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Information and Communication Technology - Digital Health

M.Sc.
24 months
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12000 EUR/year
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The Information and Communication Technology - Digital Health major from the University of Turku subject offers extensive training ranging from molecular level interactions to individuals and society.

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Overview

The Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Turku  provides versatile and high quality ICT education in selected fields of ICT, with an established reputation in innovative interdisciplinary and international education. The programme has international double-degree collaboration with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Master School and with the Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

The Digital health major brings together skills and principles from computer science, embedded systems and medical sciences in order to build understanding of theory and to gain practical competences in the field.  

The students graduating from Digital Health will have acquired scientific and analytical skills, expertise in present theories and up-to-date technologies, as well as practical skills including teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills in an international environment. The acquired methodological skills and advanced knowledge allow the students to continue their career paths in academia or industry.

Job Options

The employment percentage of those holding an M.Sc.(Tech.) degree is high in Finland. Health technology related industry is today increasingly important globally and particularly in Finland. 

Fields of health technology are expanding fast, offering a wide range of different career opportunities. In addition to companies that are focused on wellness, medical or biomedical analytical solutions, this also includes other industries that are utilizing health technology in their products, like global enterprises producing wearable devices capable of measuring heart related signals from a wrist of the user, for example.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced-level studies in the major subject module
  • Thematic studies 
  • Elective studies module 
  • Master of Science in Technology thesis module 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The applicant’s previous degree on the basis of which s/he is seeking admission to the Master’s Degree Programme in Information and Communication Technology must be in a relevant field of study. Relevant fields of previous studies for the Digital Health specialization track are:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Other relevant fields of studies where sufficient knowledge of computer science, biomedical engineering and/or biosciences is achieved

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fee Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €12,000/academic year

Funding

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