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LM116
Biomedical Engineering

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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Part I of this course, which comprises the first year of study, provides the student with a foundation in fundamental engineering subjects; Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Computing, Mathematics, Production Technology.

Part II comprises of Years 2, 3 & 4 of the course. During year 2 you will study subjects including Introductory Anatomy and Physiology, Mechanics of Solids, Computer Aided Design, Materials, Thermodynamics and Physiological Fluid Mechanics 1. 

At the end of Year 2 you are placed in a company in the biomedical engineering industry both in Ireland and internationally for an 8 month Co-operative Education Period. 

In Year 4 students take courses including Biomaterials, Medical Device Design, Microfluidics and Orthopaedic Bi


 
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Careers open to you with a degree in Biomedical Engineering include;

  • Design engineer (medical devices)
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Polymer engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Biomaterials Development
  • Sterilisation engineer
  • Quality Engineer



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