Biomedical Engineering

Ulster University - Belfast


Course Name Biomedical Engineering
Course Provider Ulster University - Belfast
Course Code BH81
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  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 what...

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Duration Duration
The course is four 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 BEng(Hons)
Entry Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate
120 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at Higher Level) to include English at H6 and Mathematics at H5 if studied at Higher Level or English at O4 and Maths at O3 if studied at Ordinary Level.

Course Specific Subject Requirements

Higher Level subjects must include 2 from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics/Chemistry, Technology, Computing, Biology, Engineering or Design & Communication Graphics.
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Expand+Associate awards
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS
Diploma in Professional Practice International DPPI

Professional recognition
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Accredited by th...

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 BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering degree programme is a four year course - three years at University and one year on a compulsory industrial placement.

Students fulfilling the requirements of the course will be ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate employers
Graduates from this course are now working for:
• Almac Pharmaceuticals
• Heartsine Technologies
• Medtronic
• Randox
• Boston Scientific
• Cirdan
• Stryker

Job roles
With this degree you could become:

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

Admissions Contact: Ruth McKeegan
T: +44 (0)28 9036 5782

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