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New Biomedical CAO Course Opportunities at SETU Carlow

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New Biomedical CAO Course Opportunities at SETU CarlowSETU

South East Technological University (SETU) – Carlow Campus has two exciting new CAO course opportunities in Biomedical Electronics:

Level 8


Level 7

Biomedical Electronics is suitable for students interested in working in high-tech industries that are advancing medical devices for state-of-the-art healthcare. These courses comprise of a combination of theory classes, practical experiments, projects and laboratory sessions, and will include work placement and project collaboration with leading global medical device companies based in Ireland. 

“preparing the next generation for the demands of tomorrow” Irish Medtech Association

The course has been welcomed by the Irish Medtech Association. Its senior executive, Adrienne McDonnell, said, “This programme comes at a time when the medical technology industry is looking to address current skills shortages and prepare the next generation for the demands of tomorrow. These new programmes are a blended mix of physiology and cell biology and applied electronics for medical devices, and really complement the fostering of collaboration between education institutions and the medtech industry to strategically enable lifelong learning and develop the workforce with the skills areas that are in most demand now and in the future. Ireland is one of the top five global medtech hubs, with over 450 companies, and is ranked as the most innovative in the EU with 14,200 EU patent applications in 2020."

“Biomedical electronics involves the application of electronic circuits and technologies for treating medical conditions, monitoring health problems and improving the quality of life for patients. Ireland is one of Europe’s largest medical technology hotspots. All of these companies require a continuous supply of graduates with skills in electronics and domain knowledge and expertise of medical devices and healthcare applications”, commented Dr Chris Kufazvinei , who is course director of the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Biomedical Electronics.

For further information:


Dr Chris Kufazvinei on [email protected]




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