Biomedical Engineering: A Guide to Education, Career & Growth

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Find out why Biomedical Engineering is the most sought out engineering course at Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in this blog.

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The study of biomedical engineering implies a vast range of diagnostic and therapeutic applications. This branch of sciences and engineering is a standard multidisciplinary area of study that involves the application of engineering techniques to help practitioners like physicians and doctors in their healthcare practices.

What is the future of biomedical engineering?

Employment of bioengineering and biomedical engineers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Bioengineering and biomedical engineers are expected to see employment growth owing to the growing technologies and their applications in medical equipment and devices.

Who is eligible for biomedical engineering?

To be qualified for this course, a student should have finished +2 from a distinguished university with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

How is medical biology related to engineering?

Engineering and biology help in merging the plan and problem solving methods of engineering with medical sciences to advance healthcare treatment for diagnosis, treatment and therapy.

Is a master’s degree in biomedical engineering totally worth it?

Biomedical engineering has been flourishing over the years and earning a master’s degree in engineering gives a sense of job security. 

What course should you take up to earn a degree in biomedical engineering?

Candidates aspiring biomedical engineering as a career option can pursue a 4 year Bachelor’s in Technology (B.Tech) programme or a 5 year integrated course in B. Tech programmes at the undergraduate level. After completing graduation, candidates can also pursue a 2 year Master’s course in Technology (M.Tech) programme in Biomedical Engineering.

We, at Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, train students to develop careers in medical electronics, rehabilitation engineering, molecular diagnostics, medical data science and therapy design.  Our laboratories and facilities provide key infrastructure to learn state of the art concepts in these areas.  Opportunities for collaboration with Sri Ramakrishna Hospitals, Coimbatore, a sister organisation under the trust, also provide easy access to a wealth of expertise and options for studying real world health issues.

Our programme is well structured to meet the growing demand for professionals to address emerging problems in healthcare services, support industries and innovations for tackling health related challenges worldwide.

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