20 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: MAT407
Pre-requisites: MAT205, MAT209

MAT205, MAT209

Aims/Description: The lecture course will continue with the systems based introduction to human physiology and anatomy introduced in MAT201 level 2 and explore through lectures the tissue engineering and biomedical engineering approaches to cope with disease, failure and old age in body systems. Generic technologies of relevance to tissue enginering such as gene therapy and stem cell introduction will also be included.

Restrictions on availability: Cannot be taken with MAT407.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Materials Science and Engineering):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK