M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University of Crete

15 months
2400 EUR/year
1200 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Following the rapid evolution of Engineering in all its fields, Biomedical Engineering changed first and then became the catalyst for the changes that are being made in modern medicine today. Biomedical Engineering from University of Crete goes from the macroscopic to the micro and nano level. 


Biomedical Engineering as a highly interdisciplinary field it is currently leading the creation of the technological prerequisites for enabling the establishment of the modern precision or personalized medicine concepts.

University of Crete's Biomedical Engineering program seeks to capture these global megatrends by offering high level education in three major sectors:

  • Biofabrication, Molecular Diagnostics and Therapy Module
  • Βιο-Medical Imaging
  • Medical Information Systems

Our program is flexible in the sense that it offers two graduation tracks, one with 90 credits and one with 120 credits. The first track is intended to educate graduate students willing to develop a carrier as biomedical engineers employed by industry/hospitals. The second track is designed to prepare graduate students willing to continue in a PhD program, through a research grade thesis conducted in one of the affiliated research labs.

Why Biomedical Engineering?

  • Great employment opportunities: The US Department of Labor has ranked the bio-medical engineering profession as one of the top jobs with a projected growth rate of almost 27%. For comparison, the job growth rate for all other engineering jobs is 9%
  • A pleasant job: “TIME” Magazine characterizes the work of Bio-Medical Engineer as a high-level work of low stress
  • In a growing industry: By 2025 global medical technology revenue is expected to be around $ 2.69 trillion. The European Union has occupied an important position in the world biomedical technology market, accounting for 28% of the world market, while the European medical technology industry employs more than 650,000 people.
  • Where innovation prevails: in 2015, more than 12,400 patent applications were filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) in the field of biomedical technology, which makes up 7.8% of the total number of applications and is the largest, as a percentage and absolute number, by any other field of Engineering.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Cell biology and Physiology
  • SW and HW tools for Rapid Prototyping of Medical Devices
  • Measurement and Analysis of Bio-signals
  • Biofluid Mechanics and Cardiovascular Technology
  • Laser Physics and Medical Lasers
  • Biomaterials and Biofabrication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Lectures start during the last week of September 2021 





90-120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s or an integrated Master’s degree in engineering or in natural or in life sciences or a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from an internationally recognized university.
  • Achieve a high score in the following criteria
  • Undergraduate degree grade: Max points 30
  • Time to graduation (10-2v), where v is the extended time to graduation: Max points 10
  • Interview: Max points 20 
  • Related to the Biomedical Engineering program diploma thesis or 360 ECTS: Max points 15
  • Research activity e.g. publications and/or participation to funded research projects: Max points 15
  • Recommendation letters: Max points 10
  • A three-page curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter or Statement of Purpose
  • Certified (Greek or English) copies of your academic transcripts
  • Proof of at least B2 level English language proficiency certificate; and
  • A scanned copy of your personal ID or Passport.
  • Two recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR for the full programme during 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR for the full programme during 15 months.


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