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Master of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering – Research

This Master of Engineering Science in Biomedical Engineering is aimed at developing specialist researchers in biomedical engineering, with particular ability to develop new knowledge at the forefront of biomedical engineering technology. They will be able to develop novel, complex biomedical engineering systems by integrating the medical and the engineering domains. The graduates will be able to apply these systems to human patients, addressing healthcare needs of South Africa and of global communities.

The programme prepares the candidate for a research, academic or consulting career. It requires a candidate to undertake independent research, with minimal supervision, at the most advanced academic levels culminating in the submission, assessment and acceptance of a dissertation, as well as two papers suitable for submission to peer-reviewed journals. The defining characteristic of this qualification is that the candidate is required to demonstrate high level independent research capability and to make a significant and original contribution at the frontiers of biomedical engineering knowledge.

For more information on the rules and procedures, including selection criteria, that apply to the postgraduate programmes hosted by the IBE please click here to consult the Biomedical Engineering Programmes Guide for 2021.