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.
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))
OSHC: 624GBP/ per year