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B.Eng (Hons)/B.Eng in Biomedical Design

New* - Biomedical Design Programme

TA224 Level 8 & TA218 Level 7
​B.Eng (Hons) & B.Eng in Biomedical Design

Biomedical Design Programme  at IT TallaghtHealthcare and engineering professionals work collaboratively on projects to develop innovative new ways of improving our lives. Together, they design new hip implants, contact lenses, heart stents, surgical tools, incubators, spine braces and sports fitness monitoring devices to improve our lives. The Biomedical Engineering sector employs over 24,000 people in 160 companies in Ireland.

Students at IT Tallaght School of Engineering apply the design and problem solving skills studied as part of their Biomedical Design course to healthcare problems with the aim of improving the type of devices used in healthcare and also the treatments offered to patients.

The Biomedical Design degree in IT Tallaght is an innovative new programme developed to address the needs of the emergent medical technology industry.  Built upon an interdisciplinary approach across engineering and science the programme will equip graduates for diverse career paths working as part of a design team with medical professionals, in hospitals, in research centres or in the manufacture of exciting new medical devices in Ireland and internationally. 

This course integrates the study of anatomy and physiology with the traditional engineering subjects. Project work is carried out in conjunction with industry and surgeons from Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, Tallaght Hospital, The Mater Hospital and Santry Sports Clinic.

Areas studied include Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics,Biomaterials

 

TA224 Level 8
B.Eng (Hons) in Biomedical Design

(4-Years full-time, Year 1-3 common with Level 7 B.Eng in Biomedical Design)

1st Year Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate Examination with:
  • Minimum of two subjects at Higher Level Grade H5,
  • Minimum of Grade O4/H7 in Mathematics,
  • Minimum of three other subjects at Grade O6/H7
  • One of the above subjects must be English.

 

TA218 Level 7
B.Eng in Biomedical Design

(3-Years full-time with option of 1-year add on to Level 8 B.Eng (Hons) in Biomedical Design**)

1st Year Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate Examination with:
  • Minimum of Grade O4/H7 in Mathematics,
  • Minimum of four other subjects at Grade O6/H7
  • One of the above subjects must be English.

Requirements for continuation to Level 8
**Progression onto the Level 8 programme requires a GPA of 2.5 and a B average in Maths from year 3 of the Level 7 degree.

 

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