The MRes is a credit-based modular degree comprising both assessed instructional modules and project work. Students must obtain a minimum of 180 credits, 72 of them by satisfactory completion of instructional classes and 108 by satisfactory completion of research project requirements.
Instructional modules are selected from conversion classes, compulsory classes and advanced study class options as follows (number of credits in brackets):
* Engineering Science (18) or Medical Science (18)
* Project Work and Project Management (12)
* Bioengineering and Health Care (12)
* Research Methodology (18)
Advanced Class Options (minimum of one)
* Biomedical Electronics (12)
* Materials & their Biomedical Application (12)
* Medical Device Technology for Organ Replacement (12)
* Biomechanics (12)
Students also undertake a research/development project, chosen from a pool of relevant industrial or clinical projects, and submit a thesis.
Normally 12 months full-time.
First- or second-class Honours degree of a UK university (or equivalent qualification) in engineering, physical science, life science, medicine, or a profession allied to medicine. Some funded studentships may be available. Please contact the Department for latest details.