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Biomedical Technology (PgCert/PgDip/MSc)


Robert Gordon University    School of Engineering

Full time January MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1 year full-time 31 January 2023

About the course

The rapidly developing and rewarding field of biomedical technology involves engineering, constructing and operating medical devices. Graduates can go on to work as engineers in the medical device industry, producing the next generation of devices such as prosthetics, through to specialists working in healthcare operating and maintaining equipment for diagnosis and treatment.

Our course provides current biomedical technology knowledge and the understanding of its application within industry. We also offer you introductory as well as specialist modules such as regulatory quality management (ISO 13485), biomaterials, biosensors. In the final term, you will complete an industrial placement and have the opportunity to work on industry relevant individual projects.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 Engineering, Science or equivalent degree in relevant subject.
A background in systems science, engineering, or physics is strongly recommended for entry to this MSc course.
Applicants with an HND with relevant industrial experience may be considered for entry. Prospective students with an HND and relevant industrial experience may be called for an interview.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

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Gregor Pittendreigh

If anyone is considering studying this course at RGU, do it! It’s a fast-paced course that is highly interesting and covers a vast number of topics. For me, it has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.