24 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
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The Biomedical Engineering degree at Nazarbayev University is an interdisciplinary specialty that applies engineering principles to solve clinical problems. 

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This discipline commonly deals with medical therapies, monitoring devices, and diagnostic tools. The contributions of biomedical engineering to society have grown rapidly since WW II. In fact, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) recently listed the most prominent modern-day technologies and applications that have come about as a result of biomedical engineering. 

Program Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the Biomedical Engineering degree at Nazarbayev University , graduates will be able to:

  • Integrate life sciences and engineering for research, development and innovation with the aim to enhance human health.
  • To evaluate ideas, models and hypotheses using appropriate experimental, mathematical and statistical approaches.
  • Master multiple instrumental, computational and biological techniques for experimentation and modeling.
  • Think critically with the ability to appropriately analyze data originating from experiments and simulations, and to draw justifiable conclusions
  • Recognize ethical issues, consider multiple points of view, and use critical ethical reasoning to determine the appropriate behavior to follow in the practice of biomedical engineering.
  • Communicate effectively individually as well as in the team environment

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Technical Communication
  • Advanced Applied Mathematics
  • Research Seminar
  • Master Thesis 
  • Biomaterials Science & Engineering
  • Biosensors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent). During the application period, final year students may submit the official current transcript for consideration
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 (or equivalent);
  • Strong reading, analytical, and mathematical skills as demonstrated by GRE test (optional). Although an official GRE score is not an essential requirement, an applicant can enhance her/his application with a competitive GRE score.
  • Only for Master of Engineering Management program - compulsory Strong mathematical skills as demonstrated by a test administered by the School on a set date. Applicants who provide valid GRE or GMAT test certificate may request
  • exemption from mathematical skills test
  • High motivation and a strong interest in the program as outlined in a statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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KZT 11 502 000

Living costs for Nur-Sultan

151250 - 222349 KZT /month
Living costs

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