Biomedical Engineering: Biomechanics and Imaging, 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: Biomechanics and Imaging 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: Biomechanics and Imaging 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 faculty (Faculty of Medicine) focus on biomechanics and biomedical imaging. BME courses are given by:
  • Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, Medical Technology
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Laboratory
  • Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Biophysics
Learning outcomes

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

  • obtain and evaluate critically novel knowledge and special know-how in the field, and use and apply it independently and creatively in the biomedical engineering research and development (R&D)
  • conduct research work by using scientific research methods
  • produce new knowledge for the needs of industry and society
  • participate in industrial R&D and expert tasks in the field
  • put in practice mathematical modeling and analysis algorithms for processing physiological signals and medical images
  • plan and perform measurement systems for biomechanics
Occupational profiles of graduates
  • Research, education, and specialist duties in academia and research institutes.
  • Developing and testing products in the industry as well as marketing and post-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 units.
  • Public official tasks related to the quality control and management.
After graduation
University of Oulu graduates enter the job market as experts of the environment, economics, technology, medicine, education and culture. Research institutes such as CWC, Infotech, Biocenter Oulu and the Thule Institute offer possibilities for an academic career. Collaboration between the University, the city of Oulu, the research institutes and businesses is vast and productive. For a large number of companies, Oulu has been a favourable environment for their R&D.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Basics in eHealth
  • Medical Physics and Imaging
  • Biomechanics of Human Movemen
  • Biosignal Processing
  • Project in Medical Imaging
  • Survival Finnish Course
  • Project in Health Technology
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, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or other related 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.
Sufficient English language proficiency as demonstrated by one of the following alternatives
  • Minimum of 20 ECTS credits of studies conducted in English language at a higher education institution in Finland
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English
  • An approved language test

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 10000 International
  • Free EU/EEA

Funding

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