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MSc Biomedical Engineering


Course Description

As a biomedical engineer you develop new methods for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Commonly, you work in multidisciplinary teams with medical doctors, engineers, biologists and biochemists.

Current-day medical practice relies increasingly on technology. You can think of microelectronics, information technology, and mechanical and material engineering. As a biomedical engineer you develop new methods; from ever more advanced imaging instruments to scaffolds for tissue engineering; and from modelling software to new surgical appliances.

If you are interested in health care and technology, the Master's programme Biomedical Engineering offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth information on a broad-range of topics. You will study topics in the fields of imaging techniques, physiological control engineering, rehabilitation engineering, implant engineering, cell and tissue engineering and infection prevention, as well as aspects of medical ethics and law. You also become well-versed in medical and biological basic knowledge.

In addition, the University of Groningen offers you state-of-the-art medical facilities and a unique professional cooperation with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).

We also offer an Erasmus Mundus programme in Biomedical Engineering: A joint project between four European universities. Students will start the programme at one of these universities and will spend at least one semester at a partner university.

Why in Groningen?

- State-of-the-art medical facilities
- Unique cooperation with the University Medical Center Groningen

Job perspectives

When you have completed the Master Biomedical Engineering, there a numerous employment possibilities in both research and management-oriented jobs. The multidisciplinary nature of Biomedical Engineering adds significantly to employment possibilities in both research and management-oriented jobs in:
- Industry
- Research agencies
- Hospitals
- Universities
- Government organizations dealing with health-related products and services

Biomedical engineers may contribute to research, to engineering design and product development, or to business aspects of engineering and technical management. They are also experts who may advise on the development of long-term strategies and policies in the field of medical life sciences.

Visit the MSc Biomedical Engineering page on the University of Groningen website for more details!

Entry Requirements

An academic Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering, or in Life Science & Technology majoring in biomedical engineering. Applicants holding an academic Bachelor's degree in Physics, Applied Physics, etc, may be admitted on condition that any deficiencies related to biomedical engineering will be dealt with in the first year.Applicants holding a non-university bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc. may be admitted, but they may first be subjected to an individual premaster program of about 30 ECTS.

Course Fees

2017/2018 EU/EEA: €2006 (Full-time); non-EU/EEA: €14200 (Full-time)


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