Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Electronics at IT Carlow

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IT Carlow is offering a new Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Biomedical Electronics CW598 programme & Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Electronics CW577.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Biomedical Electronics CW598 is a 4-Year, Level 8 course.

The Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Electronics CW577 is a 3-Year, Level 7 course.

Both courses are a blended mix of theory classes, practical experiments and laboratory sessions combined with project-based learning (PBL) elements (hands-on) with medical device equipment and software tools.

Biomedical electronics involves the application of electronic circuits and technologies for treating medical conditions, monitoring health problems and improving the quality of life for patients.

Major advances have occurred which have led to highly sophisticated medical devices, e.g.:

  • Medical implants (cardiac defibrillators, pacemakers, deep brain neuro-stimulators, gastric stimulators, cochlear implants & insulin pumps).
  • Medical monitors (ECG, EEG, & blood pressure);
  • Diagnostic equipment (ultrasound, MRI, PET, CT, & X-ray);
  • Life support (ventilators, incubators, anaesthetic machines);
  • Surgical equipment (endoscopy & electrosurgical).

Institute of Technology Carlow, IT Carlow, is one of the major third-level education providers in the South East of Ireland.

Institute of Technology Carlow runs part-time, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Carlow. IT Carlow provides courses to over 7,000 students. Carlow IT also runs courses in Wexford Town, Rathnew in Wicklow, The Curragh in Kildare and Tallaght in Dublin.

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