Department of Engineering Science


Biomedical Engineering programme

Programme structure for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Biomedical Engineering. Courses outlined for Parts II, III and IV are those being taught in 2015.

Part I


For information on Part I common year courses for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree, visit the Faculty of Engineering website.

Part II


120 points comprising

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Course name

Points

Course Course name Points
BIOSCI 107 Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes and Development 15 BIOMENG 241 Instrumentation and Design 15
BIOMENG 221 Mechanics of Engineered and Biological Materials 15 BIOMENG 261 Tissue and Biomolecular Engineering 15
ENGSCI 211 Mathematical Modelling 2 15 ENGGEN 204 Managing Design and Communication 15
ENGSCI 233 Computational Techniques and Computer Systems 15 MEDSCI 142 Biology for Biomedical Science: Organ Systems 15
ENGGEN 299 Workshop Practice to be completed during Part II 0
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Part III


120 points comprising

Semester One Semester Two
Course Course name Points Course Course name Points
BIOMENG 321 Continuum Modelling in Bioengineering 15 BIOMENG 341 Bioinstrumentation and Design 15
ENGGEN 303 Managing Projects and Innovation 15 ENGSCI 331 Computational Techniques 2 15
ENGSCI 314 Mathematical Modelling 3ES 15 MEDSCI 309 Biophysics of Nerve and Muscle 15
MEDSCI 205 The Physiology of Human Organ Systems 15  
15 points of electives from the following:
  CHEM 380 Materials Chemistry 15
  CHEM 392 Issues in Drug Design and Development 15
  CHEMMAT 315 Chemical Reactor Engineering 15
  COMPSYS 303 Microcomputers and Embedded Systems 15
  ENGSCI 309 Image and Digital Signal Processing 15
  ENGSCI 355 Applied Modelling in Simulation and Optimisation 15
  ENGSCI 391 Optimisation in Operations Research 15
  MATHS 362 Methods in Applied Mathematics 15
  MECHENG 313 Real Time Software Design 15
  MECHENG 352 Manufacturing Systems 15
  MECHENG 371 Digital Circuit Design 15
  MEDSCI 305 Systematic Pharmacology 15
  MEDSCI 312 Endocrinology of Growth and Metabolism 15
  MEDSCI 314 Immunology 15
Or other courses approved by the Head of Department.
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Part IV


120 points comprising

Semester One Semester Two
Course Course name Points Course Course name Points

ENGSCI 700 A & B Research Project

30
BIOMENG 791 Advanced Biomedical Engineering Design 15 ENGGEN 403 Managing a Business 15
60 points of electives from the following:
CHEMMAT 753 Non-metallic Materials 15 CHEMMAT 754 Materials Engineering 15
ELECTENG 722 Control Systems 15 CHEMMAT 757 Engineering Biotechnology 15
ELECTENG 733 Signal Processing 15 ENGSCI 712 Computational Algorithms for Signal Processing 15
ENGSCI 711 Advanced Mathematical Modelling 15 ENGSCI 741 Advanced Mathematical and Computational Modelling in Mechanics 15
ENGSCI 740 Advanced Mechanics in Modern Research and Technology 15 ENGSCI 772 Whole Organ Modelling 15
ENGSCI 753 Computational Techniques in Mechanics and Bioengineering 15 MATHS 764 Mathematical Biology 15
MECHENG 743 Composite Materials 15 MEDSCI 737 Biomedical MRI 15
MEDSCI 703 Advanced Biomedical Imaging 15      
Or other courses approved by the Head of Department (up to 30 points).
ENGGEN 499 Practical Work to be completed before and during Part IV
0

For a list of suggested electives based on the previous choices of Biomedical Engineering students, refer to Biomedical Engineering course electives

For suggested course elective combinations refer to Biomedical Engineering study tracks.

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