This is a direct honours programme; graduating students who meet the honours eligibility criteria will be awarded the respective honours classification. To graduate, students are required to complete a total of 170 credit units (cu) of courses, inclusive of 10 cu of university core courses.
The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:
- 100 cu of Compulsory courses;
- 40 cu of Elective courses;
- 10 cu Compulsory Capstone Project;
- 10 cu of General Elective; and
- 10 cu of University Core courses.
The curriculum is structured such that:
- Level 1 courses consist of basic sciences and engineering;
- Level 2 covers core biomedical engineering courses such as biomaterials, biomechanics, ethics, and healthcare related topics;
- Level 3 covers advanced biomedical engineering courses such as biomedical devices, biomedical instrumentation and systems, rehabilitative and assistive engineering
- Elective courses are available in areas of advanced biomechanics, advanced biomaterials, medical imaging, genomics, cardiovascular bioengineering.
- Level 4 – Capstone Biomedical Engineering Project
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The programme is suitable for practising professionals who are currently working in medical and healthcare industries or related areas and wish to upgrade his/her academic qualifications from diploma to degree.
Graduates from this programme are suitable for employment in the medical device/ electronics industry, hospitals, private research organisations, and positions involving direct contact with healthcare, rehabilitation, and human performance.
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