This programme comprises one major research project in Biomaterials, which can be based in the University or in industry, plus six taught modules, five compulsory and one optional. It is open to those with an upper second-class Honours degree in Science, Health Science or Engineering, and can be taken on a full- or part-time basis.
The five compulsory modules are:
Introduction to Materials* Materials Characterisation Biomaterials Effective Project Management Presentation and Communication Skills/Team Skills Development You may choose one (or two*) options from:
Degradation of Materials in the Body Nanochemistry Polymer Science and Soft Matter Tissue Engineering *If you have a background in Materials Science, you will take an additional option in place of Introduction to Materials.
We recommend that you start the course at the beginning of the academic year. However, if your background is in Materials Science, then you may start at any time of the year.