Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

BIOE404 Medical Devices and Technology

Design and fabrication theory for medical devices and associated technologies. Investigating choice of materials/biomaterials, processing techniques and performance. Use and application of the medical devices and technologies.

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

Paper title Medical Devices and Technology
Paper code BIOE404
Subject Bioengineering
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (Distance learning)
Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,655.16
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Limited to
MSc, MAppSc, PGDipAppSc, PGCertAppSc
May not be credited together with BIOE402 passed in 2016 or 2017.

Associate Professor Azam Ali

Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Azam Ali

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.

Course workbook is provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand applications of biomaterials and engineering sciences to biology and humans
  • Understand selected physiological processes and the needs for diagnosis and treatment/repair of injury and diseases
  • Identify appropriate techniques to design, process and develop technology (ie system or medical devices) for medical applications
  • Learn in vitro or in vivo study methods essential in bioengineering

^ Top of page


Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system

Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 13, 18-19, 21-22, 28-29, 33-34, 36, 38-41