University of Oulu has a long tradition in the education and research in Biomedical Engineering (BME). BME is a fast-evolving research theme under the Information Technology focus area of the University.
The International Master’s Programme in Biomedical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing at the University of Oulu is research oriented to offer a strong basis for research career. The contributing departments have received excellent grades from an international research assessment panel. The education is systematized with strongly interdisciplinary approach.
Master’s theses are completed in participating research groups.The programme structure and contents is based on the most recent international recommendations for BME education. University of Oulu has actively participated in several European level projects in BME education, including BIOMEDEA,EAMBES and TEMPUS project Curricula Reformation and Harmonization in Biomedical Engineering (CRH-BME, 2009-2011).
Students of our programme focus on biomedical signal processing, biomedical imaging and image processing, and biomedical instrumentation. BME courses are given by:
After completing the Master’s degree the student is able to
You can apply until:
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