52885WA Advanced Diploma of Biomedical Engineering

Course Overview

DBE

This advanced diploma is delivered with a strong practical focus. Upon completion of this program, students emerge from the course able to demonstrate specialized and integrated technical and theoretical knowledge, with considerable depth, in subject matter related to biomedical engineering.

Course Benefits: 
• Skills in the latest biomedical engineering industry
• Practical guidance from experts in the field
• Global networking contacts in the industry
• Improved career prospects and income
• A world class Advanced Diploma of Biomedical Engineering

At a glance

Duration
  • 18 Months
Study Mode
  • Online
Fees
Location
  • Online
Intakes
7 February 2023, 7 August 2023
Course Type
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Electronic Engineering

Program Details

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to the capacity of biomedical engineering and related industries to maintain their competitiveness in a global market place through the application of latest technologies, value adding to existing products, process and services and the development of new, sustainable and innovative solutions.

This practical program avoids too much emphasis on theory. The lecturers presenting this advanced diploma are highly experienced engineers who have worked in the biomedical engineering industry. The delivery methodology — live and interactive webinars with the use of state-of-the-art technologies such as remote and virtual laboratories and simulation software — ensures you graduate with cutting-edge skills that are valued by employers around the world.

As engineering paraprofessionals, graduates will be able to:

  • Recognise and interpret electrical and electronic concepts applicable to biomedical equipment
  • Identify and assess fundamental networking and communications parameters
  • Develop appropriate procedures necessary to operate and maintain biomedical equipment and instrumentation
  • Analyse, diagnose, plan, design and execute solutions with respect to biomedical technologies
  • Identify and optimise the data from biomedical and image processing equipment
  • Differentiate and justify appropriate biomedical equipment related to measurement and imaging in specific aspects of medicine
  • Plan, communicate and implement engineering solutions to typical scenarios related to biomedical equipment and instrumentation systems
  • Manage complex projects on time and within budget
  • Manage self-autonomy to achieve objectives within organisations
  • Develop professional practice in the field
  • Communicate professionally and effectively

Student applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and the following minimum entry requirements are to be strictly adhered to:

  • Applicants must have at least a Year 12 or Cert III trade qualification or equivalent in a related field;

AND

  • They must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a related field

OR

  • At least 4 years’ work experience in a related field – subject to acceptance of an application for Credit to Entry **

AND

  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in a Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent;

OR

  • A specified level of achievement in a recognized English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 5.5 (with no individual band score less than 5.0); or equivalent;

OR

  • Satisfactory completion of another course offered by EIT, or by another tertiary institution, in English

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VET Student Loan (VSL) Program is available for this course:

This means eligible students can use a VET Student Loan to pay their tuition fees up to a maximum loan cap amount, to be repaid through the Australian Taxation System.

If you have been approved for a VET Student Loan, the borrowed amount will be incurred as a debt that is repayable to the Commonwealth government.

Click here to learn more about your eligibility and applying for VET Student Loan (VSL) on this course.

Payment Methods

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This qualification is officially accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC), and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for delivery by EIT in all Australian states. EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.

Find out more about country-specific accreditation and professional recognition.

  • Field Service Technician
  • Medical Equipment Service Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Medical Sales Technician
  • Engineering Associate
  • Maintenance Technician

Program leader for this program is Indumathi V

You are expected to spend approximately 10-15 hours per week learning the program material and completing assessments. This includes attending weekly webinars that run for about 90 minutes to facilitate class discussion and allow you to ask questions. This program is run online on an intensive part-time basis and has been designed to fit around full-time work. It will take 18 months to complete.

We understand that sometimes work commitments and personal circumstances can get in the way of your studies, so if at any point you feel that you are struggling with the pace of the course or finding a particular module challenging, you are encouraged to contact your designated learning support officer for assistance.

Applications are open for our upcoming intakes. Please ensure your application is submitted at least one week before the start date of the program.

Any student has a right to appeal a decision of the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) or any member of the institute’s staff. EIT has a comprehensive Policy on Appeals and Grievances to assist students.

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Hear from our students

  One of the best on-line course that I had completed. It is very relevant to my current work and will definitely elevate my rank.  
  My background is Electronics Engineering so I enjoyed all the medical modules especially the anatomy and physiology because it’s all new to me.  
  The course has tried to bring a broad perspective of biomedical engineering into one platter, which is commendable. Also course coordinator was very supportive throughout the course, she did an excellent job. Additionally, all the instructors did a splendid job.  

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