Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics)
(M.Sc.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CBC5111 Medical Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement 10 ECTS
SCE5021 Introduction to Biomedical Signal and Image Processing 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA5700 Musculoskeletal System 5 ECTS
ENR5006 Research Methods for Engineering 5 ECTS
MDS5400 Ethics in Biomedical and Biomechanical Science 5 ECTS

Compulsory Unit for Medicine and Surgery graduates

PHB5401 Fundamentals in Biomedical Engineering for Medics 10 ECTS

Compulsory Unit for Health Sciences graduates

PHB5402 Fundamentals in Biomedical Engineering for Therapists 10 ECTS

Compulsory Unit for Science graduates

PHB5403 Fundamentals in Biomedical Engineering for Scientists 10 ECTS

Compulsory Unit for Engineering graduates

PHB5404 Fundamentals in Biomedical Engineering for Engineers 10 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA5701 Clinical Biomechanics 5 ECTS
MEC5202 Advanced Mechanics of Materials 5 ECTS
PHB5400 Biochemistry and Cell Mechanics 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

Students are required to choose one study-unit from the list below (prerequisite conditions may apply):

MEC3201 Finite Element Analysis 5 ECTS
MEC5201 Analytical Mechanics 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MEC5301 Project 30 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MEC5203 Tissue Mechanics 5 ECTS
MEC5204 Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal System 5 ECTS
PAT5420 Disease Processes and Diagnostics 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

Students are required to choose three study-unit from the list below (prerequisite conditions may apply):

MEC4100 Robotics 5 ECTS
MEC5401 Computational Fluid Dynamics in Biomechanics 5 ECTS
MEC5402 Computational Simulation in Biomechanics 5 ECTS
MFE5101 Fundamentals of Product Development 5 ECTS
MME4109 Introduction to Biomaterials 5 ECTS
MME4216 Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials 5 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by ‘The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008’ and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics) - M.Sc. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.
 
Last Updated: 2 March 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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