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MSc in Biomedical Engineering

University of Groningen
Groningen
English
September

Program description

Masters in Biomedical Engineering education GroningenBecome a Biomedical Engineer

MSc Biomedical Engineering offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth information on a broad-range of topics within health care and technology, while working with state-of-the-art medical facilities.

Current-day medical practice relies increasingly on technology. You can think of imaging the inside of your body with MRI or CT, solving heart problems by placing artificial valves, or measuring stress to avoid a burn-out. Many disciplines are involved to realise these devices: microelectronics, information technology, mechanical and material engineering.

As a biomedical engineer you have knowledge of all these fields of expertise and you apply it to develop new devices; from ever more advanced imaging instruments to scaffolds for tissue engineering; and from sensor systems to new implants and artificial organs. Commonly, you work in multidisciplinary teams with medical doctors, engineers, biologists and of course patients.

If you are interested in health care and technology, the Master's programme Biomedical Engineering offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth information on a broad-range of topics. You will study topics in the fields of imaging techniques, physiological control engineering, rehabilitation engineering, implant engineering, cell and tissue engineering and infection prevention, as well as aspects of medical ethics and law. You also become well-versed in medical and biological basic knowledge.

In addition, the University of Groningen offers you state-of-the-art medical facilities and a unique professional cooperation with the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).

We also offer a European Master in Biomedical Engineering, with available scholarships. This joint project is organized between six European universities. Students will start the programme at one of these universities and will spend at least one year at a partner university.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the MSc in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Groningen are:

  • completion of a  Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. Applicants holding a Bachelor’s degree in physics, physical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering, may be admitted on condition that any deficiencies related to biomedical engineering are dealt with in the first semester. 
  • Sufficient English proficiency, demonstrated by the following minimum test scores: English proficiency: TOEFL 580/237/92, IELTS 6.5

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Tuition fees

EU students 2019-2020: €2,083/year

Non- EU students 2019-2020: €15,500/ year

Qualification

Masters of Science (MSc) in Biomedical Engineering

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 the university ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor,...


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University of Groningen

Broerstraat 5
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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www.rug.nl

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