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Biomedical Engineering encompasses fundamental concepts in engineering, biology and medicine to develop innovative approaches and new devices, materials, implants, algorithms, processes and systems for the medical industry. These could be used for the assessment and evaluation of technology; for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases; for patient care and rehabilitation and for improving medical practice and health care delivery.
The first year of the Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on mandatory courses expanding students engineering skills and knowledge in areas like: anatomy, physiology, biology and biochemistry. Courses in mathematics, statistics, multidimensional biomedical signal generation and analysis, combined with medical informatics and biomedical modelling and simulation, create a solid foundation for the continuation of the programme.
In the second year, three areas of specialization are introduced: medical informatics, medical imaging and bioengineering. As well as that, a mandatory course in Philosophy of Science is given, preparing students for the degree project.
Graduates of the Biomedical Engineering programme should be able to:
The Biomedical Engineering curriculum supports and sustains "Engineering for Health" through a relevant mixture of mandatory and elective courses. This enables both broad and in-depth studies, which emphasise the importance of multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to real world engineering problems in biology and medicine.
Applicants are expected to have:
If the applicant has other type of degree, it must conform with the ABET (American Board of Engineering and Technology) specification for Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
The specific requirements may be assessed as not fulfilled if:
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Linköping University offers sholarships to new students with excellent academic results. Scholarships within the programme LiU International Scholarships will result in a tuition fee waiver of 50-100 %
Who is eligible?
This scholarship programme is not open for students from the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Students from these countries should apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship.
To apply for a LiU International Scholarship, you must first apply for the programme you wish to study at Linköping University using the online national application website, www.universityadmissions.se.
Application for a LiU International Scholarship is made by by filling in the electronic application form on Linköping University’s website.
The application for the selected master's programme(s) on www.universityadmissions.se must be made prior to making a scholarship application on Linköping University’s website, as necessary information for making the scholarship application is obtained during this process.
Scholarship notifications will be announced by Linköping University on www.liu.se by the end of March.
The scholarship receiver must confirm the offer by:
If no reply is registered on www.universityadmissions.se by 8 April, the offer of a scholarship is revoked.
If there are scholarhips for second year applicants, information on how to apply will be posted here by mid-June.
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