Master of Engineering (Biomedical)

3 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 069275C

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Course Description

Biomedical Engineering has enormous potential to make a positive impact on human health.

Biomedical engineers address healthcare problems from a unique perspective, blending an understanding of biomedical science with specialist knowledge of engineering techniques and problem-solving skills.

You will focus on human systems, the design and operation of devices and processes, and the application of engineering skills to new medical treatments, instruments and machines.

Our reputation for biomedical innovation in areas such as developing the bionic ear and eye, and targeted drug delivery systems, ensures you are learning from leaders in the field, who are working on exciting projects aimed at solving major health dilemmas.

The Master of Engineering (Biomedical) will provide you with a formal qualification in biomedical engineering at the Masters level.

Career outcomes

Biomedical engineers develop new drug therapies, study the electrical and mechanical activity of organs such as the brain, heart and muscle, build artificial organs, limbs, heart valves and bionic implants to replace lost function, and grow living tissues to replace failing organs.

You can expect to work in the biotechnology, biomedical, pharmaceutical, medical device and equipment industries, in research and innovation, in the health services, hospitals, or in government and consulting, and for companies such as Cochlear, Sanofi, Cell Therapies, Compumedics and GlaxoSmithKline.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Engineering is professionally recognised under two major accreditation frameworks — EUR-ACE® and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia). Graduates can work as chartered professional engineers throughout Europe, and as professional engineers in the 17 countries of the Washington Accord.

Accreditation Recognised in

EUR-ACE®

Accrediting Agency: ASIIN

European Union

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Engineers Australia

Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, UK, USA

(Through the Washington Accord)

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