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.
The Biomedical Engineering course from the Atlantic Technological University is very practical, and features:
Weekly lab classes
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.
It is envisaged that graduates from the programme will be employed in a wide diversity of Biomedical engineering related disciplines both nationally and internationally, namely;
Medical Device Design
Research and Development Engineer
Product design and product validation
New Product development
Some graduates may also become self-employed.
Programme StructureModules included:
- Learning and Innovation Skills
- Electrical Science
- Engineering in Business
- Human Physiology
- Engineering Science
- Applied Biology of the Cell
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biology Health Sciences View 83 other Bachelors in Biology in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement for all Higher Certificates (Level 6) and ab initio Bachelor degrees (Level 7) is Grade O6/H7 or better in five Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of 160 points.
International6950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA250 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 250 EUR per year during 36 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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