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Masters degrees in Medical Devices & Instrumentation offer advanced training in the design and development of devices used to diagnose, monitor, treat and prevent diseases.
Courses range from taught MSc degrees, to research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant medical or technology-based subject.
Courses in this field allow you to explore a range of advanced materials, their properties and function in the design and development of medical and healthcare devices.
This will include analysing how smart materials, micro-electronics and information technology are administered in the development creation of these devices, and the bioengineering systems which they operate within.
From biosensors to wearable technology, you will explore the use of these devices in the contexts of anatomy, physiology, illness, disease, and rehabilitation. Consideration is also given to the regulations, procedures and principles which govern the sector, including consumer standards and public policy.
Expertise can be applied to a range of medical fieldscareers, from sports coaching to prosthetics, to plastic and cosmetic surgery.
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Medical engineering combines the design and problem-solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to contribute to medical device solutions and interventions for a range of diseases and trauma.
If you want to study Medical Physics with applications in nuclear medicine, radiotherapy, electronics and MRI University of Aberdeen has a world renowned historic reputation within major global innovation in this health area.
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The one-year MRes Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship is a unique programme which combines development of medical devices and biomedical engineering knowledge, alongside entrepreneurship skills.
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Graduates will extend their engineering skills and technical knowledge to work in partnership with healthcare clinicians and other medical experts, acquiring grounding in the culture and ethics of the healthcare profession.
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In the face of escalating global healthcare issues, the University of Glasgow offer a range of postgraduate programmes, delivered 100% online: