B.Eng. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

Atlantic Technological University

36 months
6950 EUR/year
250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Graduates of this Biomedical Engineering degree from the Atlantic Technological University will possess the biological and engineering skills to understand the biomechanics, design, and treatment of healthcare related issues. If you would like a career in Engineering that will save or improve people’s life, this degree is for you.


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

  • 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 from the programme 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

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR per year during 36 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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