This course is designed to enable students to apply the fundamental principles of material sciences to biomedical applications.
Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.
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This course will have the following intended learning outcomes. Consequently, with the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Describe the material science and engineering requirements related to biomaterials.
2. Provide specific examples of the different types of biomaterials and their intrinsic differences.
3. Explain the complexity of the application of materials in biology.
4. Employ engineering analysis methods to evaluate the selection and performance of biomaterials.
5. Critically reflect on and apply basic concepts to biomaterials.
6. Demonstrate clear technical written and oral communication skills.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Total grad (written exam, report and oral exam)
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Written exam after half-term||4/10||1 Hours||Letter grades||None permitted|
|Oral exam||3/10||Letter grades|
Report and oral presentation are based on project work and are carried out and assessed in groups.The course has an ongoing assessment. All parts must be passed in order to obtain a final grade in the course.There is no re-sit possibilities for the report or oral presentation. Students that wish to improve their result in this part, may do so the next time the course is lectured. A re-sit exam is arranged for the written exam.