normally requires two years of fulltime study, but can in principle be completed in one academic year (from February in the first year to January of the second year) if all the modules that the student selected are offered in that period. The programme comprises 120 credits of module work and a 60-credit research assignment (RA). Further supplementary coursework at NQF level 8 (i.e. at the level of a postgraduate diploma or 4- year bachelor's degree) may be required to provide students with the necessary background for their modules and/or project. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Communication
  • Research Methodology (Biomedical Engineering) 
  • Biomedical Engineering Design 
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate 3-year BSc degree and an appropriate BScHons or PGDip completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, an average of at least 60% in the BScHons or PGDip, and a mark of at least 65% in a major individual project in the BScHons or PGDip. 
  • An appropriate 4-year BSc degree in the area of medical and health sciences, completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, a final year average of at least 60% and a mark of at least 65% in a major individual project in the final year. 
  • A 4-year BEng or BSc(Eng) degree completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, a final year average of at least 60% and a mark of at least 65% in the final year project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1892 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1154 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National Tuition fees - R19 725 
    • SADC - minimum compulsatory initial fee: R30,000; Tuition fee: R0
      • Africa - minimum compulsatory initial fee R30,000; Tuition fee: R0
      • Rest of the World - minimum compulsatory initial fee: R30,000; Tuition fee R32,425

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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