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BS in Medical Sciences & Engineering: An innovative Course from IIT Madras

IIT-M has started a new course combining Medical Sciences & Engineering. Check admission process and course structure

IIT Madras has started an innovative courses with core bjective to develop World-Class Engineering Physiologists who will define the future of medicine.

Program Name: Four Year BS Programme in Medical Sciences & Engineering

The BS Programme in Medical Sciences & Engineering is an interdisciplinary programme that bridges Medicine & Engineering.

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The course structure involves an internship in a hospital to tie theory and practice. The courses in the programme will be taught by both medical & engineering faculty, and will provide a strong research base for students.

The Structure of Physiology Courses offered by the programme include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Organs
  • Mathematical Modelling of the Organ System
  • Pathology of the Organ System and its interaction with other systems
  • Diagnostics / Measurement system and Treatment Protocols

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Admission Procedure

Students interested in the BS in Medical Sciences and Engineering programme will be required to:

  • Apply for the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) on the IISER admission portal
  • Fill up the application form on the admission portal of IIT Madras. The application portal will be open from 15 May 2023.

The Programme will cover the following broad areas:

  • Basic engineering principles that are necessary to understand physiology
  • Fundamental sciences to understand physiology
  • Basics of mathematical methods, machine learning, medical imaging, etc to build mathematical structure
  • Application of these fundamentals to the functioning of physiological systems

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Specialisation in one or more of the following areas:

  • Organ-specific Device Development
  • Artificial Intelligence applied to Health
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Quantitative Pharmacology
  • Drug Design and Deployment
  • Translational Research in Medicine and Regulatory Processes
  • Fundamental Physiological Sciences

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Published date : 12 May 2023 03:54PM

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