BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering

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Fees and Funding

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Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Analytical Mathematics

    The main aims of this module are to prepare you for L4 study by developing the mathematical abilities required for understanding engineering and be able to apply mathematical techniques to solve engineering problems.

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    Engineering Sciences

    The aim of this module is to provide you with an elementary knowledge and understanding of the physical concepts relating to materials, electricity and simple structures used in engineering.

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    Mathematical Applications

    The main aims of this module are to prepare you for L4 study by developing the mathematical abilities required for understanding engineering and be able to apply mathematical techniques to solve engineering problems.

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    Physical Sciences

    The aim of this module is to provide you with an elementary knowledge and understanding of the physical concepts relating to second moment of area, sound, light, thermodynamics and work and energy systems used in engineering.

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    Human Biology

    You will develop an understanding of the basic anatomical structures in the human body and physiological principles and processes underpinning their function. You will explore key areas such as the cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, and musculoskeletal system and the coordination of these systems in the maintenance of bodily homeostasis and human health.

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    Mental Wealth: Professional Life

    This module aims to develop students' core competencies to form the basis of future competencies development throughout the programme of study. In this module, the students would consolidate their Construction / Engineering knowledge and skills for practical applications, and develop their awareness of impacts on the environment, commerce, society and individual brought about by various construction and engineering activities.

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    Fundamentals in Human Anatomy and Physiology

    This module will enable you to consolidate your competence in specified areas of human anatomy and physiology including the structure, function, neurological and hormonal control of the human body, its component parts and major systems (musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, renal, urogenital, nervous, endocrine) and their relationship to each other. You will also be introduced to basic laboratory techniques and methods of functional assessment for physiological processes in humans.

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    Engineering Principles

    • To provide you with the fundamental principles and concepts involved with dynamics, machine elements and electrical and electronic engineering.
    • To enable you to select appropriate electromechanical systems to solve real-life engineering problems.
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    Applied Mathematics & Computing

    The main aims of this module are to prepare you for level 5 study by developing the mathematical abilities required for understanding engineering and be able to apply mathematical techniques to solve engineering problems; to develop both the knowledge and understanding of mathematical principles and methodology necessary to underpin their education in their engineering discipline.

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    Thermofluids

    The main aim of this module is to introduce the basic theories of thermo fluid mechanics. You will learn about the fundamentals of fluid behaviour, the interaction of fluids with solid bodies and fluid flow in pipes.

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    Engineering Materials

    The main aim of this module is to provide you with a basic understanding of the properties and behaviour of wide range of engineering materials and to enable you to appreciate essential facts and principles required to make good choices in selection of materials.

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    Mental Wealth: Professional Life

    This module builds on the L4 Mental Wealth: Professional Life module to further develop students' competencies to form the basis of their future careers. In this module, the students will undertake feasibility studies with reference to human, financial, logistical resources to realise a product/service. The module will further develop the students' self-awareness, interpersonal and negotiation skills through team work and mentoring.

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    Functional Anatomy

    Within this module you will build and further enhance your knowledge of human anatomy covering normal anatomical structure and related function of the musculo-skeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, gastro-intestinal, reproductive, integumentary and endocrine systems. You will also learn basic practical techniques used for the analysis of human movement.

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    Engineering Design and Analysis

    This module provides the students with the knowledge of the main modes of failure that occur under various loading conditions, to enable the students to develop their understanding of the fundamental principles of the mechanics of materials and their application. The students’ skill in solving analytical and practical design problems relating to complex stress system will be extended through project work using various commercial and/or non-proprietary engineering analysis software tools.

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    Advanced Mathematics and Modelling

    The main aims of this module are to prepare students for level 6 study by developing the mathematical abilities required for understanding engineering and be able to apply mathematical techniques to solve engineering problems; to develop both the knowledge and understanding of mathematical principles and methodology necessary to underpin their education in their engineering discipline.

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    Applied Electronics

    The module aims to provide an understanding of fundamental principles of electrical circuits in terms of theory, analysis, design and application.

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    Biomechanics of Human Movement

    This module will provide you with the skills and knowledge to analyse human performance from a biomechanical standpoint. Additionally, you will you will be able to apply biomechanical principles to improve technique. This will allow you to make appropriate assessments and recommend interventions to technique and performance during sporting actions. The module will use technology such as video analysis and force plates to understand the fundamental biomechanics of an action and to develop performance based on the analysis.

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    Optional placement

    This course offers the opportunity of year-long placement between years two and three. If you choose to take this option, you’ll spend your third year on a placement with a relevant company or organisation, adding valuable practical experience to your growing academic knowledge. 

    The extra placement year means it will take four years to complete your studies, instead of three.

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    Capstone Project

    The main aim of this module is to equip you with the necessary skills to carry out and report research in order to consolidate the knowledge gained in other modules in a chosen field of study, combine it with the published knowledge of others, investigate it practically and report your findings.

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    Mental Wealth: Professional Life

    The aim of this module is to develop students' awareness of the importance of linking Project management with professional life practice. It will prepare students to be ready for the challenges and opportunities of the 4th industrial revolution by further developing the skills and knowledge. The key areas are as digital environment, ethics, and sustainability; preparing them to become world-class professional managers who are able to support their practice with theoretical understanding, so that they can be innovative and push the barriers of technical excellence safely and sustainably.

    The module is designed around the construction and surveying knowledge and skills and professional practice modules at L4 and L5 by integrating theory with practice through industry-relevant live projects. 

    This will be accomplished by placing students in a multi-disciplinary project group (to reflect the range of disciplines.

    It will explore the feasibility and design development of practical scheme(s) in terms of technical, ethical, legal, financial and quality matters. The module will build upon the core mental wealth/professional practice-based modules offered at L4 and L5 that introduce students to among others, digital proficiency, industry connections and intelligent development (emotional, social & physical) and in doing so helps equip them with the fundamental techniques necessary to work in inter-disciplinary teams. 

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    Biofluid Mechanics & CFD

    The aim of this module is to apply the basic principles of fluid mechanics to the scientific understanding and modelling of fluid flow in physiological systems.

    This module will cover:

    • The fundamentals of fluid mechanics and transport phenomena of relevance to the analysis of flow in the cardiovascular system and the design of biomedical devices.
    • The fundamentals of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) so that they can practically apply it to solve biofluid problems in the field of Biomedical Engineering
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    Design of Mechatronics Systems

    The module aims to provide understanding of working and design principles of mechatronics systems. You will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of how mechatronics systems can be designed by integrating mechanical systems with electronics for control and optimising performance.

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    Applied Physiology

    This module will help you develop a critical understanding of a number of key topics in the application of physiological techniques in understanding human health and disease. These include physiological measurement and signal processing, understanding the how medical and research instrumentation works and is used to investigate body systems and first aid/life support/cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills. You will also learn about life threatening disorders affecting multiple systems of the body and further develop their entrepreneurial skills through writing a business proposal on a relevant bioscience topic.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER