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Medical Systems Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Magdeburg, Germany
Based on the prior knowledge of engineering and natural sciences obtained during the bachelor, the Medical Systems Engineering master programme at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg offers in depth studies of medical systems engineering, in particular medical technology, medical informatics, robotics and microsystems technology. 
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The Medical Systems Engineering master programme at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg offers development engineer in medical engineering industry; computer scientist in a hospital, in the healthcare system, in the medical industry; developer of intelligent human interfaces, amongst others multimodal device handling, user adaptive control; scientist in industrial, clinical and academical research in the field of medicine and brain science; consultant for embedded medical systems and machines; product management and sales of medical systems and machines; freelance work in the field of medical engineering and medical informatics.

Programme Structure

Among others, the student can specialize and gain broad knowledge in the following fields: image and signal processing, reconstruction methods, machine learning, microsystems technology, neuroscience, biomechanics, fluid mechanic or computer aided surgeries. Additionally the master programme comprises general courses in medical science, neuroscience and legal issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

The applicant has a bachelor's degree, a university degree, or a comparable degree from a state or state-recognized university of cooperative education, a Magister or a degree course in medical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, computer science, physics, mathematics engineering or in a technically related direction.

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Living costs for Magdeburg

  • 730 - 1100 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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