B.Eng. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering (Hons)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

48 months
6950 EUR/year
1450 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Irish Medtech Association suggests that the MedTech sector needs to urgently develop capabilities and expertise in the areas of innovation, research, development and commercialisation. Graduates of this degree in Biomedical Engineering (Hons) at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology will have the appropriate skillsets to serve this requirement.


Ireland has over 29,000 people employed in the MedTech sector according to data released by Enterprise Ireland, and Ireland 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.  

Graduates of this Biomedical Engineering (Hons) degree at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology will possess the biological and engineering skills to understand the biomechanics, design and treatment of healthcare related issues. 

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematics 
  • Computer Aided Design 
  • Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Electrical Sciences
  • Engineering is Business
  • Human Physiology
  • Engineering Science
  • Applied Biology of the Cell
  • Manufacturing Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


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.

Minimum LC grade of O4/H7 in Mathematics, in addition to general entry requirements

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: euro 3,000

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.


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