Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in BioMedical Engineering
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 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 will have the appropriate skillsets to serve this requirement.
Graduates of this degree 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.
The course 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
Galway City, Dublin Road
Method of Delivery
Mode of Study
Why Study this course?
In addition to lectures, students learn through a combination of weekly lab classes, workshop practice, individual and group projects, and work placement experience
The Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering and the biomedical research centre, GMedTech has strong research connections with local industries especially the MedTech sector
As many as 18 of the world’s top 25 medical technology companies have a base in Ireland, so the employment prospects for graduates of this degree are especially bright right now