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Biomedical Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (WUR) Tübingen, Germany
The interprofessional and interdisciplinary master’s degree program in Biomedical Technologies at the University of Tübingen is characterized by practice orientation and internationality.

Overview

The Biomedical Technologies master program at the University of Tübingen is an excellent choice for students seeking advanced academic and application-oriented research training in emerging fields of Biomedical Technologies integrating the excellent focus areas of Implantology, Bioimaging and Nanoanalytics/Interfaces. The trainings are offered by experts in basic as well as clinical sciences and provide a comprehensive overview of the area.

The program provides:

  • Lectures and modules embedded in a modern technological and medical environment and supported by an interdisciplinary team of internationally well-known and distinguished scientists.
  • Excellent study conditions in small training groups with individual contact to researchers and clinicians.
  • Close cooperation with more than 40 universities all over the world, which offers the option to complete a practical work experience or to write the master thesis abroad.
  • Furthermore, close interaction with companies and research institutes in Medical Technologies and Biomedical Technologies secures a competence-based study program, practical experiences and the enclosure of researchers from industry in lectures.

Career opportunities

The Master’s program in Biomedical Technologies lasts two academic years (4 semesters) and leads to a Master of Science (M. Sc.) degree. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates may choose to continue their studies by directly pursuing a doctorate in Biomedical Technologies.

Alternatively, graduates may choose to embark upon a professional career with responsibility:
  • Design and development of medical devices for clinical application
  • Design, development and production of medical devices and instruments
  • Development and production of biological surfaces for implant materials
  • Research and development in the field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biomedical Technologies in Diagnostic and Therapy
  • Laboratory Techniques and Medical Device Approvals 
  • Clinical Cases and Consequences for Medical Devices 
  • Impantology 
  • Nanoanalytics/Interfaces
  • Bioimaging

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • a Bachelor’s degree/first degree in Medical Technologies or a recognized equivalent from an accredited institution with 180 ECTS and with a final grade of at least 3,0 in the German grading system; equivalence is tested by the selection committee.
  • official evidence of English language proficiency
  • an “Allgemeine Hochschulzugangsberechtigung (HZB)” i.e. a general qualification for university entrance. Foreign certificates must be verified by the relevant public authority as comparable;
  • a curriculum vitae (CV)
  • a letter of motivation (a maximum of 1 A4 page)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tübingen

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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