Department of Engineering Science


Biomedical Engineering course electives

The list of courses below are only suggested electives for those students interested in pursuing their studies in Biomedical Engineering.

If you would like more advice on choosing your electives please make an appointment to see the Biomedical Engineering Course Adviser.

All courses offered by other faculties (ie anything with a code outside the Faculty of Engineering) will require an enrolment concession approval.

Note: Some prerequisites and timetable clashes may be waived by the Course Adviser on a case by case basis.

Part IV suggested elective options


AUDIOL 714 Hearing Aids and Other Devices for the Hearing Impaired No prerequisites
BIOSCI 737 High Resolution Imaging of Biological Molecules This course complements CHEM 738 and BIOSCI 757
CHEM 738 Biomolecular Chemistry Accessible to students with a background in chemistry, biology, bioengineering, or physics.
CHEMMAT 724 Advanced Materials Characterisation No prerequisites
CHEMMAT 732 Advanced Design Project (30 points) No prerequisites
CHEMMAT 740 Advanced Polymer Materials No prerequisites
CHEMMAT 741 Processing of Plastics No prerequisites
CHEMMAT 752 Process Dynamics and Control No prerequisites; Restriction: CHEMMAT 311, 411, 412
CHEMMAT 753 Non-metallic Materials No prerequisites; Restriction: CHEMMAT 422
CHEMMAT 754 Materials Engineering No prerequisites; Restriction: CHEMMAT 423
CHEMMAT 755 Electronic Materials and their Applications No prerequisites; Restriction: CHEMMAT 424
CHEMMAT 756 Food Process Engineering No prerequisites; Restriction: CHEMMAT 463
CHEMMAT 757 Engineering Biotechnology Restriction: CHEMMAT 361, 464, FOODSCI 704
ELECTENG 722 Control Systems Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303; Restriction: ELECTENG 422
ELECTENG 726 Digital Communications Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303, 732; Restriction: ELECTENG 426, 741
ELECTENG 728 Sensor Networks Prerequisite: ELECTENG 305 or COMPSYS 305 or MECHENG 370; Restriction: ELECTENG 428
ELECTENG 732 Communication Systems Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303; Restriction: ELECTENG 412
ELECTENG 733 Signal Processing Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303; Restriction: ELECTENG 413
ELECTENG 734 Power Electronics Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303; Restriction: ELECTENG 414
ELECTENG 736 Analog and Digital Filter Synthesis Prerequisite: ELECTENG 303; Restriction: ELECTENG 416
ENGGEN 771 Medical Devices Practice No prerequisites
ENGSCI 711 Advanced Mathematical Modelling Prerequisite: ENGSCI 311 or 312 or 313 or 314; Restriction: ENGSCI 414, 415
ENGSCI 712 Computational Algorithms for Signal Processing Prerequisite: ENGSCI 314 and 331; Restriction: ENGSCI 416, 452
ENGSCI 721 Advanced Numerical Methods Prerequisite: Departmental approval required
ENGSCI 740 Advanced Mechanics in Modern Research and Technology
Prerequisite: ENGSCI 363 or Departmental approval; Restriction: ENGSCI 440
ENGSCI 741 Advanced Mathematical and Computational Modelling in Mechanics
Prerequisite: ENGSCI 363 or Departmental approval; Restriction: ENGSCI 442, 443
ENGSCI 753 Computational Techniques in Continuum Mechanics and Bioengineering Prerequisite: ENGSCI 311 or 312 or 313 or 314. Restriction: ENGSCI 450 or 451 or 471
ENGSCI 772 Whole Organ Modelling Prerequisite: PHYSIOL 210 or MEDSCI 205, ENGSCI 371 or BIOMENG 321; Restriction: ENGSCI 472
MATHS 740 Complex Analysis Strongly recommended: MATHS 333 and 340; Prerequisite: MATHS 332
MATHS 745 Chaos, Fractals and Bifurcation No prerequisites
MATHS 761 Dynamical Systems Prerequisite: B in MATHS 340, 361
MATHS 764 Mathematical Biology No prerequisites
MATHS 769 Stochastic Differential and Difference Equations Prerequisite: MATHS 340 and 361
MATHS 770 Advanced Numerical Analysis Prerequisite: MATHS 270 and B in MATHS 340, 361
MECHENG 705 Mechatronics Systems Prerequisite: MECHENG 312, 322; Restriction: MECHENG 405
MECHENG 706 Mechatronics Design Prerequisite: 312, 332; Restriction: MECHENG 406
MECHENG 724 Multivariable Control Systems Prerequisite: MECHENG 322; Restriction: MECHENG 423
MECHENG 729 Machine Learning and Fuzzy Systems No prerequisites
MECHENG 731 Engineering Design 4M Restriction: MECHENG 431
MECHENG 741 Advanced Mechanics of Materials No prerequisites
MECHENG 743 Composite Materials Prerequisite: MECHENG 340; Restriction: MECHENG 441, 772
MECHENG 747 Manufacturing and Industrial Processes Prerequisite: MECHENG 340, Restriction: MECHENG 342, 447
MECHENG 751 Advanced CAD/CAM/CNC No prerequisites
MECHENG 753 Manufacturing Information Systems Students should also have basic programming skills, eg, C++
MEDSCI 703 Advanced Biomedical Imaging No prerequisites
MEDSCI 715 Molecular Toxicology No prerequisites
MEDSCI 716 Drug Disposition and Kinetics No prerequisites
MEDSCI 717 Advanced Neuroscience: Neuropharmacology No prerequisites
MEDSCI 719 Pharmacometrics No prerequisites
MEDSCI 720 Biomedical Research Techniques No prerequisites
MEDSCI 722 Clinical Pharmacology No prerequisites
MEDSCI 725 Experimental Design No prerequisites
MEDSCI 733 Advanced Methods in Cell Physiology Restriction: MEDSCI 726
MEDSCI 737 Biomedical MRI No prerequisites
MEDSCI 738 Biological Clocks No prerequisites
PHYSICS 701 Linear Systems Prerequisite: 30 points from PHYSICS 315-380, or MATHS 361
PHYSICS 707 Inverse Problems Prerequisite: PHYSICS 701, or MATHS 340 and 361
PHYSICS 780 Advanced Imaging Technologies Recommended preparation: No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material to at least a C+ standard in PHYSICS 340 and 211 or ENGSCI 211 will be assumed.
STATS 722 Financial Mathematics No prerequisites
STATS 723 Stochastic Methods in Finance Prerequisite: STATS 210 or 225
STATS 770 Introduction to Medical Statistics No prerequisites
STATS 773 Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials No prerequisites

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