MSc Medical Engineering
(Award available for year: Master of Science)
On completion of this programme students should be able to:- demonstrate in-depth, specialist knowledge and mastery of the basic scientific principles and techniques that underpin Medical Engineering - demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of Medical Engineering;- recognise the complex multidisciplinary nature of the Medical Engineering and the need to engage all stakeholders through the research phase and beyond;- demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques and tools necessary for the advancement of Medical Engineering and the role of protocol and standards;- be able to comprehend the clinical challenges within a given subject area and develop, execute and disseminate research associated with overcoming this challenge;- critically and creatively evaluate current clinical issues, research and advanced scholarship in the discipline.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- critical engagement in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the degree of Master (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within the discipline;- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating and criticising received opinion;- making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.