Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) - University of Adelaide Pathway

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 4 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
TAFE SA CodeDP10018
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Description

Biomedical Engineering combines engineering principles with medical sciences to develop cutting-edge healthcare devices. The South Australian biomedical industry is rapidly growing, and it needs a specialised and highly trained workforce at the paraprofessional qualification level.

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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 with a minimum ATAR of 60
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

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.

Employment Outcomes

As a biomedical paraprofessional you will be installing, commissioning, testing and fault-finding biomedical equipment used in the health system. The employment opportunities for the graduates of this course are in the SA Biomedical Engineering (SA BME) department at a paraprofessional engineer level, as well as other private companies who offer biomedical engineering services to the South Australian health institutions. You will also find employment opportunities in electronics and related industries, Government, biomedical equipment and research institutions.

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)
Topics covered include engineering practice, mathematics, digital electronics, anatomy and physiology for biomedical technologists, computer science, project management, biomedical instrumentation and microcontroller programming. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 15 core units and 2 elective units.

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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