Faculty of Engineering

Biomedical /Science (2021)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2021.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Biomedical /Science (2021)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 5.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundations Mathematics units table

► 24 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 84 credit points of Biomedical stream core units

► 18 credit points of Biomedical Stream electives

► Up to 12 credit points of additional Biomedical Specialist elective units

Science (96 credit points):

► *12 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1XXX can count towards Engineering requirements)

► *48 credit points of Table A major

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 24 credit points of electives from Science Table A or Table S

* The Science degree core units comprise 12 cp of MATH1xxx units and 12cp of 1000-level units from Table A. The 1000-level units from the Table A major count towards Science degree core requirement.

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study from the tables relevant to the Bachelor of Engineering as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours single degree;

(b) Except where varied by other clauses of these resolutions, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108 credit points from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science

For the Bachelor of Science component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science, and Table S and Table O of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.

(b) Candidates must complete 96 credit points in the Bachelor of Science including:

(i) any required degree core units as set out in Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(ii) a major (48 credit points) or a 3-year program with an embedded major from Table A of the Faculty of Science; and

(iii) 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O; and

(iv) where appropriate, additional electives from Table A of the Faculty of Science or Table S;

(v) If enrolled in a stream, complete the requirements for the stream as specified in Table A of the Faculty of Science.

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from BMET1960: Biomedical Engineering 1A
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Equivalent advanced level units can replace Biomedical Stream Core units and Science units, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from BMET1961: Biomedical Engineering 1B
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistics
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
6 Select from CHEM1111: Chemistry 1A
6 Select from BMET2903: Biomedical Physics
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from BMET2901: Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from AMME1362: Materials 1
6 Select from BMET2922: Computational Analysis for Biomedical Signals
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from BMET3660: Biomanufacturing
6 Select from BMET2960: Biomedical Engineering 2
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from BMET3961: Biomaterials
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Stream Electives
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from BMET3971: Tissue Engineering
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from BMET3990: Biomedical Product Development
BMET5992: Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry
6 Select from BMET3921: Biomedical Design and Technology


Note: Students can do BMET3921 in Semester 1

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Biomedical Stream Electives
Science Units


Note: As there are 18cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 18cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Stream Electives
6 Select from BMET4111: Thesis A
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from BMET4112: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Stream Electives
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Biomedical Stream Electives
Science Units


Note: As there are 18cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 18cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Biomedical stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Table (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1904 Discrete Mathematics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
BMET4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Table

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - Biomedical Stream Core (Min CP: 78,Max CP: 78)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME1362 Materials 1 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
BMET1961 Biomedical Engineering 1B 6 Semester 2
BMET2901 Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers 6 Semester 2
BMET2903 Biomedical Physics 6 Semester 1
BMET2922 Computational Analysis for Biomedical Signals 6 Semester 2
BMET2960 Biomedical Engineering 2 6 Semester 1
BMET3660 Biomanufacturing 6 Semester 1
BMET3921 Biomedical Design and Technology 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET3961 Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
BMET3971 Tissue Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHEM1111 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC1103 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - Biomedical Stream Core Option Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BMET3990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 2
BMET5992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2

Block 6 - Biomedical Stream Electives (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BMET2400 Biomechanical Design 6 Semester 2
BMET2925 AI, Data, and Society in Health 6 Semester 1
Semester 1 Online
BMET3802 Biomedical Instrumentation 6 Semester 2
BMET3990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 2
BMET4981 Applied Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
BMET5907 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2
BMET5911 Advanced instrumentation for Nanotechnology 6 Semester 1
BMET5931 Nanomaterials in Medicine 6 Semester 1
BMET5933 Biomedical Image Analysis 6 Semester 1
BMET5944 Bioinspired Materials: Design and Fabrication 6 Semester 1
BMET5953 Rehabilitation Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET5957 Bioelectronic Medicine Circuits and Systems 6 Semester 1
BMET5958 Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 2
BMET5962 Introduction to Mechanobiology 6 Semester 2
BMET5992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2
BMET5995 Advanced Bionics 6 Semester 1

Block 10 - Science Units (Min CP: 78,Max CP: 96)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science study, including at least one major in a Science subject area and 12 credit points of OLEs. Math units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/