In the first year of this course, you will cover the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer science. A major group project involves the design and construction of a radio-controlled device.
Design-related modules continue from the first year and are further developed in the second year, as they are of fundamental importance in linking the disciplines of engineering and healthcare . In your second year, you will cover a combination of mechanical engineering, biology, and bioengineering topics.
In year three you will learn to develop products in accordance with the relevant regulatory requirements of the medical device industry and join other DCU mechanical engineering students in a design competition. This is followed by the six-month INTRA placement, usually with a medical device company. This period of industrial training will provide you with an idea of the structure and operation of sanitation companies and will be invaluable in your future career.
In your fourth year, you will learn about advanced technologies in the fields of rehabilitation engineering, biomaterials, computer vision, and surgical device technology, and how to apply sophisticated modeling software. computer in the design process. The fourth year project will allow you to work on a substantial design or research project in an area related to biomedical engineering.
If you choose to continue to the fifth year, you will expand your design skills and learn to conduct advanced research and apply it to a major research project in a field of biomedical technology.
Graduates can find employment in the following career areas:
- Health industry
- Medical device companies
Given the strong condition of the Irish industrial sector and considering DCU’s active synchronization with the medical sector, Biomedical Engineering students can feel confident about their career prospects. The increasing harmonization of European standards and US regulations also ensures that graduates are employable around the world.
Alumni occupy positions such as:
- Clinical Engineer
- Product Development Engineer
- Project Engineer
- Quality Engineer
- Research and development