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BEng (Hons)Biomaterials Science and Engineering

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Overview

This course combines study of materials engineering with human anatomy, physiology and cell biology. You’ll learn about the healthcare applications of materials.

Modules look at repairing the body from disease and injury using medical devices, compatible materials and tissue biology approaches. You’ll learn how to choose the best material for uses within the body, in the context of applications in both research and industry.

In the first year, you’ll take the Global Engineering Challenge. Working with students from other engineering courses, you’ll have to find creative solutions to problems. The project looks at challenges faced by communities throughout the world. It’s designed to develop you as a professional engineer and get you thinking about sustainable solutions.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Introduction to Materials Chemistry
Introduction to Microstructure, Kinetics and Mechanical Properties of Materials
Mathematics (Materials)
Biology and Chemistry of Living Systems
Biomaterials I
Introduction to Materials Properties
Introduction to Structural Materials Engineering
Introduction to the Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Materials
Tissue Structure and Function
Global Engineering Challenge Week

Second year

Core modules:

Industrial Materials Processing
Biology and Chemistry of Living Systems II
Biomaterials II
Cell and Molecular Biology
Computational Methods with MATLAB
Deformation and Failure of Materials
Materials Selection and Fracture Mechanics
Mathematics II (Materials)
Physics of Living Systems 2
The Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System
The Physiology of the Neural and Endocrine Systems
Engineering – You’re Hired

Third year

Core modules:

Literature Survey and Project
Tissue Engineering Approaches to Failure in Living Systems
Analysis Techniques for Materials
Composite Micromechanics and Strong Reinforcing Fibres
Design of Medical Devices and Implants I
Finance and Law for Engineers
Materials for Biological Applications
Metals
Research Seminars in Bioengineering

Career opportunities

They work for international companies in a variety of industrial sectors including aerospace, automotive, health care, construction, sports and energy. They work in areas ranging from research and development to process engineering.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

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

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States