University of Hull BEng Mechanical and Medical Engineering

Our courses give you the skills to succeed in a global industry worth more than £300 billion. You’ll study under hospital clinicians as well as professional and practising engineers.

  • We were named among the top four British universities in the learning resources category in the mechanical engineering subject area (National Student Survey 2018, HEIs), with a score of 93%
  • Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
  • Graduating from the course provides a direct pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer – a benchmark in the profession
  • Engineering graduates have some of the best employment prospects and highest starting salaries of any degree discipline

You’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities from experts who teach advanced ideas on the application of mechanical engineering for a range of medical purposes, encompassing industry-standard computer-based methods and experimental techniques. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory modules Mathematical Tools and Concepts Fundamentals of Medical Engineering Introduction to Design and Mechanical Engineering Practice Mathematics and Engineering Thermodynamics Mechanical Engineering Science Engineering Global Challenge 1

Year 2 Compulsory modules Physiological Measurement and Maths Mechanical Engineering Design NHS Medical Engineering in Practice and Stress Analysis Mathematics and Fluid Mechanics for Mechanical Engineers Materials and Manufacture Engineering Global Challenge 2

Year 3 Core module Individual Project (Medical Engineering) Compulsory modules Stress Analysis and Applications of Finite Element Analysis Prosthetics, Orthotics and Assistive Technologies Testing Biomaterials and Medical Devices and 3Rs (Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animal Experimentation) Artificial Organs and CADCAM for Medical Engineering All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Physics and Engineering in Medicine, Institute of
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