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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Biomedical Engineering

BEng (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_EBIOM_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 2021

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A broad based knowledge and understanding of mathematics, the physical and biological sciences, ICT, design methodologies and industrial and clinical practices relevant to Biomedical Engineering
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A detailed knowledge and understanding of the application of mathematical, scientific and biological methods to Biomedical Engineering problems in regulatory and clinical environments.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Apply and modify mathematical and scientific tools and techniques to solve complex biomedical engineering problems through data collection, modelling, analysis, design, simulation, communication and management with creativity, imagination and confidence.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to select, evaluate and apply appropriate engineering, technological and management aids to design and implement a biomedical engineering system, component or process to meet the specified needs in complex and unfamiliar situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An understanding of the diverse nature and the social and ethical context of biomedical engineering; appreciate the impact of engineering solutions in a global, contemporary, societal, commericial and environmental context; exhibit professionalism, whilst having the confidence and independence to apply existing knowledge to new and unfamiliar situations.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to act in teams and in a multi-disciplinary fashion, set and implement work objectives and priorities, exercise leadership over technical or other personnel where required; recognise, interpret and apply appropriate regulations and ethical considerations.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) An awareness of the current boundaries of the various specialist areas in Biomedical Engineering and to have sufficient academic training, confidence and discipline to broaden and deepen own knowledge base through further study, research and professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A recognition of their oblications to society, the profession and the environment by being familiar with the expectations and standards inherent in professional codes of conduct, but also by consciously applying aesthetic considerations when performing the art and science of engineering.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH6003 CAD with Design
PHYS6003 Engineering Physics 1
BIOL6002 Applied Biology of the Cell
MATH6005 Engineering Maths 101
BIOE6007 Introductory Biomechanics
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH6012 Material Science & Engineering
BIOE7005 Biomedical Eng Design
PHOL6001 Applied Anatomy and Physiology
CHEM6001 Engineering Chemistry
MATH6006 Engineering Maths 102
MECH6010 Introductory ThermoFluids

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH7011 Mechanical Materials (2D)
MECH7004 Electrical Engineering 1
MATH7006 Engineering Mathematics 211
BIOE7006 Biomechanics 2
MECH7007 Manufacturing Technology
Module Code Module Title
MECH6006 Engineering Workshop Practice
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
BIOM6009 Microbes & Control Principles
BIOE7012 Biomedical Design
MECH7005 Electrical Engineering 2
MATH7005 Engineering Maths Methods
MECH7006 Fluid Mechanics
Module Code Module Title
BIOE7007 Biomedical Instrumentation 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
BIOE8002 Applied Biomedical Design
MANU8007 Quality Engineering
MECH8009 IPD Laboratories 1
MECH8023 System Dynamics & Control Eng
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MECH7004 Electrical Engineering 1
BIOE8001 Biomedical Manufacture
Module Code Module Title
MANU8001 Advanced Materials & Processes
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MECH8032 Surface Engineering

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
BIOE8007 Anatomy of Biomechanics
STAT8005 Statistics for Engineering
MECH8010 IPD Laboratories 2
MECH8024 Work Placement Mechanical Eng

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MECH8014 Mechatronics System Design
MECH8005 Engineering Management
BIOE8006 Biomedical Instrumentation 2
STAT8002 Mathematics for Engineers
MECH8020 Project Management & Research
Module Code Module Title
MANU8001 Advanced Materials & Processes
INTR8011 Instrumentation for Sensors
MANU8004 Manufacturing Systems
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MECH8032 Surface Engineering

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MECH8021 Mechanical Capstone Project
BIOE8008 Applied Biomaterials
BIOE8003 Advanced Biomechanics
BIOE8005 Biomed Fluid & Mass Transport
BIOE8009 Health Technology Management

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