Courses - The Centre for Bioengineering - University of Canterbury - New Zealand



The University offers Third Professional Year Special Topics

ENME409 - Special Topic: Physiological Modelling
ENME480 - Independent Course of Study (restricted entry)


Postgraduate study in Bioengineering is offered through the Master of Bioengineering and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

ENBI690 - Bioengineering ME Thesis
ENME690 - Bioengineering ME Thesis

Those on the Masters programme are expected to include up to 45 points of courses. However, fewer courses may be taken if no courses exist that support the research. Please see the University Calendar for more information.

ENBI790 - Bioengineering PhD Thesis
ENME790 - Bioengineering PhD Thesis


Other Relevant Courses

Courses from various departments with a strong relevance to bioengineering are shown below. Permission should be obtained from the Head of Department (Mechanical Engineering) or designated academic to credit these courses to a BE(hons).

400 level


BIOL463 Cell Biology
BIOL462 Medical Biochemistry
Other 400-level biological papers may be admissible subject to approval from HOD.


MATH406 Mathematical Models in Biology
MATH416 Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations

Medical Physics

MDPH401 Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Physicists
MDPH406 Medical Imaging


PSYC451 Human Factors - Ergonomics


600 level

Mechanical Engineering

ENGR601 Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics
ENME417 Advanced Composite, Polymeric and Ceramic Materials


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