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Biomedical Engineering (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
6950 EUR/year
1450 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Graduates of this Biomedical Engineering (Hons) degree from the Atlantic Technological University will possess the biological and engineering skills to understand the biomechanics, design, and treatment of healthcare related issues.


According to data released by Enterprise Ireland, Ireland has over 29,000 people employed in the MedTech sector and is the second largest employer of MedTech professionals in Europe. As many as 18 of the world’s top 25 medical technology companies have a base in Ireland, and 50% of the 400 MedTech companies based here are indigenous.

If you would like a career in Engineering that will save or improve people’s life, this Biomedical Engineering (Hons) degree from the Atlantic Technological University is for you.The course is very practical, and features:

  • Weekly lab classes

  • Workshop practice

  • Individual and group projects

  • Work placement experience

Over the three years of the programme, each student will receive on average, 22 hours of tuition per week.

This programme is focused on the following key areas:

  • Integration of engineering with human physiology

  • Biomedical product/systems design and automation

  • Validation, Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Career Opportunities

It is envisaged that graduates will be employed in a wide diversity of Biomedical engineering related disciplines both nationally and internationally, namely;

  • Medical Device Design

  • Surgical Design

  • Research and Development Engineer

  • Manufacturing Engineer

  • Quality Engineer

  • Product design and product validation

  • Automation Engineer

  • New Product development

  • Process Validation

  • Project Management

  • Sales Engineer

Some graduates may also become self-employed.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Electrical Science
  • Engineering in Business
  • Human Physiology
  • Engineering Science
  • Applied Biology of the Cell

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1450 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1450 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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