Biomedical Engineering

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
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Biomedical Technology is a leading growth sector in national and global markets. Innovations are still ahead for many key technologies in the field (e.g. physiological and technical control loops, medical imaging, or assisted minimally invasive surgery). We offer a master degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. 


The Master programme in Biomedical Engineering at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences targets graduates with a degree in medical technology or biomedical engineering (or in a related domain). Applicants should be motivated to acquire skills relevant for mastering cutting-edge biomedical devices in different application contexts and conducting research and development.

Our students acquire practice based engineering and research skills which enable them to participate in the development and improvement of technical and organizational health care solutions. The programme stresses inter-professional collaboration (e.g. interacting with physicians, nurses, therapists and technicians). The degree "Master of Science" qualifies for positions in research and development and delivers skills required for scientific work up to postgraduate programs (e.g. PhD, Promotion).

The core curriculum consists of the following modules: Applied Mathematics, Data Acquisition, Advanced Biosignal Processing, Medical Image Processing and Application of Imaging Modalities, Advanced Control Systems, Modelling Medical Systems, Medical Realtime Systems, Simulation and Virtual Reality in Medicine, HTA/Regulatory Affairs and a Biomedical Project.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biosignal Processing
  • Advanced Filtering Techniques for Biosignals
  • Medical Image Processing Medical Image Processing
  • Medical Image Processing, Practical Work
  • Application of Imaging Modalities
  • Advanced Imaging 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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

  • First degree as Bachelor (in related disciplines) qualifying for a professional career or a comparable course of studies or a Diploma of a university with 210 CP.
  • Knowledge of English language proven by Abitur
  • German language certificate level A2 by acknowledged institutions like Goethe-Institut
  • Applicants holding a first academic degree (bachelor, diploma etc.) from non-EU-countries: Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of motivation
  • Letter of recommendation from a university professor
  • Proof of particular professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Semester contribution €335.60


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