Taught course

Biodevices

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Electronics and Computer Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in an appropriate discipline (e.g. electronic engineering, medical engineering, bioengineering, (bio)chemistry or physics, taken with advanced engineering modules). English language: IELTS 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Electronic technologies are now being applied to biomolecular and biomedical research and the electronics industry is moving towards healthcare applications. Learn how modern micro- and nanofabrication methods can be used to create biodevices for biomedical engineering and position yourself at this exciting new interface between electronic engineering and the life sciences.

Semester one: Microfabrication; Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-Chip; Bionanotechnology; Nanoelectronic Devices; Introduction to MEMS

Semester two: Nanofabrication and Microscopy; Biosensors; Biotechnology and Therapeutics; Molecular Recognition; Green Electronics; MEMS Sensors and Actuators; Practical Application of MEMS; Medical Electrical and Electronic Technologies; Photonics

Plus three-month independent research project culminating in a dissertation

For further information,please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Email
fpse-mscapply@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 2630