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M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

24 months
15235 EUR/year
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Students in the Medical Engineering programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology covers the broad and interdisciplinary field of Medical Engineering, exploring the advantages and limitations of the technology used in clinical and preclinical applications.

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Medical Engineering  at KTH Royal Institute of Technology  is a two-year programme (120 ECTS credits) given in English. Graduates are awarded the degree of Master of Science. The programme is offered at KTH Campus and KTH Flemingsberg in Stockholm by the School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (at KTH). The school has many relevant research collaborations with the globally recognised medical environment of Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset. Students are strongly encouraged to spend at least a term at another university (in Sweden or abroad) through an exchange programme.

Medical Engineering is a broad and interdisciplinary field. The programme is divided into three tracks to help students to choose a coherent study plan that fits their background knowledge and their aspirations. 


The master's programme in Medical Engineering offers competence to produce and develop medical technology as part of a project group, in private companies or healthcare. A broad professional role makes it possible to work in functional areas such as technical development, sales or administrative project management, depending on competence and personal interest.

Programme Structure


  • Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications (Natural and Technological Science) 
  • Signal Processing and Data Analytics in Biomedical Engineering 
  • Simulation Methods in Medical Engineering 
  • Project Carrier Course for Medical Engineers
  • Statistics for Medical Engineering 
  • Medical Engineering, Basic Course 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree corresponding to 180 ECTS within Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent. The degree must include courses in Mathematics, Physics, Computing and Electronics equivalent to at least 60 ECTS. The 60 ECTS must include at least 25 ECTS in Mathematics, 15 ECTS in Physics, 10 ECTS in Computing and 5 ECTS in Electronics.
  • Transcript of completed courses and grades included in your degree
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15235 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30471 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • SEK 310,000 per full programme

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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