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Undergraduate Handbook

Engineering in Medicine and Biology - BIOM1010

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course introduces the field of biomedical engineering where the principles of engineering are used to solve problems in medicine and biology. Topics covered include a basic introduction to biological systems, the engineering approach to biological systems and the application of basic engineering concepts to solving biomedical problems with examples from cutting edge technologies including the artificial heart, bionic eye, magnetic resonance imaging and tissue engineering.

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