Computational Biomedical Engineering

Pompeu Fabra University

12 months
5750 EUR/year
3302 EUR/year
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This Master in Computational Biomedical Engineering at Pompeu Fabra University comprises the quantitative analysis of biomedical images and signals as well as the modeling of living organisms and health-related products. From the cellular level up to the level of whole organisms, the different analysis and modeling projects will cover the many different scales of biological organization.


What educational approach does our Master take?

Our Master in Computational Biomedical Engineering at Pompeu Fabra University clearly focuses on research projects. Each student will be hosted and mentored by one of the research groups. We will take the background and interests of the individual students into account when assigning the student to a certain research group. 

The students will carry out their master thesis in their research group. 

Beyond that they will be embedded in the daily activities of these groups such as:

  • the participation in reading groups
  • journal clubs
  • regular interaction with junior researchers and supervisors.

The language of our master is 100% English.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Biosignal Analysis
  • Computational Bioelectromagnetism 
  • Computational Cardiology
  • Complexity Science 


  • Graduates in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Graduates in other areas of engineering or basic sciences, with knowledge in programming and comparable to graduates in Biomedical Engineering (engineering in the fields of IT, Telecommunications, Telematics, Audiovisual Systems, Mechanics, Aerospace, Sound and Image, Electronics, Materials, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology), also graduates in Physics, Chemistry.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma (a Bachelor's degree, a degree in engineering or architecture, technical engineering and technical architecture diplomas, or, in the case of a foreign degree, the equivalent qualification awarded by an accredited higher education institution). In addition, the official academic transcript with the average grade at the university of origin. 
  • Curriculum Vitae in English.
  • A letter of motivation in English, stating the candidate's expectations and interest in participating in the master's programme (600 to 800 words).
  • Two letters of recommendation sent directly by referees with a good knowledge of the candidate.
  • Proof of English language (level B2)
  • Identity Card or Passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3302 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3302 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.



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