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Biomedical Technology PgCert
Biomedical Technology PgCert

Biomedical Technology PgCert

  • ID:RGU440327
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£17,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£17,700.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
£30,324.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • 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.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The rapidly developing and rewarding field of biomedical technology involves engineering, constructing and operating medical devices. 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.

Our course 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 (ISO 13485), 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.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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))

  • Universities

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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