Biomedical Engineering

Ulster University - Belfast


Course Name Biomedical Engineering
Course Provider Ulster University - Belfast
Course Code BH82
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

Expand+Start date: September 2023

Deadlines for on-time applications

2023 entry application deadlines

For courses starting in 2023 (and for deferred applications), your application should be with us at UCAS by one of these dates – depending on wh...

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Duration Attendance
The course is five years in during (which includes a compulsory placement in year 3). The course is only offered as a full-time option.


Classes are normally scheduled from Monday – Friday (contact the course director for further details). There are no timetabled activities on Wednesday afternoons.
Qualification Letters MEng (Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate
128 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at Higher Level to include English at H6 or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level and Mathematics at H5.

Course Specific Subject Requirements

Higher Level subjects must include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Physics/Chemistry, Biology, Technology, Engineering, Computing or Design & Communication Graphics.
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Comment Associate awards
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS
Diploma in Professional Practice International DPPI

Course Content

Combining engineering with medical sciences to design and create equipment, devices, computer systems and software.

Biomedical Engineering combines biology and engineering, applying engineering principles and materials to medici...

Subjects Taught For full module description, please see "Course Web Page" below.
Assessment Method

Expand+Assessment methods vary and are defined explicitly in each module. Assessment can be via one method or a combination e.g. examination and coursework . Assessment is designed to assess your achievement of the module’s stated learning outcomes. You c...

Work Placement

Expand+Work placement / study abroad
The MEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree programme is a five year course - four years at University and one year on a COMPULSORY industrial placement.

The industrial placement year is a significant, formative pe...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate employers
Graduates from this course are now working for:
• Abbott Ireland
• Almac Group
• Boston Scientific
• Cirdan Imaging Ltd.
• Johnston & Johnston Services Ltd.
• Medtronic

Job roles
With this degree y...

Further Enquiries Course Director:
Dr George Burke
T: +44 (0)28 9536 5196

Admissions Contact: Ruth McKeegan
T: +44 (0)28 9536 5782

International Admissions Office
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3333
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