Taught course

Computational Medicine

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:1 Science and Engineering degree, with knowledge of solid and fluid mechanics.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Through hands-on teaching and access to the most advanced technologies available to date, this course aims to prepare you for employment in biomedical industries, in regulatory agencies, in new companies offering in silico medicine services and in research hospitals all over the world.

The Insigneo Institute for In silico Medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

It coordinates 140 academics and clinicians from a multiplicity of disciplines who collaborate to improve health outcomes.

Only the most outstanding candidates will be accepted onto this unique course. The small cohort will be integrated within Insigneo's world-leading research groups, creating a community of experts in this exciting new field.

There may also be the opportunity to progress onto the Insigneo in silico PhD programme.

Core modules

  • Cardiovascular Modelling Skills
  • Musculoskeletal Modelling Skills
  • Experimental Skills for Tissue Modelling
  • Mechanobiology for Medicine
  • Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices
  • Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
  • Biomechanics of the Cardiovascular System
  • Research Project

Teaching and assessment

Teaching takes place through group work, project work, lab practicals/reports and presentations.

You’ll be assessed by a variety of practical and written assessments, and examinations.

Information for international students

IELTS overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
computationalmedicine-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 7852