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Clinical Technology

Develop the skills you need for a career as a clinical technologist, capable of applying your knowledge to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Clinical Technology

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero | International Foundation Year

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

You will learn: to design and manufacture medical equipment
tissue engineering and wound repair for making artificial organs
application, repair and maintenance of medical devices
to carry out physiological measurements, such as ECG, EMG, BMI, spirometry and skin analysis
You will specialise in three areas – renal technology (dialysis), rehabilitation engineering (prosthetics / orthotics), and medical technology/engineering.

Technological innovation in the field of medicine and healthcare is accelerating at an enormous pace. The modern hospital is now the centre of a technologically sophisticated healthcare system, and this requires equally technologically sophisticated staff. This mean you’ll be highly employable as a graduate.

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Important

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Cutting-edge research feeds directly into teaching and student projects, ensuring your studies are innovative, current and focused - and directly related to developments in the healthcare and orthopaedic industries.

There is strong demand in the NHS for graduates with the right mix of technical and clinical abilities. This demand is expected to increase as technological innovation in the field of medicine and healthcare is accelerating at an enormous pace. and because of ongoing reforms of NHS structures.

There is strong demand in the NHS for graduates with the right mix of technical and clinical abilities. This demand is expected to increase as technological innovation in the field of medicine and healthcare is accelerating at an enormous pace. and because of ongoing reforms of NHS structures.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences