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BIOE403 Bioengineering Design

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Design for a medical/bioengineering application resulting in a product, system, process or communication outcome. Emphasis on materials, technology, instrumentation and interface for unmet bioengineering needs.

For a more complete description of this paper please view the Centre for Bioengineering and Nanomedicine, Department of Oral- Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry website

Paper title Bioengineering Design
Paper code BIOE403
Subject Bioengineering
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,610.82
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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DETE 402
Design paper offerings are currently being reviewed.

Associate Professor Azam Ali
Dr Jaydee Cabral

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Azam Ali
Dr Jaydee Cabral

Course reader provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Understand the relevance design has in the fields of biomimetics, biomaterials and biological processes
  • Apply problem solving, human-centred, strategic and sustainable design strategies to create a prototype product, system, process or communication in bioengineering
  • Be aware of current ethical issues and thinking in bioengineering

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 10-12, 17, 19, 21, 30, 36, 41


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 9-13, 17-22, 28-34, 36-37, 39