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2021/22 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BEng Medical Engineering

Programme code:BEN-MECH/MEDUCAS code:HHH1
Duration:3 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Anthony Herbert Contact address:A.Herbert@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 360

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 (Sep to Jun)
MECH1206Design and Manufacture 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH1215Thermofluids 120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH1230Solid Mechanics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH1280Engineering Materials20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH1520Engineering Mathematics20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)


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 (Sep to Jun)
MECH2620Vibration and Control20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH2636Design and Manufacture 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH2640Economics and Management20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH2650Mechatronics and Measurement Systems20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH2670Thermofluids 220 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)


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 (Sep to Jan)
MECH3225Biomedical Engineering Design20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH3775Additive Manufacturing20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH3890Individual Engineering Project40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
MECH3900Finite Element Methods of Analysis20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

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

MEDP3512Magnetic Resonance Imaging10 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan, 1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)
MEDP3531Medical X-ray imaging10 credits1 Sep to 31 Jan (adv yr)

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:15:05

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