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Healthcare & Technology (Module)

Module description

Develop your understanding and knowledge of a selection of key topics in Healthcare Technology. This module will include the basics of medical imaging, medical simulation and medical robotics. It also aims to give you practical experience of each of the mentioned topics and an awareness of the historical developments in Healthcare Technology over the last 100 years.

The module is taught by King’s academics, and based on a 15 credit King's undergraduate module. It comprises 150 study hours, including teaching time, independent study and group work. A detailed timetable for this module will be available on KEATS from June 2020. 

Learning outcomes and objectives

By the end of the module, you should have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of key topics in Healthcare Technology, including the basics of medical imaging, medical simulation and medical robotics.
  • Demonstrated an understanding of the practical applications of these topics. 

Staff information

Taught by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King's College London


Teaching pattern

  • Lectures
  • Seminars and tutorials
  • Private study
  • Assignments

Module assessment - more information

  • In-class multiple choice test (50%)
  • One essay of 1,500 words (50%)

Key information

Module code 4ZSS0160

Credit level 4

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value Classes can often be taken for credit towards degrees at other institutions, and are examined to university standards. To receive credit for King's summer classes, contact your home institution to ask them to award external credit. This class is equivalent to an undergraduate degree module and usually awarded 3-4 US credits or 7.5 ECTS.

Semester summer session 2

Study abroad module No