Our 2 year international MedTech Masters Degree programme offers a functional understanding and technical knowledge of the major areas within the fields of functional imaging and radiotherapy. Our course is the first of its kind in Europe.
Functional imaging and in particular radiotherapy are considered two of the most innovative and developing areas within technology and medicine. Individuals with a technical background who can act as interface between these specialist fields are indeed very rare. Our Masters Degree programme offers you the ability to serve as one of these much sought-after specialists working across these two unique though very much entwining disciplines.
Graduates will acquire an in-depth knowledge of both fundamentals and specific expertise within both functional imaging and radiotherapy.
Highly qualified and experienced staff will cover the complete spectrum of knowledge relevant to the modern workplace in this field. This ranges from the physical processes involved in image generation and biological interpretation to physical effects and biological consequences.
Both specific and methodical skills, inter- and multidisciplinary qualifications characterize this Masters Degree programme. Students will be trained to develop a more lateral form of thinking, a necessity in work of this kind. This enables graduates to recognize individual objectives more specifically in relation to one another and thus prove more effective in technical, medical, biological and economical environments.
Lectures in the fields of economics, radiation protection and personal development also make up the remainder of the study programme.
Structure of Study
Biomedical and IT Fundamentals, Radiation
Protection Course, Scientific Methodology and
Personality Development, Functional Imaging
Conventional Radiotherapy, Application of
Functional Imaging, Image Processing
Business and Management, Ion Radiotherapy
Technology, Application of Ion Radiotherapy
Master of Science in Engineering (M.Sc.)
Who can apply?
Graduates of technical Bachelor, Master, Diploma or PhD studies of accredited universities
Graduates of Bachelor programmes in Health Sciences or equivalent in the field of nuclear medicine, radiological diagnostics, or radiation therapy.
Preliminary Summer School.
To ensure a smooth entry into the course, a summer school is offered during the summer break before the beginning of the first semester. The specifics of the summer school will depend on previous knowledge and experience in each of the following disciplines: mathematics, physics, IT, anatomy, physiology and pathology. This allows all applicants to ensure the full range of ECTS points for all disciplines necessary for entry to the programme. The summer school is primarily eLearning and will conclude with workshop sessions over several days at the university in Wiener Neustadt.
No work experience is required.
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The University of Applied Sciences, Wiener Neustadt was established in 1994 as the first of its kind in Austria. From its inception and by law it was unequivocally positioned in the third level of education in Austria. Its aim was to combine academic studies with a more practically orientated education, which would be specifically suited to the business and technology sectors of today. The University of Applied Sciences, Wiener Neustadt currently consists of four faculties, Business, Engineering, Health Studies and Security.