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Biomedical Engineering (with a placement year) BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Apply professional engineering knowledge to understand, modify and control biological systems on this 4-year BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree, including a sandwich placement year in industry.You’ll study disciplines such as:- Rehabilitation engineering – prosthetic / orthotic devices- Biomaterials and implant design- Tissue engineering and wound repair for artificial organs- Genomic coding and genetic engineering- Medical technology – design and manufacturingAll teaching is informed by the latest research, and is delivered by experienced medical engineers and clinical scientists. You’ll also gain professional insight from leading industry partners, and hands-on practical experience in our state-of-the-art engineering laboratories.A placement year in industry enables you to build contacts whilst developing your skills and professional confidence.Depending on your level of progress, transfer to our integrated Master's degree is possible at the end of either your first or second year. The MEng programme comprises an extra fourth academic year of more in-depth study, and can be taken with or without a placement year in industry.**Professional accreditation**These courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and can lead to Chartered Engineer (CEng) accreditation. This course is recognised by ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).**Rankings** Our BEng / MEng in Biomedical Engineering received 92% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.**Placement**This Biomedical Engineering programme offers you the opportunity to take up a placement year working in industry in your third year.The placement year is an excellent way to develop your professional experience, build industry contacts, and gain insight into the day-to-day work of a professional biomedical engineer.Our students have undertaken placements with organisations such as:- DePuySynthes (Johnson & Johnson)- Smith & Nephew- Biomet Healthcare UK- GE Healthcare- Stanmore Orthopaedics- Smiths Medical- IMI Precision Manufacturing- Siemens AG- Zimmer- BlatchfordAfter completing your placement you’ll return to complete the final year of the programme, and apply all you’ve learnt to your final project. Many students continue their relationship with their placement employers, working for them part-time or returning to work in graduate positions after finishing their studies.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,124per year

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University information

University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    85th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 31 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    3rd

    2

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