This MRes conversion course is ideal for graduates interested in developing a research career in an academic, industrial or clinical setting. It introduces biomedical engineering and provides extensive training in research methodology and practice.
The MRes is a credit-based modular degree comprising both assessed instructional modules and project work. Students must obtain a minimum of 180 credits, 60 of them by satisfactory completion of instructional classes and 120 by satisfactory completion of research project requirements.
Instructional modules are selected from conversion classes, compulsory classes and advanced study class options as follows (number of credits in brackets):
. Engineering Science (20) . Medical Science (20)
Compulsory Taught Classes
. Professional Studies in Biomedical Engineering (10) . Research Methodology (10)
Advanced Class Options (minimum of one)
. Biomedical Electronics (10) . Biomedical Instrumentation (10) . Introduction to Biomechanics (10) . Clinical and Sports Biomechanics (10) . Tissue Mechanics (10) . Biomaterials and biocompatibility (10) . Regenerative Medicine & Tissue Engineering (10) . Cardiovascular Devices (10) . Prosthetics and Orthotics (10) . Bio-signal Processing and Analysis (10)
Students also undertake a research/development project (120 credits), chosen from a pool of relevant industrial or clinical projects, and submit a thesis.