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Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (QS) ,
Biomedical Engineering programme at the University of Basel is a rapidly emerging discipline that applies engineering tools and methods to medical diagnostics and treatment.

About

Biomedical Engineering programme at the University of Basel students can choose among courses in image-guided therapy or biomaterials & nanotechnology to learn the basics of a broad spectra of medical devices used for diagnostics, surgery and treatment. 

Biomedical engineers are engaging for example in digitization, automation, optimization and development of novel medical diagnostic and treatment devices in academia and industry.

Career opportunities

The Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering is an excellent preparation for a scientific career (doctoral program) in Biomedical Engineering, for example at the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel, or for other professions in the medical technology industry. Graduates are able to support medical experts in a clinical environment and in health care institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Materials in Medicine
  • Dentistry Digital Dentistry
  • Cells and Technologies in Regenerative Medicine
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Admission to the Master's program is at the request of the Examination Committee of the Faculty. This recommends the Rectorate's admission or rejection.
  • If a Bachelor's degree meets the requirements of the respective Master's degree program only partially, admission to the Master's degree program may take place with the requirement to complete courses from the Bachelor's degree program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
850 CHF

Living costs for Basel

  • 1615 - 2340 CHF/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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