What will I learn?

This advanced diploma is delivered with a strong practical focus. It covers a variety of skills such as those in electrical and electronics engineering required to service and maintain healthcare equipment. Upon completion of this program, you will gain skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in biomedical engineering.

Program Details

The advanced diploma in biomedical engineering instills a wide range of skills that may be applied to develop software, instrumentation, image processing, and mathematical models for simulation. Biomedical engineers are employed in hospitals, clinical laboratories, medical equipment manufacturing companies, medical equipment service and maintenance companies, pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, assistive technology, and rehabilitation engineering manufacturing companies and research centers.

This practical program avoids too much emphasis on theory. The lecturers presenting this advanced diploma are highly experienced engineers who have worked in the biomedical engineering industry. The delivery methodology — live and interactive webinars with the use of state-of-the-art technologies such as remote and virtual laboratories and simulation software — ensures you graduate with cutting-edge skills that are valued by employers around the world.

Program Structure

The program is composed of 18 modules. These modules cover a range of aspects to provide you with maximum practical coverage in the field of biomedical engineering.

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Field Service Technician
  • Medical Equipment Service Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Medical Sales Technician
  • Engineering Associate
  • Maintenance Technician

Which department am I in?

School of Electronic Engineering

Study options

Online/Distance (18 months)

Tuition fees
Total Course Fees AUD $10,980

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected August 2022

Entry requirements

For international students

This advanced diploma is an accelerated, practical, work-oriented program. It is designed for engineers and technicians who have some background in the field. This includes those who have technical or ‘trade’ qualifications who want to move to the next career step, those with substantial relevant work experience who need to formalize and enhance their achievements, and those with higher-level qualifications in a related field who wish to develop specialist knowledge.

This means you are required to have either a trade certificate (Certificate 3) or equivalent, or at least three years of work experience within a relevant job and industry to gain entrance. You may also have a higher level of qualification in a corresponding field and be looking to gain further practical knowledge.

Practical work experience in related areas of engineering would help enormously. It would not be suitable for a student with no relevant work experience.

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About Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT)

EIT equips international students with highly employable skills valued by global employers.

  • Among the world’s few schools to specialise in engineering
  • Welcomes international students from over 140 countries
  • Offers programs developed by international industry experts
  • Offers more personalised attention with small class sizes