Biomedical Engineering

NUI Galway


Course Name Biomedical Engineering
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1MEB1
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters ME
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Duration 9 months, full-time.
Course Fee

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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Entry to the ME programme is open to individuals who have Second Class Honours, Grade 2 (H2.2), in an accredited Level 8 engineering degree in a related discipline, or equivalent, from a recognised university or third-level college.
Number of Places 20

1. The thesis project provides graduates with excellent experience in the formulation, design, analysis, and production of novel medical device solutions to emerging clinical needs.

2. Our graduates h...

Course Content

Expand+Biomedical Engineering (ME).

Your Course
The ME (Master of Engineering) programme in Biomedical Engineering is designed to give advanced technical, analytical, and transferrable knowledge and skills in biomedical engineering to graduates who a...

Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates will be readily employable in the medical technology (e.g., devices and implants) and cognate high-tech industries (e.g., microelectronics, pharmaceuticals). In the medical technology industry in particular, employm...

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