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MScMedical Engineering

University of Bradford
United Kingdom, Bradford
Tuition fee £13,500 per year
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This exciting course was developed in response to increasing demand in this emerging discipline and is run by the medical engineering research team, which is an integral part of the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Group at Bradford.

The Medical Engineering Lecturers and Research Team include:

Professor Clive Beggs (microbiology, biophysics and infection control)
Professor Simon Shepherd (biophysics and genomics)
Dr Peter Twigg (biomaterials, mechanical properties of tissue, substrate & bioreactor design and biomechanics)
Dr Mansour Youseffi (orthopaedic biomaterials, rehabilitation and cell/tissue engineering)
Dr John Buckley (normal and abnormal human gait analysis, biomechanics and visual performance).
Some of the core subject areas that students are exposed to are biomaterials, biomechanics, implant design & Technology, human movement analysis and prosthetic design, infection control, biophysics and cell/tissue engineering. The team has close research ties with clinicians at hospitals in Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as well as local orthopaedic companies such as DePuy (Johnson & Johnson) In Leeds, Smith & Nephew in York and Coventry, and Biomet UK Healthcare Ltd in South Wales, and Blatchford Products Ltd ( in Basingstoke (Hants).

Programme structure

Modules: © = Core, (O) = Option

Semester 1 (60 Credits – 3 x © Modules and 3 x (O) Modules):

Genomic Coding (10 Credits) ©
Tissue Engineering and Wound Repair (10 Credits) ©
Biomaterials (10 Credits) ©
Medical Ethics and Regulations (10 Credits) (O)
Design Optimisation (10 Credits) (O)
Materials Failure Analysis (10 Credits) (O)
Interdisciplinary Competitive Design (20 Credits split over both Semesters, 10 Credits per Semester) (O)
Advanced Numerical Methods (10 Credits) (O)
Manufacturing Planning and Control (10 Credits) (O)

Semester 2 (60 Credits – 4 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Modules):

Advanced Project Skills (20 Credits) ©
Clinical Signals (10 Credits) ©
Infection Control (10 Credits) ©
Clinical Biomechanics (10 Credits) ©
Rehabilitation Engineering (10 Credits) (O)
Wireless-Embedded Technology in Healthcare (10 Credits) (O)
Medical Instrumentation and Imaging (10 Credits) (O)
Finite Element Methods (10 Credits) (O)
Advanced Solid Mechanics (10 Credits) (O)
Interdisciplinary Competitive Design (20 Credits split over both Semesters, 10 Credits per Semester) (O)
Risk Management (10 Credits) (O)
Sustainable Energy (10 Credits) (O)
Stage 3 (60 Credits):

MSc Project (60 Credits) ©

Career opportunities

Orthopaedic and prosthetic/orthotic manufacturing industries, medical diagnostic device industries as well as rehabilitation centres working with assistive devices and patient rehabilitation.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States