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MEC8054 : Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (MSc)

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

•       Introduce electronic and mechanical engineering techniques relevant to applications in biological systems.
•       Provide knowledge and understanding of key healthcare technologies and their impact.
•       Raise critical awareness of the ethical and regulatory aspects of biomedical engineering.
• Introduce basic biology and physiology

Outline Of Syllabus

•       Broad overview of Biomedical Engineering
•       Biology and physiology for Engineers
•       Case study of a medical implant including clinical need, relevant local anatomy, assessment of previous and current design solutions, medical implant regulation and assessment of current clinical issues
•       Introduction to bioelectric phenomenon followed by a case study
•       Biomedical Engineering research governance (embedded in the case studies) including research ethics, safety, regulatory framework, and PPI (Public and Patient Involvement)
•       Individual project work on a contemporary issue in Biomedical Engineering

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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