University of Technology Sydney

41167 Health Innovation Studio

12cp; 3h collaborative class, 2h timetabled group work time. Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): 41163 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering Studio B AND 26101 Health Economics and Evaluation



The overall aim of this studio is to provide a rich and attractive practice-based learning environment for biomedical engineering students to deeply learn and become professionally competent and innovative. To realise these aims the studio focuses on the methods of (reflective) innovative design practice, teamwork, mentoring and deep learning techniques including immersion in difficult problems in a complex environment. Innovative methods are used to tackle real challenges in advancing health and health care. The challenges are posed by key players in the healthcare sector including commercial and non-commercial parties. Students learn to apply health economics theory techniques and innovative design practice to create and evaluate potential solutions to healthcare challenges, quantify their value and convince key stakeholders. The subject allows students to move towards senior roles in teams and expects them to become accomplished in reflection and demonstrate creative problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on problem-framing and design.

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Spring session, City campus

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