Taught course

Medical & Health Care Devices

University of Bolton · Institute for Materials Research and Innovation

Entry requirements

Applicants will have a good Honours Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline. Registration on the full-time course will be subject to the University's normal entry requirement for masters programmes.


Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc in Medical and Healthcare Devices is a unique and flexible course for graduates, scientists and technologists. Study on the course will build an excellent range of knowledge and expertise if you are looking to begin a career in the sector or it will enhance and support your personal development if you are already working in this field.

As a student on the course you will develop an understanding of the properties of advanced materials and how they affect the design of medical and healthcare devices. You will study intelligent bioengineering systems and consider how smart materials, micro-electronics and mechanical and information technology knowledge are used in the development of these devices.

These studies will be supported by considering the principles that underpin the development and application of advanced materials and also regulations, procedures and principles that are applied to this sector. In addition, you will study the use of healthcare and medical devices in the specific context of human anatomy, physiology, illness, disease and rehabilitation.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
+44 (0)1204 903903
+44 (0)1204 903809