School of Manufacturing and Design Engineering


B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Medical Device Innovation 2014-15

NQAI Level 8, 1 year add-on degree


Springboad Applicants : DT764

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Advanced Entry Applicants: DT710

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About the Medical Device Innovation Programme

  • Designed to provide students with a range of knowledge and skills for employment in a medical device environment.
  • Opportunities for graduates in the medical device industry in design, manufacturing, technical services, customer support and a range of other areas in this skilled industry.
  • The programme was formulated with industry input in response to a number of recommendations highlighted in the Forfás Report on the Future Skills Needs of the Irish Medical Devices Sector.
  • The programme specifically addresses the need to upskill technicians and the provision of professional development within this sector.

Download Programme Brochure: Medical Device Innovation Brochure

Who can apply for this programme?*

  • Those with a NQAI Level 7 degree in an appropriate engineering or science discipline.
  • Typically graduates from mechanical, manufacturing, electronic, electrical, civil, structural and related engineering disciplines will be considered.
  • Suitably qualified applicants returning to full-time education.
  • Open to many disciplines — Contact us (see details below) to see if your background would qualify you for acceptance onto this 1 year NQAI Level 8 Honors Degree (B.Sc.) programme
  • Currently, all applicants eligeble under Springboard Labour Market Activation

* Note: Entry is subject to interview. Places are limited  

Course Content

Semester 1 
Semester 2 

 Anatomy & Physiology

Lean / Six-sigma   

 Basic Principles of Medical Device Technology

Medical Device Analysis

 Applied Biomaterials 

 Validation & Regulatory Affairs

Innovation / Project Management  

Medical Device Manufacturing

Computer Aided Design & Analysis

 Computer Aided Design & Analysis

Team Design Project

Team Design Project



Programme Chair

Mr. Robert Simpson

School of Manufacturing and Design Engineering, Bolton St., Dublin 1


Tel: +353 1 402 3823

Fax: +353 1 402 3986


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