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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Master of Engineering in Biomedical from Flinders University capitalises on the growing opportunities for biomedical engineers caused by various factors including the demand for increasingly sophisticated medical technology to support the quality of life of an ageing population, and the demand for devices to improve health and fitness particularly within elite sports.

About

If you already have an undergraduate engineering degree and would like to broaden your expertise or specialise in the field of biomedical engineering as a practising engineer, Flinders University’s biomedical engineering course is designed to meet your needs.

The courses integrate with the strong and active research and development program in biomedical engineering within the College of Science and Engineering, often carried out in conjunction with the College of Medicine and Public Health.

The College of Science and Engineering also hosts the University’s Medical Device Research Institute.

Career

Graduates of this Master of Engineering in Biomedical from Flinders University work in a variety of areas including the design and production of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment in hospitals, devices to assist in home-based health care and rehabilitation, and sensory and control systems.

Potential occupations include:

  • biomedical engineer
  • medical device assessor
  • clinical support specialist
  • field service engineer
  • pathology and specialist product educator.

Accreditation

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord. Graduates will meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Workplace Preparation
  • Biomechanics 
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Project Management and Innovation
  • Control Systems
  • Physiological Measurement
  • Standards, Ethics and Compliance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Part-time option just for domestic students.
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

Applicants normally must hold with an average grade of credit or higher:

  • the Flinders University Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science (specialisation B1-B3) or
  • equivalent progress in the Master of Engineering Science or
  • a relevant Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Engineering Science or
  • an equivalent overseas qualification.
  • CRICOS: 055942K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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