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Waterford Institute of Technology

Waterford , Munster ,Ireland

Postgraduate Certificate Biomedical Engineering

This one year (9 hours per week) postgraduate Certificate programme aims to produce graduates with strong technical skills and applied problem solving for the Biomedical Engineering sector in the South East region and nationally.  The programme addresses the changing skills needs of manufacture and R&D in the high value biomedical sectors of Ireland including, medical devices, pharmaceutical and life sciences, while offering the student the skillset for new product development and strategic technological awareness.  The student will attain an academic mastery in the field of biomedical engineering, while still having a broad knowlege of other relative fields and how these converge.

The Certificate in Biomedical Engineering meets the needs of the industrial sectors that are of strategic importance for Ireland including Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Food Production & Technology.

The programme has been designed under guidance from some of the leading industrial professionals in Ireland and abroad.

Campus Information

Cork Road

Intakes

  • July
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

WIT’s award-winning Careers Development Centre is the main point of contact for:

  • Students and graduates, helping you explore your options, develop your employability skills and make successful job applications
  • Academic Staff, supporting you to equip your students with the skills they need to enhance their employability and succeed in their future careers
  • Employers interested in securing the recruitment of well educated, career orientated, informed graduates

The Careers Development Centre supports the Institute in providing opportunities for students and graduates to develop the skills and attributes required to manage their careers throughout their working lives.

PSW Opportunity

2 Years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

The normal minimum expected entry requirement for the PG Certificate in Biomedical Engineering will be a cognate accredited NFQ Level 8 Honours, 2.2. Engineering or Science Degree.

Where candidates do not currently meet the formal academic entry requirements they may be able to advance their application using the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) mechanism. RPL allows candidates to make a case that they do meet entry requirements through a combination of formal certified learning and learning through (work) experience. RPL applications must be made by filling out (please type) the Springboard RPL form and submitting it along with supporting documents such as academic certificates and transcripts etc.

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  • Course Code: CBIOM
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 10250 EUR
    Annual Cost of Living: 7650 EUR
    Application Fee: 50 EUR
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