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Materials Science and Engineering (Honours)/Biomedical Engineering

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This degree includes a four year Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science and a final year Master of Biomedical Engineering. It is specifically designed for students who want to pursue a career in biomedical engineering through the technical base of materials science and engineering.

This degree focuses on the development, processing and application of materials used in many areas of biomedical engineering, including orthopaedics, dental and maxillofacial implants, artificial vascular materials, controlled drug delivery, prosthetics and orthotics, and device housings.

This five-year program includes lectures, practical hands-on laboratory work, research and design projects. It also includes components of professional communication, management aspects of business and industrial training. A Masters project is undertaken in the final year.

Accreditation: This degree is accredited with the Institute of Engineers Australia.

Honours: Students who perform exceptionally well may have the opportunity to study for an honours degree by taking an extra year to apply their knowledge to a research project, supervised by a UNSW researcher.

Assumed knowledge
HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and Physics
Recommended Knowledge 
Mathematics Extension 2, Chemistry and Engineering Studies are recommended but not required.

Program Code: 

3133

UAC Code: 

429630

CRICOS Code: 

088840K

Award Level: 

  • Masters Degree (Coursework)

Award: 

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Materials Science and Engineering, Master of Biomedical Engineering

Minimum Units Of Credit for Award: 

240
Why Study Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW?
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