The healthcare industry in Ireland and internationally is growing exponentially and the use of sophisticated medical technology and instrumentation has created a demand for specialized, well trained graduates in the emerging field of Clinical Technology. The overall purpose of the programme is to provide students with the opportunity to pursue a multidisciplinary programme of study and meet the growing demand for technologists with specialist skills in Clinical Technology.
This programme will allow the student to combine a broad knowledge of science, medical, electrical/electronic principles with the specific knowledge required for the applications of Clinical Technology in a variety of healthcare and industry related settings. You may also gain a parallel award in Basic Life Support.
Who is the programme suited to?
This programme is designed for students who have a keen interest in science, technology and medicine and who wish to pursue successful careers in the dynamic and fast emerging field of Clinical Technology. You will have small class sizes, dedicated lecturers, and gain hands-on experience of state of the art medical technologies as they are used in hospital, healthcare and industry settings.
The programme content has been carefully developed in conjunction with medical and industrial partners to develop a specific skill set relevant to employment in Clinical and Medical Technology support roles. The programme offers you excellent employment opportunities and career prospects in key areas within the healthcare sector including Hospitals and other Healthcare Providers, in addition to industry roles in medical equipment manufacture, service, sales and distribution.
Postgraduate progression opportunities are also available.