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Biomedical - Electrical Major (2014)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2014.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Biomedical - Electrical Major (2014)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013

2. Requirements

Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering are required to complete 192 credit points comprising (a) 144 credit points of the core and elective Biomedical Engineering units of study plus (b) 48 credit points in a specialist major offered by the Faculty as shown in the accompanying tables.

Acceptable alternative units of study

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty shown in the tables 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.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG1960: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 PHYS1001: Physics 1 (Regular)

Note: The semester enrolment sequence shown in these tables is recommended for Biomedical Engineering students majoring in Electrical Engineering. Majors in other areas are also available but will require a different sequence for completion within the expected four year timeframe.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
Core
6 MBLG1001: Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro)
Core
6 PHYS1003: Physics 1 (Technological)

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A
Core
6 ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Core
6 ELEC2602: Digital Logic
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHEM1102: Chemistry 1B
Core
6 ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Core
6 ELEC2302: Signals and Systems
Core
6 MECH2901: Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC3802: Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
12 Select from Unit Block:
3rd Year Selected Core for BE (Biomedical) with Electrical Major

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1362: Materials 1
Core
6 ELEC3803: Bioelectronics [not offered in 2021]
Core
6 MECH3921: Biomedical Design and Technology
6 Select from Unit Block:
3rd Year Selected Core for BE (Biomedical) with Electrical Major

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4971: Tissue Engineering
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Biomedical Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Engineering Project /Honours Thesis
6 Select from AMME4981: Applied Biomedical Engineering
COMP5424: Information Technology in Biomedicine


Note: COMP5456 can be done in semester 2 as an alternative

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH4961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
12 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended Biomedical Electives


Note: The degree requires 18 credit points of these units including at least one of the following four units: AMME4990, AMME5992, CHNG5605 or ELEC5701.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Engineering Project /Honours Thesis

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - 3rd Year Selected Core for BE (Biomedical) with Electrical Major (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ELEC3304 Control 6 Semester 2
ELEC3305 Digital Signal Processing 6 Semester 1
ELEC3404 Electronic Circuit Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC3607 Embedded Systems 6 Semester 1

Block 2 - Applied Biocomputing Selected Core (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4981 Applied Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [not running] 6 Semester 2

Block 5 - Recommended Biomedical Electives (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME4990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 1
AMME4992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2
AMME5951 Fundamentals of Neuromodulation 6 Semester 1
AMME5958 Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5995 Advanced Bionics 6 Semester 1
CHNG5601 Membrane Science 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics 6 Semester 2
CHNG5603 Advanced Industrial Modelling and Analysis 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5605 Bio-Products: Laboratory to Marketplace 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5701 Technology Venture Creation [not offered in 2021] 6 Semester 2
HTIN5002 Quality Frameworks for Health Innovation 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
MECH4902 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2
MECH5701 Computers in Real Time Control and Instrumentation 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MECH5907 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: MECH4902 has been replaced by MECH5907 from 2017. At least 18 credit points (three units of study) must be selected from the units listed above including at least one of the following: AMME4990, AMME4992, CHNG5605 or ELEC5701.

Block 6 - Engineering Project /Honours Thesis (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4121 Engineering Project A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4122 Engineering Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4710 Engineering Project A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4711 Engineering Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4712 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4713 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must chose 12 cp comprising EITHER Engineering Project units A and B OR Honours Thesis units A and B. Honours Thesis requires an Intermediate/Senior average mark (ISWAM) of 65% or greater. Students below this threshold must enrol in Engineering Project.

The Engineering Project or Honours Thesis may be either in the field of Biomedical engineering, or the Engineering Major. Students undertaking a project or thesis in Biomedical Engineering or Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering should enrol in AMME units. Students undertaking a project or thesis in Electrical Engineering or Information Technology should enrol in ELEC units. Students undertaking a thesis/project in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering should enrol in CHNG units.