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MSc Program in Biomedical Engineering (Univ. of Oulu)

University of Oulu

Program Description

Finland has impressive health technology industry (see and its health care system is worldwide known. University of Oulu ( and the OuluHealth innovation ecosystem ( offer an excellent platform for research and development (R&D) in Biomedical Engineering (BME) and Health Technology.

The International Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a two-year interdisciplinary program focusing on Biomechanics and Medical Imaging as well as Biomedical Signal and Image Processing. The BME program is organized by internationally recognized high-quality research groups in close collaboration with the Oulu University Hospital. The program and the international research groups have also cooperation with other health care organizations and health technology industry. The program will give you relevant skills and core knowledge of the latest methods, tools and technologies combined with issues such as:
•    Anatomy and Physiology
•    Biomechanics
•    Biomedical Measurements
•    Medical Physics and Imaging Techniques
•    Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
•    Machine Learning
•    e-Health
•    Health Technology Applications

The BME program provides with interdisciplinary knowledge in medical and health technologies from theoretical and practical perspective, capability to design and implement biomedical measurement systems and health applications, and process multimodal biomedical signals and images, and opportunity to modify personal study profile according to your professional interests. The BME studies give a good possibility to continue for doctoral studies.

The applicant can select from the two alternatives (1) or (2). Degrees to be obtained:
(1)    Master of Health Sciences, with focus on Biomechanics, Medical Imaging and Health Technology Applications
(2)    Master of Science (Technology), with focus on Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Machine Learning, and Measurement and Analysis of Biomedical Data

Students applying for the program must possess an applicable B.Sc. degree in biomedical engineering, biophysics, physics, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, electrical engineering, control engineering, mechanical engineering or other related fields.

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Programs offered in: English

Duration & Prices

Start Date
Autumn 2019
2 years

Full time

Free for EU/EEA citizens, 10,000€ for students outside EU/EEA, scholarships available
January 23, 2019