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2019/20 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

MEng, BEng Medical Engineering

Programme code:MEBE-MECH/MEUCAS code:HHH6
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Antony Herbert Contact address:A.Herbert@leeds.asc.uk

Total credits: 480

Entry requirements:

GCE A level grades A*AA including Mathematics and Physics where the A* must be in either Mathematics or Physics and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. A pass must be achieved in all practical elements where taken.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Mechanical Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Via the Examination Procedures of the School of Mechanical Engineering

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

QAA's subject benchmark statement for engineering

Programme specification:

The programme will give students the ability to:

1. understand core mechanical engineering, biological and medical subjects relevant to the medical engineer, coupled with a depth of knowledge in the areas of biomechanics, biomaterials and medical engineering;
2. analyse, design and evaluate information in the biomedical engineering domain;
3. communicate, manage and utilise team working skills in pursuit of overcoming biomedical engineering challenges.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH1010Computers in Engineering Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1206Design and Manufacture 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1215Thermofluids 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1230Solid Mechanics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1280Engineering Materials20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH1520Engineering Mathematics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH2610Engineering Mechanics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2620Vibration and Control20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2636Design and Manufacture 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2640Economics and Management20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2650Mechatronics and Measurement Systems20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH2670Thermofluids 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH3200Structure and Function of the Body10 creditsSemester 1
MECH3225Biomedical Engineering Design20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3775Additive Manufacturing20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3890Individual Engineering Project40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH3900Finite Element Methods of Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 10 credits from the following optional modules:

MEDP3001Cardiovascular Medical Imaging10 creditsSemester 1
MEDP3512Magnetic Resonance Imaging10 creditsSemester 1
MEDP3514Ultrasound Imaging10 creditsSemester 2


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH5030MTeam Project60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
MECH5565MMedical Engineering Experimental Design and Analysis15 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 45 credits from the following optional modules:

BIOL5132MTissue Engineering15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5247MManaging for Innovation15 creditsSemester 1
MECH5221MSpinal Biomechanics and Instrumentation (Distance Learning)15 creditsSemester 2
MECH5390MTribology and Surface Engineering15 creditsSemester 2
MECH5490MBiomaterials15 creditsSemester 1
MECH5500MFunctional Joint Replacement Technology15 creditsSemester 2
MECH5605MBiomechatronics and Medical Robotics15 creditsSemester 1
MECH5770MComputational Fluid Dynamics Analysis15 creditsSemester 1

Last updated: 11/04/2019

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