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DC197
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).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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390

2013 Points

390

Change from 2012: 

10

Points History:

2013 - 380
2012 - 380
2011 - 320
2010 - 370
2009 - 325
2008 - 345
2007 - 345
2006 - 280
2005 - 355
2004 - 290
2003 - 360
2002 - 325
2001 - 360
2000 - 325

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This course provides training in both engineering and biological sciences for the development of a wide range of medical device products and systems. Students spend a six-month period in an appropriate healthcare company in their third year.


 
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DC197 - Biomedical Engineering
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DC197 - Biomedical Engineering
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World -leading companies in medical -device production which are located in Ireland, and with whom this programmed has been designed, including Boston Scientific and Pfizer Wyeth Medica.



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