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Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #311 (QS) Graz, Austria
The prolonged life expectancy of people leads to enormous cost increases in the health sector. This increases the need to find new solutions for efficient, safe, and cost-effective health care. The Biomedical Engineering program is offered at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).

Overview

Content

In the field of medical technology, you develop technical solutions for medicine of the future. In the master’s programme Biomedical Engineering at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), you deepen your basic knowledge gained from the bachelor's programme and specialize in 5 promising areas of medical technology.

Technical subjects

  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Instrumentation and Sensors
  • Biomedical Imaging and Sensing
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Health Care Engineering

Non-technical subjects

  • Business, Law, Management and Soft Skills

Career Options

Graduates of the master's programme Biomedical Engineering can find employment in industry, research, and development. They work, for example:

  • to develop devices,
  • in the research and development sectors of  industry and public health,
  • to develop methods and tools for research, development, and production in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries,
  • in basic research in many fields, such as in neuroscience,
  • in the development and manufacture of drugs,
  • for regulatory authorities, and
  • as project or department heads and leaders in recognized research and development facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biomechanics: Modeling and Simulation
  • Biomedical Instrumentation and Sensors
  • Biomedical Imaging and Sensing 
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Biomedical Device Design & Safety

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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General Requirements

Graduates of all other degree programmes offered at the TU Graz or, in the case of a NAWI Graz programme, the University of Graz, also do not have to undergo the admission procedure. You can apply for admission at the Registration Office.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 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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  • 363.36 Euro in the general admission period
  • 399.70 Euro in the additional admission period
  • 726.72 Euro for non-EU foreign nationals

Living costs for Graz

  • 846 - 1200 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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