Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical)(Honours) - Flinders Uni Pathway

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Duration Up to 4 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP00142
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Course Admission Requirements

any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • or
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140

Uni Dual Offer Course

  • You will receive an offer to both TAFE SA and University, with the University offer being conditional on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification.
  • You can rest assured you have secured your University offer, pending successful completion of the TAFE SA award.
  • No further application will be required.
  • You will receive credit for TAFE SA studies allowing you to complete two awards dependant on the pathway selected.
  • If accepted, you will receive an offer to TAFE SA and-on successful completion of the TAFE SA qualification-an offer to University with no further application required.
  • View our Uni Dual Offer Courses list

Important Information

  • This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university.
  • Year 12 completion must be with a minimum ATAR of 60.

How to Apply

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Biomedical Engineering combines a knowledge of electronics with medicine and health industry practices. The Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering was developed in collaboration with SA Health and Biomedical Engineering (SABME), the main provider of biomedical engineering services for the State Government. The employment opportunities for the graduates of this course are in companies who offer biomedical engineering services to the Australian health institutions. Working as a biomedical paraprofessional you will be installing, commissioning, testing and fault-finding biomedical equipment used in the Health system. You will also find employment opportunities in electronics and related-industries. Graduates often choose to further their career by completing a University degree.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Higher Education

Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering (CRS1400351)
A typical study program includes:

  • First year
  • engineering programming, anatomy and physiology, engineering practice, WHS and sustainability, engineering mathematics and physics, design, construction and test of basic analog and digital circuits
  • Second year
  • biomedical instrumentation, project management, design, construction and test of advanced analog circuits, and final year engineering project
  • In your small class you will work on real-world examples and combined with the guaranteed work experience in the field and you will develop the attributes needed to succeed in Australia’s technology-based industries
  • The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects
  • 15 core units plus 2 electives.

Fees

 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$24,511

Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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