Module code: ES97C
- Module name: Research and Professional Skills in Biomedical and Clinical Engineering
- Department: School of Engineering
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
- provide engineers with a fundamental introductory understanding of the structure and function of the human body;
- provide an awareness and basic understanding of established and emerging biomedical technology for the measurement and modification of the structure and function of the human body;
- enable the participants to investigate and communicate ideas from pioneering areas in biomedical engineering research;
- provide an understanding of the biomedical engineering profession and the various roles of the biomedical engineer.
Principal learning outcomes
By the end of the module students will be able to:
- Critically assess and evaluate research and technology carried out by others including use of modelling, statistics, communication, feasibility and relevance.
- Explain the basic functions of the human body.
- Understand the operating principles of modern and advanced technologies in BME including: biomedical imaging, biomechanics, biomedical signal processing.
- Describe and analyse current trends in technological innovations in the cardiac, neural and rehabilitation fields.
- Understand BME as a profession and the ethical considerations considering latest developments.
- Identify skills and knowledge required for Biomedical and Clinical Engineering, evaluating and evidencing own skills and identifying and planning opportunities for development
- Exercise initiative and personal responsibility, which may be as a team member or leader.