Help healthcare providers to supply better care and treatment to patients through the use of technology. If you're interested in both engineering and medicine, this course is perfect for you. Gain the skills to provide innovative, tried-and-tested medical engineering solutions that satisfy clinical needs.
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Develop your engineering knowledge and skills, and progress into a career in the fast-growing medical sector. You’ll apply engineering principles to the design and development or improvement of medical devices, such as implants, or treatment methods in order to – ultimately – improve clinical outcomes.
You’ll be taught by a dedicated team of research-active professionals who work with medical companies through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. You’ll benefit first hand from their innovative research and have the opportunity to use our Medical Engineering Research Group's facilities. These include:
Our university is the first in the UK, and one of the few in Europe, to offer sophisticated and robust computer simulation and laboratory testing facilities, the kinds that are used by large engineering and medical companies.
Throughout your course, you’ll develop theoretical and practical knowledge from a range of engineering, computational simulations, in vitro experiments, medical devices/medical science disciplines. As well as key engineering theories, you’ll gain an understanding of human health, and discover treatment simulation techniques that predict relative performances of implants, surgical techniques and medical devices such as joint contact mechanics.
Our strong links with hospitals will give you the opportunity to witness surgical operations and work with surgeons to address clinical problems for your final-year projects.
As well as developing crucial problem-solving and critical thinking skills, you’ll gain unique practical laboratory and computer simulation skills, in addition to research experience. Most importantly, you’ll develop an awareness of the professional attitudes and attributes required for embarking on a multidisciplinary, varied and exciting career in healthcare and medical engineering.
The medical device industry is worth billions to economies across the world, and it's growing year on year. You will be in a unique position to work in a variety of professional careers, in engineering companies or hospitals, due to your highly transferable technical, interpersonal and numeracy skills.
With your professional expertise in competitive commercial and industrial environments, possibilities include:
We recognise that employers place significant emphasis on having a capable workforce, which is why we provide opportunities for you to work closely with our Medical Engineering Research Group. The group collaborates closely with hospitals and medical companies.
Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. If you’d like to continue your studies we offer a wide range of full-time and part-time postgraduate courses including MSc Engineering Management, MSc Medical Technology, MSc Mechanical Engineering and MSc Additive Manufacturing.
We will use a range of assessment methods to check your academic and practical progress throughout the course. These include exams, essays and reports, work relating to practical classes and demonstrations, log books, presentations and posters.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
Most English undergraduates take out a tuition fee loan with Student Finance England. The fees are then paid directly to us. The amount you repay each month is linked to your salary and repayments start in April after you graduate.
If you choose not to take out a loan you can pay your fees directly to us. There are two ways to do this: either pay in full, or through a three- or six-month instalment plan starting at registration.
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter for undergraduate courses. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
Most new undergraduate students can apply for government funding to support their studies and university life. This includes Tuition Fee Loans and Maintenance Loans. There are additional grants available for specific groups of students, such as those with disabilities or dependants.
We also offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you’re at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
From September 2018, EU students starting an undergraduate degree with us can access an £800 bursary.
Meanwhile, our £400 Books Plus scheme helps with the costs of study. There's no need to apply for this: if you're eligible you can simply collect a Books Plus card when you start your course.
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