Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

About this program

The Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa is an education course which combines medicine, biology, engineering, science, and specific biomedical engineering subjects.

Wits' 4-year, full-time Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering applies engineering and other quantitative sciences to solve biological and medical problems. These include developing artificial organs, image recognition systems, and sophisticated x-ray imaging systems. Students also achieve a quantitative understanding of disease processes. The Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering is part of the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at Wits.

Upon completion of the Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering, stuents do not have a professional qualification, and it is recommended they pursue an Honours degree in Physics or a professional qualification in Engineering or Medicine. This process is easily facilitated by Wits, and after which, graduates are well-suited to work in the highly technical health care environment of today.

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University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

1 Jan Smuts Avenue
2000 Johannesburg
South Africa


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