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Biomedical and medical engineering

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Gain the knowledge and skills needed to design and develop healthcare technologies and devices that will lead to longer, healthier and happier lives.

Our biomedical engineering courses cover artificial intelligence, digital health, electronic systems and mechatronics for health and medical devices. Medical engineering focuses on mechanical engineering aspects of healthcare technologies with an emphasis on user needs and interactions. Optional industry placements in healthcare engineering let you apply what you’ve learned and can be a springboard to an exciting career as a biomedical engineer or medical engineer.

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Biomedical and medical engineering courses

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University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ
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