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Medical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Medical Engineering applies engineering principles to the human body, in pursuit of an advanced and personalised style of future healthcare.

Combining engineering with the instrumentation used in modern medicine promises to generate important new technologies which touch and extend all our lifetimes. You can be at the heart of it.

Our degrees prepares you for a rewarding career across a range of sectors. You will gain core engineering skills while learning about anatomy, physiology and communication with clinicians.

As you progress, your developing analytical and problem-solving abilities will combine with hands-on experience of industrial medical devices and instruments, establishing skills that are vital to employment in the wider industry.

MEDICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Medical Engineering graduates are set on course for a range of exciting career opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Clinical Engineer/Scientist
  • Medical Research Scientist
  • Rehabilitation Engineer
  • Prosthetic Design Engineer
  • Application Engineer in Medical Devices
  • Bioinstrumentation Engineer
  • Robotic Surgical Instruments

Professional Body Accreditation

The BEng Medical Engineering at Swansea University is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 32 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    170 77%

    8th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    7th

    2

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