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Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
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15 August 2020
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Want to make a real difference in science and research by studying an innovative subject like biomedical and medical engineering at one of the UK’s top five universities for student satisfaction, as per the Complete University Guide 2020?
Then the University of Bolton is the right university for you! Being a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), we have access to and knowledge about the latest and best practices in this area of study. Our course is designed by industry experts and is structured to include topics that explore the principles and influencing factors of biomedical engineering.
As part of the course, you will get to work on live projects with potential employers and have access to our lecturers’ extensive contacts. Our small class sizes will ensure you get individual guidance and our dedicated employability team will provide all the support you need to pursue your career ambitions.
The University of Bolton has been ranked number five in the UK for teaching quality by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. As a biomedical and medical engineering student, you will have access to all the advanced technology available in our new engineering building that includes industry-specified facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories.
Some of the facilities you will have access to include:
• 3D motion capture system
• Isokinetic dynamometer
• State-of-the-art biomedical sensors laboratory
• Robotic laboratory
• Manufacturing facilities such as CNC and laser cutters
• Rapid prototyping technology such as 3D printer
• Cell culturing and tissue engineering laboratory
We offer a varied course programme that includes theory and practical lessons, lectures and workshops to give you an extensive overview of the biomedical engineering profession. Here’s what you can expect from the course:
• Tutor-led and interactive lessons that encourage discussion and engagement
• Opportunities to work on case studies, focusing on real events and problems
• Assessments based on course work, mini-projects, individual and group assignments, design reports, presentations and examinations, making you competent
• Opportunities for work placements through our strong industry links
Our biomedical and medical engineering courses will allow you to gain all the right skills, knowledge and experience to meet the evolving needs of the medical and healthcare professions. Our experienced staff will always be there to provide you with the information and support you will need to ace the course. This personal approach to education and our supportive and inclusive learning environment are the reasons why our students enjoy studying at the University of Bolton.
Potential career paths after studying this course include (please note that some roles may require additional qualifications and/or work experience for entry):
• Teaching and education
• Mechanical and electrical engineering
• Materials engineering and manufacturing
• Medical physics and clinical science
• Design, research and development
• Scientific and laboratory
• Regulatory and quality
If you have any more questions about studying at the University of Bolton, our award-winning student services team are here to put your mind at ease about any queries related to accommodation, finance, funding, health and well-being, disability support or anything else you may need.