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Robert Gordon University

Mechanical and Biomedical Technology

UCAS Code: H3B2

Master of Engineering - MEng

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

to include Maths and either Design and Technology, Engineering or Physics. GCSE English and Biology at grade 5 or above are required of not held at A Level

Access to HE Diploma

M:45,P:15

Pass 60 credits to include 45 at Level 3 at grade Merit in an Engineering discipline.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

to include Higher Level Maths and Physics, one of which must be at grade 6 and one at grade 5. English and Biology are required at a minimum of Standard Level grade 4.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H2

to include Maths and either Physics or Technological Studies. English and Biology at grade O3 or above are required if not held at Higher.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

to be held in an Engineering discipline.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B

to include Maths and either Engineering Science, Physics or Technological Studies, one of which must be at grade A. English and Biology at National 5 grade C or above are required if not held at Higher.

UCAS Tariff

120

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Bioengineering

The rapidly developing and rewarding field of biomedical technology involves designing, constructing and operating medical devices. Graduates can go on to work as engineers in the medical device industry, producing the next generation of devices such as prosthetics, through to specialists working in healthcare operating and maintaining equipment for diagnosis and treatment.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,750
per year
England
£6,750
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
International
£16,240
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,750
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£6,750
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Robert Gordon University

Department:

School of Engineering

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Engineering

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

78%
UK students
22%
International students
90%
Male students
10%
Female students
18%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

After graduation


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Engineering

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£26,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
high
Employed or in further education
73%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

69%
Engineering professionals
9%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
4%
Science, engineering and production technicians
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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