Electrical and biomedical engineers have revolutionised healthcare for entire populations by inventing devices and machines such as pacemakers and ultrasounds. Some may say that biomedical engineers are responsible for saving more lives than doctors.
Electrical engineering with a major in biomedical engineering connects technology and medicine. This major incorporates all electrical engineering subjects, with specialised coursework in the use of electronics in healthcare.
Your studies will include how to design, construct and maintain health-monitoring devices and diagnostic systems such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs).
You'll explore the fundamentals of medical signal processing, such as how to analyse electroencephalograms (EEGs), and explore how biomedical devices operate. You'll also learn how to interpret the electrical signals produced by these devices.
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