Biomedical Device Materials

The MSc programme is designed to produce highly qualified graduates who have an in-depth knowledge of the instrumentation involved in the analysis and characterisation of materials together with a detailed knowledge of Materials Science and Materials Processing. Specialist modules and a specialised research project will allow students to become fully briefed in Biomedical Device Materials and how such materials interact with the human body.

Key Fact
The MSc in Biomedical Device Materials has a strong graduate Key Fact employment record.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Autumn Semester
• Structure of Materials
• Advanced Characterisation of Materials 1
• Advanced Materials Processing
• Management Systems Standards

Electives (Choose 1):
• Biomaterials Science
• Polymers for Biomedical Devices

Spring Semester
• Advanced Characterisation of Materials 2
• Research Challenges in Materials Science
• Materials Project 1

Electives (Choose 1):
• Biomaterials 2
• Biomaterials Science: Polymer Therapeutics
• Engineering Alloys
• Plasticity of Conventional and 3D Printed Metals

Summer Semester
• Materials Project 2

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Master's programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a physical science or engineering subject(s) or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.

Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable

A copy of your birth certificate/passport

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Post Course Info

Key Fact:
The MSc in Biomedical Device Materials has a strong graduate Key Fact employment record.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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