Master of Engineering Studies in Medical Devices and Technologies
Rapid growth in the global medical devices industry demands an innovative fusion of biomedical, materials sciences, manufacturing, and engineering knowledge.
If you have an appropriate background in engineering, clinical health, science or technology, the Master of Engineering Studies in Medical Devices and Technologies will equip you with the technical, medical, ethical, regulatory and business knowledge required for innovation in medical devices and technologies.
Our graduates are equipped with the skills required to fill the large demand in the global and domestic medical devices industry.
There are over 130 medical devices companies in New Zealand alone, and many of our graduates are employed by these companies.
The full-time, one-year degree is available as both a research masters and a taught masters, both of which include a research component.
In each case, the research component will involve working with a research group or being seconded to industry for a supervised research project that provides specialisation in a particular aspect of medical device technology.
The Master of Engineering Studies in Medical Devices and Technologies is open to students with the following backgrounds: Engineering
To gain entry into this programme you will need to have completed a four-year Bachelor of Engineering, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised institution.
To gain entry into this programme you will need to have completed appropriate health professional qualifications which qualify you to apply for registration as a clinician, and have:
- An approved bachelors degree
- At least three years of appropriate work experience
You must have relevant work experience, and an appropriate bachelors degree or equivalent qualification, such as a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Technology, from a recognised institution.
In assessing your application, we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you have completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects.
The Master of Engineering Studies in Medical Devices and Technologies is taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently.
To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve:
- Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0 or
- TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5) or
- TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21)
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Last updated May 9, 2016