Design for Medical Technologies

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Why study Design for Medical Technologies at Dundee?

The unique environments of medicine and biotechnology offer exacting challenges in the design of high technology products for use in these fields. Engineers and product designers involved in the development of new biomedical instrumentation, surgical tools or biotechnology products must understand the constrictions placed on them by this environment. As a result, bioengineering has been established as the fusion of engineering and ergonomics with a deep understanding of medical science.

Benefits of the programme include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of medical and surgical engineering and technology
  • Skills in research methods, communicatio…

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Why study Design for Medical Technologies at Dundee?

The unique environments of medicine and biotechnology offer exacting challenges in the design of high technology products for use in these fields. Engineers and product designers involved in the development of new biomedical instrumentation, surgical tools or biotechnology products must understand the constrictions placed on them by this environment. As a result, bioengineering has been established as the fusion of engineering and ergonomics with a deep understanding of medical science.

Benefits of the programme include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of medical and surgical engineering and technology
  • Skills in research methods, communications, teamwork and management
  • Appreciation of entrepreneurship and the global 'Medtech' industry
  • Participation in research activities of world renowned research groups
  • Preparation for careers in industry, academia and commerce
What's so good about Design for Medical Technologies at Dundee?

The University of Dundee is one of the top UK universities, with a powerful research reputation, particularly in the medical and biomedical sciences. It has previously been named Scottish University of the Year and short-listed for the Sunday Times UK University of the year.

The Mechanical Engineering group has a high international research standing with expertise in medical instrumentation, signal processing, biomaterials, tissue engineering, advanced design in minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation engineering.

Links and research partnerships

We have extensive links and research partnerships with clinicians at Ninewells Hospital (largest teaching hospital in Europe) and with world renowned scientists from the University's College of Life Sciences.

The new Institute of Medical Science and Technology (IMSaT) at the University has been established as a multidisciplinary research 'hothouse' which seeks to commercialise and exploit advanced medical technologies leading to business opportunities.

Who should study this course?

For students with first degrees in an Engineering, Science, Technology or Design, the Design for Medical Technologies MSc offers an advanced qualification in this exciting and expanding sector, applying science and technology to the design of new surgical instruments, analytical equipment, implants and medical materials.

Related courses
  • Biomedical Engineering (MSc)
  • Medical Imaging (MSc)
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