Christobel Gondwe' awarded IMechE best poster presentation at the 25th Annual Medical Engineering Student Competition, in London
"...this course provided all the necessary skills, techniques plus huge amount of knowledge that I am currently applying at work."
The three-year and four-year BEng and BSc courses have exactly the same academic content, with the four-year option including a oneyear industrial placement. The MEng courses can be taken over a four-year or five-year period, depending on whether you take a year of industrial training.
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Health authorities in the UK are among the largest employers in Europe and are supported by a large and diverse industrial sector supplying diagnostic and monitoring equipment, orthopaedic devices and artificial organs. The mix of professional engineering and healthrelated skills acquired will enable you to pursue a wide choice of careers in this dynamic and growing sector.
"I chose to study medical engineering as it brings together medicine and engineering." Kinga Pasko, BEng Medical Engineering
Clive Beggs is professor of medical technology at the University of Bradford. He argues that medical engineering's life-saving contribution to healthcare is being largely ignored, and that the discipline is suffering as a result.
The Medical and Healthcare Technology Lecturers and Research team includes:
- Professor Clive Beggs (microbiology, biophysics and tissue engineering)
- Professor Simon Shepherd (biophysics and genomics)
- Dr Peter Twigg (biomaterials and biomechanics)
- Dr Mansour Youseffi (orthopaedic biomaterials, rehabilitation and cell/tissue engineering)
- Dr John Buckley (normal and abnormal human gait analysis, biomechanics and visual performance).