- 2017



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Engineering



This specialisation allows you to focus on engineering design and the development of medical technologies. The specialisation encompasses recent advances in biomaterials, bioengineering and medical devices and instrumentation. You will develop a knowledge of the human body and its workings as well as of the fundamentals of regulation, clinical practice and clinical trials of medical technologies. This specialisation addresses the growing needs of the medical technology industry by graduating engineers with an expertise in this field and along with a broad awareness of their clinical needs. The specialisation is suitable for new graduates, professionals and managers who are keen to upgrade their existing design and management skills as well as to develop advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in the area of medical engineering.


Part C. Technical elective units (24 points)

Students complete four technical elective units from the following:

Note: Not all units will be available each year.

  • CHE4172 Nanotechnology and materials II
  • ECE4075 Real time embedded systems
  • ECE4076 Computer vision
  • ECE4081 Medical instrumentation
  • ECE4086 Medical imaging technology
  • ECE4087 Medical technology innovation
  • ENG4700 Engineering technology for biomedical imaging and sensing
  • MEC4425 Micro/nano solid and fluid mechanics
  • MEC4426 Computer aided design
  • MEC4456 Robotics
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring
  • MEC5883 Mechanical systems design
  • MTE4596 Biomaterials II
  • MTE4597 Engineering with nanomaterials

Part D. Discipline core units (24 points)

Students complete four discipline core units:

  • BMA5011 Introduction to human bioscience for engineering
  • ENG5007 Translation and commercialisation of medical technologies
  • MEC5889 Medical device technologies
  • MTE5885 Biomaterials and biomechanics

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this postgraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • E6001 Master of Advanced Engineering

Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.