Taught course

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare Technology

Institution
City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

To register for the MSc a minimum admission requirement is a second class honours degree, or equivalent in an Engineering, Scientific or Mathematical discipline will normally be required. Suitable industrial experience will also be considered, such as a few years in related industry or start-ups.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Students will develop technical and entrepreneurial skills. An undergraduate degree in a technical area like Engineering or Physics would be advantageous, but those with keen interests or experience in electronics and similar areas are also welcome to apply.

Objectives

This MSc programme is designed to provide hands-on technical skills to design, develop and programme a variety of devices, solutions and products with an emphasis on healthcare. The devices and software products that are targeted in this MSc will be signal-based devices so there will be emphasis on collecting signals from the human body with electrophysiology and sensors, processing and analysing these signals using electronic circuits and software, and developing software solutions, like apps, to collect, control and transmit the signals. In addition, important skills on Entrepreneurship, Regulatory aspects, Ethics and statistics will be covered so that the students can combine technical and business skills towards commercially viable products.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
SMCSE Enquiries
Email
smcsepg@city.ac.uk