M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

24 months
10000 EUR/year
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The International Master’s Degree Programme in Biomedical Engineering (BME) at University of Oulu is organized by internationally recognized research groups in close collaboration with the Oulu University Hospital.  Strong connections with other health care organizations and industry.  Oulu is a tech hub with established companies, world leaders and start-ups in health care technology.


Biomedical Engineering at University of Oulu is a unique, multidisciplinary Master's programme focusing on biomechanics, medical imaging and measurement, digital signal and image analysis, machine learning, big data analytics and healthcare informatics.

The latest methods, tools and technologies combined with issues such as:

  • Anatomy and physiology 

  • Biomechanics and biomaterials 

  • Biomedical measurements 

  • Medical physics and imaging 

  • Biomedical signal and image processing

  • Machine learning and big data

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine

  • Information systems and mobile applications in health care

  • Health technology applications.

The programme is highly focused on experimentation, practical work and problem-based learning in its studies and research. In addition to theoretical knowledge, the programme is based on applied research and real-world problems and solutions, which is strengthened by its close links to industry.

The programme is inherently multidisciplinary as it combines the technological and medical expertise of two different faculties, the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine.

The study environment is multinational and multilingual, as roughly half of the teaching staff and a significant number of students come from outside of Finland. 

Occupational profiles of the graduates

  • Developing and testing products in the industry as well as marketing and post-marketing support and managerial tasks.
  • Research, education, and specialist duties in academia and research institutes.
  • Consulting on the use and procurement of products, evaluation of performance, maintenance, customization of appliances to clinical and research needs in health care units.
  • Public official tasks related to the quality control, and management, and establishment of safety standards.
  • Doctoral degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biosignal Processing  
  • Basics in eHealth 
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineering 
  • Advanced practical training 
  • Biomedical Engineering Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A successful applicant has obtained their first academic degree, normally a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from an institution of higher education. As a rule, the Bachelor’s degree is the lower academic degree. This degree should be equivalent of at least three years of full-time studies (180 ECTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oulu

660 - 1040 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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