You will study 180 credits in total during your Medical Engineering MSc. A standard module is typically worth 15 credits and the professional project is worth 60 credits. These are the modules studied in 2019. If you are starting in September 2020, these will give you a flavour of the modules you are likely to study. All modules are subject to change.
You will undertake a professional project during the summer months.
Recent projects include:
The module will cover: experimental design; hypothesis-led research; repeatability and sample size determination; data, presentation and interpretation; ISO standards, standard operating protocols and validated methods; and data management.
This module enables you to participate in a group activity involving a multi-disciplinary approach to achieve a solution to a programme specific industrially relevant design problem.
Leading-edge short course providing the fundamentals of the rapidly expanding field of tissue engineering.
The module introduces students to the basic computational methods used to solve engineering problems modelled by ordinary differential equations and parabolic or hyperbolic partial differential equations. They will also learn how to implement the learned methods in practice. Engineering simulation software packages rely on computational methods and a good understanding is crucial to knowledgeably use them.
Short course covering a range of topics associated with biomaterials – the emphasis here is on the life science interface.
This module provides the basic theoretical and practical knowledge to allow a student to competently perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis with commercial software packages used in industry.
This module prepares you to lead innovation initiatives in both large and established organisations, as well as in new and growing ventures.
An introduction to gross anatomy and physiology of whole body systems (including the musculoskeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, renal, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems)
Distance learning module delivering the underpinning biomechanics required to understand the new innovations in spinal surgery.
An introductory short course module designed for clinical or biological personnel.
A broad-based introduction to the interdisciplinary scientific discipline of tribology, covering how tribology impacts on the design and operation of mechanisms and the means adopted to lubricate them.
Short course applying the standard engineering principles of mechanics, tribology and biomaterials to the understanding of the technology used in the development of total joint replacements.
Biomechatronics is the application of mechatronic engineering to human biology. In this module a number of areas of interest including: sensors, actuators and Artificial Intelligence for control application will be covered. A number of specific topics will also be included in the module i.e. auditory and optical prostheses, artificial hearts and active and passive prosthetic limbs and the biomechatronic and biorobotic systems (hardware & signal processing) that underpin their operation