Biomedical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10000
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
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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.
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About

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:

  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, Medical Technology
  • Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Biophysics
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering,Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Laboratory
Learning outcomes

After completing the Master’s degree the student is able to

  • take advantage of the basic methods of digital image and video processing, statistical pattern recognition, and machine vision to solve problems in medical image processing
  • put in practice mathematical modeling and analysis algorithms for processing physiological signals
  • plan a system to take advantage of measurement sensors for the measurements of biological phenomena
Occupational profiles of graduates
  • Research, teaching, and specialist duties.
  • Developing and testing products in the industry as well as marketing support and managerial tasks.
  • Consulting on the use and procurement of products, evaluation of performance, maintenance, customization of appliances to clinical and research needs in health care stations.
  • Public official tasks related to the quality control and establishment of safety standards.

Programme Structure

Courses included
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Research Methods
  • Sensors and Measuring Techniques
  • Computer Graphics
  • Big Data Processing and Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Wireless Measurements
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Basics in eHealth
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Programme Specific Academic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in biomedical engineering, biophysics, physics, computer science, electrical engineering, control engineering, or other relevant fields.
General admission requirements
  • very good or excellent grades in Basic studies in Mathematical Sciences (e.g. mathematics, physics) and
  • the applicant should have an university level Bachelor's degree, or equivalent university level degree, suitable for biomedical engineering studies, with very good or excellent grades.
Application Documents
Selection Process
An interview can be arranged to verify the most qualified applicants. There will be at most 10 students selected to the Master's programme. If two or more applicants score the same number of points, their order shall be determined on the basis of the relevance and the level of the applicant's overall study record in the Bachelor's degree.
Detailed Selection Criteria
The applications are evaluated based on the following criteria:The level and the relevance of the applicant's overall study record in the Bachelor's degree and other studies
  • The quality of the applicant's Motivation Letter*
  • The quality of the applicant's Research Interest*
  • The quality of the CV
  • Reference letters
* Motivation Letter and Research Interest are included in the online application form.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 10000 International
  • Free EU/EEA

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