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Healthcare & Technology (Module)

Module description

The module will give you a basic understanding and knowledge of a selection of key topics in Healthcare Technology, including 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.

This module will consist of a minimum of 45 contact hours with teaching taking place between 9 am and 5 pm from Monday to Friday. This is the 2019 timetable but please note that content and timings are subject to change.

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
  • Practicals
  • London walks and visits to key institutions
  • Private study

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