Biotronic engineering curriculum design: integrating electronic engineering and applied/health sciences
A specialised major in Biotronic Engineering that meets the needs of health care industry was offered at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). The Biotronic Engineering major focuses on integrating electronic and computer systems engineering with human biology and applied sciences to solve problems related to medical systems and devices. Moreover, it covers the design, build and maintenance of medical instrumentation and devices that save people’s lives or help keep them alive. This is a four year Honors degree designed for students who wish to become professional engineers with special knowledge of medical instruments and healthcare.