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Master of Engineering (Biomedical) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Engineering (Biomedical) (2011)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2012, 2011

2. Requirements

A Master of Engineering (Biomedical) degree requires the completion of 48 credit points, including 36 credit points of Specialists Units and 12 credit points of Professional Pathway Units from the lists given.. This can be achieved by one year full time or two (or more) years part time study.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5981: Computational Biomedical Engineering
Core
6 AMME5990: Biomedical Engineering Technology 1
12 Select from AERO5660: Safety Systems Management
AMME5601: Professional Engineering


Note: Candidates must complete both these units (unless taking Research Pathway). Research Pathway Candidates instead take either ENGG5220 plus ENGG5221 Engineering Project A and B (2x6 credit points) OR ENGG5219 (12 credit points). See Streams for more details of Research Pathway.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5921: Biomedical Engineering Technology 2
Core
6 AMME5961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
12 Select from AMME5602: Product Life Cycle Design
AMME5971: Applied Tissue Engineering


Note: AMME5602 and AMME5971 are the only specialist electives for Semester 2.

4. Pathways

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
12 Select from ENGG5219: Research Project
ENGG5220: Engineering Project A
ENGG5221: Engineering Project B

Note: 1. School permission is required to complete this pathway.

2. Admission to this pathway is determinded by obtaining a distinction (WAM 75 or higher) average in the first 24 credits of their ME studies.

3. Candidates must complete both ENGG5220 Engineering Project A and ENGG5221 Engineering Project B across two semesters (2 x 6 credit points) OR ENGG5219 in a single semester.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Specialist Core Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5921 Biomedical Engineering Technology 2 6 Semester 2
AMME5961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6
AMME5981 Computational Biomedical Engineering 6
AMME5990 Biomedical Engineering Technology 1 6

Note: Students must complete 24 credit points from these units.

Block 2 - Specialist Elective Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5602 Product Life Cycle Design 6
AMME5971 Applied Tissue Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1

Note: Candidates must take 12 credit points from these units.

Block 3 - Professional Pathway Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5660 Safety Systems Management 6
AMME5601 Professional Engineering 6

Note: Candidates must complete both these units (unless taking Research Pathway). Research Pathway Candidates take ENGG5220 and ENGG5221 (Engineering Project A and B) instead.

Block 4 - Research Pathway

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG5219 Research Project 12
ENGG5220 Engineering Project A 6
ENGG5221 Engineering Project B 6

Note: 1. School permission is required to complete this pathway.

2. Admission to this pathway is determined by obtaining a distinction (WAM 75 or higher) average in the first 24 credits of their ME studies.

3. Candidates must complete both ENGG5220 Engineering Project A and ENGG5221 Engineering Project B across two semesters (2 x 6 credit points) OR ENGG5219 in a single semester.