Medical Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria | Linz, Austria
24 months
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The international Medical Engineering degree programme from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria equips the students for engineering innovative medical devices. Furthermore students gain information how to place them into markets.


Therefor students deepen fundamentals of engineering and science in essential areas of medical technologies and can choose 3 (out of 4) elective modules: Electronics, Biomechanics, Medical Device Software, Materials Technology. These are enhanced by courses considering Systems Engineering, Medicine and Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs.

Within the Project Work and Master's Thesis, students can apply their skills within companies, research institutes or hospitals to develop, produce or integrate modern medical devices or products. As part of the final examination, students have to present their conclusions underpinned by theoretical knowledge and their own rationale.

Graduates are qualified as engineers with the ability to develop medical devices and products within the regulatory framework of European markets and the ability to consider FDA regulations. Application areas are medical imaging systems, assisted medical robotics, pacemakers, bionic prostheses, artificial intelligence based support systems and many more.


Graduates of the Medical Engineering degree programme from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria are prepared for national and international leadership functions in medical product development and placing them into markets as well as for a further scientific career, for example for doctoral studies.

Therefor, medical engineers are working - for example - in development and applied research, engineering production, in the fields of regulatory affairs, quality and product management.

They also serve as qualified advisors and as experts for technical sales and marketing. The health care system needs medical engineers for the acquisition, care and maintenance of medical products. Further employers are the certification authorities and research facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Medicine for Medical Engineers
  • Applied Statistics
  • Analog Circuit Design
  • Embedded Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduates of Medical-/Biomedical Engineering bachelor’s degree programmes with 180 ECTS points or more; Graduates with degrees in other technical areas: please see also section Entrance requirements

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU and EEA countries: EUR 363.36 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution 
  • non-member states: EUR 726.72 per semester + ÖH (Austrian Student Union) contribution. Merit-based scholarships are available.

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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