New, four year honours degree designed to equip graduates with a broad range of biological and engineering skills. Ireland has over 29,000 people employed in the MedTech sector
according to data released by Enterprise Ireland, and Ireland is the second largest employer of MedTech professionals in Europe. As many as 18 of the world’s top 25 medical technology companies have a base in Ireland, and 50% of the 400 MedTech companies based here are indigenous.
The Irish Medtech Association suggests that the MedTech sector needs to urgently develop capabilities and expertise in the areas of innovation, research, development and commercialisation. Graduates of this degree in Biomedical Engineering will have the appropriate skillsets to serve this requirement.
Graduates of this degree will possess the biological and engineering skills to understand the biomechanics, design and treatment of healthcare related issues.