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Biomedical Engineering stream

Bionics and Bioelectronics specialisation

This page was first published on 15 November 2023 and was last amended on 23 January 2024.
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Bionics and Bioelectronics specialisation

Students in the Biomedical stream must complete 30 credit points to achieve this specialisation.


Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition
Students must complete 18 credit points from the following:
Biomedical Instrumentation
6 A A knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology and electrical circuits is required: Ohm's law, Thevenins and Norton's theorems, basic circuit theory involving linear resistors, capacitors and inductors, operational amplifiers
N ELEC3802 or ELEC8882 or BMET9802
Neural Engineering
6 A ELEC2104 or BMET2922
Advanced Bionics
6 A (ELEC1103 or ELEC2100 or BMET2902) and (BMET2922 or BMET9922)
N AMME5995 OR AMME5951 OR BMET5951
Students must complete 12 credit points from the following:
Biological Digital Signal Analysis
6 A BMET2901 and BMET2925
N BMET9997
Introduction to Biomechatronics
6 A Knowledge in mechanical and electronic engineering; adequate maths and applied maths skills; background knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology; Some programming capability: MATLAB, C, C++, software tools used by engineers including CAD and EDA packages
P (MECH3921 or BMET3921) or MTRX3700 or MTRX3760 or (AMME5921 or BMET5921 or BMET9921)
N AMME4790 or AMME5790
Biomedical Machine Learning
6 A (BMET2960 and ENGG1810 and BMET2922) or equivalent study
Introduction to Biophotonics
6 A [BMET2903 or BMET9903] and [ELEC1103 or ELEC2100 or BMET2902]
Biomedical Technology Software
6 A (BMET2922 or BMET9922) and (BMET3660 or BMET9660)
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Biomedical stream.

Post-publication amendments

Original publication
Post-publication amendment
23/01/2024 Assumed knowledge (A) for BMET5934 published as:
A BMET2901/9901 or equivalent, and (BMET2925 or BMET9925), and (BMET3997 or BMET9997 or ELEC3305 or ELEC9305)
Assumed knowledge (A) for BMET5934 amended to:
A (BMET2960 and ENGG1810 and BMET2922) or equivalent study