M.Sc. On Campus

Innovative Health Technology

KU Leuven

12 months
6600 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
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The Advanced Master of Innovative Health Technology at KU Leuven prepares students to design, develop and implement novel technologies in modern health care. These are technologies that better enable medical doctors, therapists and other care providers to identify symptoms, perform diagnoses, carry out surgery, cure diseases, programme therapy and follow up patients’ progress. 


Today, there is a growing, global industry developing novel technologies to further advance modern health care. This advanced master’s Advanced Master of Innovative Health Technology at KU Leuven enables students to specialise in this domain, as they learn to design, develop and implement technological solutions for the healthcare sector.


Recent scientific and technological advancements in health care have created numerous new functions and job opportunities in medical technology companies, healthcare institutes, hospitals and research centres. These include patient identity management, healthcare mobility and business intelligence, applied medical research, designing, developing and testing of prototypes and installations and configuration of medical instruments. 

In the field of Health Technology Assessment (HTA), there is an increasing demand for experts providing policy-makers with evidence-based information about the medical, economic, organisational, social and ethical issues related to the use of health technology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •     Health Engineering Experience                        
  •  Health Entrepreneurship                        
  • Human-Computer Interaction for Health                        
  •  Information processing in Health Technology                        
  •  Master Thesis and Internship                        
  •  Robotics and Advanced Instrumentation                        
  • Sensors and Circuits for Healthcare Applications                        
  •  The Human Body

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission of students is based on a selection procedure.

  • Candidate students submit an application containing their cv, academic study results, a motivation letter, and a proof of proficiency in English.

  • International students first need to pass the administrative screening procedure of KU Leuven’s Admissions cell. The diploma requirement is a master degree in engineering technology or equivalent.

  • Candidates should have obtained their degree with good study results, and from a good university. They meet the university's entry requirements in terms of English proficiency: a TOEFL score of minimum TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based) or 79/80 (internet-based), or an IELTS-score of 6.5.

  • They should have a clear motivation of professional goals in the domain of innovative health technologies and are able to motivate why the program will help to achieve them.

  • After a screening based on the submitted documents, the candidates will be interviewed

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 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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