CAO Code AU352
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)

Biomedical Engineering

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

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This programme will prepare graduates to enter careers in the medical devices industry. The programme includes a work placement where students gain invaluable industry experience which enhances their career opportunities.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Biomechanics Mandatory 5 5
Chemistry 1 Mandatory 5 5
Introductory Biology Mandatory 5 5
Digital Fundamentals Mandatory 10 6
2 Mathematics 2 Mandatory 5 4
Programming 1 Mandatory 10 6
Electrical Technology Mandatory 5 5
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Mandatory 10 6
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Mathematics 3 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Biomaterials Mandatory 5 4
Analogue Electronics 2 Mandatory 10 6
Biomedical Instrumentation Mandatory 5 4
Micro-controllers Mandatory 5 4
4 Mathematics 4 Mandatory 5 4
Analytical Chemistry Mandatory 5 4
Instrumentation Mandatory 5 4
Digital Communications and Transmission Mandatory 5 4
Analogue Electronics 3 Mandatory 10 6
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Mathematics 5 Mandatory 5 4
Biomedical Imaging Mandatory 5 4
Project 1 Mandatory 5 4
Embedded Systems 1 Mandatory 10 6
Digital Signal Processing Mandatory 5 4
6 Placement Mandatory 20 1
Engineering Management Mandatory 5 1
Introduction to Regulatory Affairs in Manufacturing Mandatory 5 1
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Data Science Mandatory 5 4
Electro-Analytical Chemistry Mandatory 5 5
Communications Technologies for Embedded Systems Mandatory 5 5
Design Project 2 Mandatory 5 4
Innovation, Technology and Business Mandatory 5 1
Embedded Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
8 Machine Learning Mandatory 5 4
Embedded Systems 3 Mandatory 5 4
Networking of Embedded Systems Mandatory 5 5
Project 2 Mandatory 10 4
Professional Practice Mandatory 5 1

Professional Recognition

This is a new programme. Accreditation will sought from Engineers Ireland at the soonest opportunity.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master Degree in institutes and universities at home and abroad
  • Master Degree by Research at LYIT
  • Level 10 (Doctoral) at other institutes and universities at home and abroad

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Dr. Jim Morrison
Email: jim.morrison@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6401

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Electronic and Mechanical