Bioengineering is a rapidly evolving and multidisciplinary field that stands at the interface between science and industry. Specialists in bioengineering are in high demand in numerous industries in and around Tampere, including high-technology companies and research units. The degree is a perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and specialist skills and opens doors to countless career opportunities.
Students enrolled in the Master's Degree Programme in Bioengineering enjoy a great deal of freedom that comes with personal responsibility. The programme is organized into modules that also include elective components, so that you can select courses that match your personal interests and goals. The major module in bioengineering is compulsory for all students. You are free to choose your minor.
As most of our teaching staff also conduct research, you are continuously exposed to the latest research. The expected learning outcomes of the programme are listed below.
Upon graduation, you will have the ability to:
Students who major in bioengineering complete advanced studies to gain further knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment. The courses cover topics that are directly related to the latest scientific research conducted in the participating departments at TUT.
The courses place special emphasis on molecular biotechnology and microbiology-related topics, such as biological energy production and omes technologies: genomes, interactomes, metabolomes, transcriptomes, proteomes,
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Applicants must hold a three- or four-year Bachelor of Science degree from an internationally recognized university in the field applicable to the major studies. The overall grade (CGPA) of the degree should be at least 70 % of the maximum marks.
Bachelor of Science degree in the field of:
The official language of the programme is English, so a good command of the English language is an absolute prerequisite. Students whose mother tongue is not English are required to submit a certificate of their language proficiency. English-speaking countries are: Australia, Canada, Ireland, the UK and the USA.
TUT is introducing a generous scholarship programme for fee-paying students. With the help of the TUT scholarship, TUT continues to provide excellent international students with high-quality, yet affordable, education.
The TUT scholarship programme consists of the TUT academic excellence scholarship and tuition fee waivers.
TUT is awarding the TUT academic excellence scholarship to up to nine of the most talented applicants. The TUT academic excellence scholarships include a full tuition fee waiver as well as an allowance of 7000 € per academic year to cover living costs. The scholarships are awarded for an academic year and considered on an annual basis.
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