Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Biomedical) (2012)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2012.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Biomedical) (2012)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2. Requirements

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5501: Foundations of System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH5261: Foundations of Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH5362: Foundations of Materials 2
Core
6 MECH5660: Foundations of Manufacturing Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5921: Biomedical Engineering Technology 2
Core
6 AMME5971: Applied Tissue Engineering
Core
6 ENGG5214: Management of Technology
Core
6 MECH5361: Foundations of Mechanics of Solids 2

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace AMME5020 and 6cp of electives with ENGG5222 Dissertation A.
Core
6 AMME5981: Computational Biomedical Engineering
Core
6 AMME5990: Biomedical Engineering Technology 1
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Electives

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone Project B


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace AMME5021 and 6cp of Yr 2, Sem 2 recommended elective with ENGG5223 Dissertation B.
Core
6 AMME5961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
Core
6 ENGG5204: Engineering Professional Practice
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Electives

4. Pathways

Engineering Project - Single Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5219: Research Project

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Engineering Project - Two Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone Project B

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through AMME5020 (6cp) and AMME5021 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 ENGG5223: Dissertation B

Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units ENGG5222 and ENGG5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Engineering Project units ENGG5220 and 12 cp of elective units. Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Biomedical Electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5010 Optimisation Methods in Engineering 6 Semester 2
AERO5301 Applied Finite Element Analysis 6
AERO5660 Safety Systems Management 6
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
ENGG5202 Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management 6 Semester 1
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5416 Advanced Design and Analysis 6 Semester 1
MECH5701 Computers in Real Time Control and Instrumentation 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: Candidates for Biomedical Specialisation must complete 12 credit points from among these units.

The list shows electives available in 2012. Changes may have occurred since then. For electives now offered, see current year version of this degree.