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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technologies MSc

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technologies MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Technology Physiotherapy Engineering Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This exciting programme focuses on the design, development and clinical application of novel rehabilitative and assistive technologies. The programme is delivered by the Aspire Create team, which is engineering the next generation of these technologies, in partnership with clinicians at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. You will engage in research-based learning and work on real-world medical engineering projects which are driven by a clinical need. Throughout the MSc, you will receive core training in “anatomy for engineers", biomechanics and research methodologies, before choosing modules that explore cutting-edge topics ranging from robotics and electronic implants to social cognitive rehabilitation and “disability and development”.

Careers

Typical career destinations for our graduates range from, but are not limited to: academic researchers, biomedical R&D engineers, clinical scientists, and entrepreneurs who spin out their project work into start-up companies.

Employability

This programme will give you the opportunity to enhance your employability by gaining and refining both technical and transferable skills. Not only will you gain specialist theoretical knowledge, you will also learn how to put this into practice through our research-based learning activities. The highly interdisciplinary research focus will give you experience of the academic, clinical and third sectors. Importantly, you will refine your communication skills by interacting with different audiences (technical, clinical and lay) and learn how to pitch your arguments at the right level – this is a highly valued skill in any sector.

Modules

Group research projects - Core
Biomechanics for Assistive Technologies (M Level) - Core
Scientific Inquiry in Rehabilitation Engineering - Core
Individual research project - Core
Applications of Rehabilitation Engineering including notions of Anatomy and Physiology - Core
Assistive Technology Devices and Rehabilitation Robotics - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£14,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£28,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Prospective students should have a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science (including Medicine), Engineering, Computer Science or Physics; an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or sufficient relevant professional experience.

University information

Founded in 1826, University College London (UCL) is a highly prestigious institution, located in the heart of Bloomsbury, London’s academic centre. The university has nurtured countless inspiring minds and 30 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to current or former staff and students. UCL is home to almost 24,000 postgraduate students, with a total student population of 42,000 from over 150 countries worldwide. UCL offers 675 postgraduate...more