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Healthcare Science (Rehabilitation Engineering) BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc in Rehabilitation Engineering will give you the expert training you need to begin a rewarding and highly skilled career in the healthcare profession as a rehabilitation engineer.You will learn about the application of engineering principles to develop technological solutions and devices to assist individuals with disabilities and long-term conditions.You will combine in-depth academic work with practical clinical and technological skills in a range of specialised healthcare settings.Over the three years you will learn about the design, construction and testing of a range of assistive technologies, including wheelchairs, artificial limbs, robotic aids and specialist seating. Using pressure mapping systems, goniometers, inclinometer, joystick controllers and programmers you will learn to build standard and custom-made devices, as well as learning about their importance towards revolutionising patient care and independence.Rehabilitation engineering is an exciting, challenging and continually evolving field requiring a high level of responsibility and technical skill. As a rehabilitation engineer, you will work as part of a rehabilitation team including prosthetics. As your career progresses, you will have excellent opportunities for advanced practice and further study to Masters and doctoral level.and orthotists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, as well as patients and clinics in acute and community services.

Application deadline

26 January

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Swansea University

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    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

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