30/07/2021

Categories: Biomedical and Medical Engineering, Undergradute

Shaping a Career in Biomedical and Medical Engineering

Your first question might well be ‘What is Biomedical Engineering?’ In summary, it is the advancement of biomedical science and technology, insight, and application to improve healthcare and rehabilitation.

Being able to live a long and healthy life is dependent on more than nutritional diets and exercise. We rely on biomedical engineering to develop new solutions that prevent illness, enhance the accuracy of diagnosis, progress treatments and encourage successful rehabilitation.

What are the skills needed in biomedical engineering?

Students embarking on a Biomedical Engineering Degree have demonstrated an aptitude for science, particularly biology. They are fascinated by how the body works, the connections and the impact of illness or injury.

In addition, our Biomedical Science students come with the engineering mindset. They are logical thinkers and natural problem solvers and mathematicians. They are keen to apply their learning to help overcome a variety of health issues.

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Our high-specification Biomedical Engineering lab includes computer modelling and engineering simulation software, 3D motion capture and printing technologies. These sit alongside the more traditional microscopes, test tubes and Petri dishes. Students use this equipment to create and develop products that could revolutionise healthcare.

Some of the course tutors are graduates, now undertaking PhD study. They involve the students in current research, keeping the courses fresh and relevant to the medical engineering world. Industry placements and opportunities to gain experience in patient interaction are also encouraged.

Where do biomedical engineering graduates work?

The UK is renowned for medical innovation. As such, many biomedical engineer graduates will work in research and development; either in industry or at a University. Others seek opportunities with medical device companies, hospitals and related health services.

In this role, there is the chance that you might be involved in a ground-breaking development that transforms the lives of others across the world. Is that an ambition you are ready to apply yourself to?

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BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Biomedical Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Biomedical Engineering: January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering with foundation year
Part-time
Mode of study
6 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
54 months
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Biomedical Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc Biomedical Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship)
Part-time
Mode of study
30 months
Duration

University of Bolton

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