Materials Engineering - Health Technology Materials, M.Sc. | University of Turku | Turku, Finland
24 months
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12000 EUR/year
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Master’s Degree Programme in Materials Engineering - Health Technology Materials at University of Turku trains professionals in materials engineering with a particular focus on developing biomaterials tailored to the needs of health technology. 

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Overview

In the Master’s Degree Programme in Materials Engineering - Health Technology Materials specialisation track of the University of Turku , you will grow to be an expert in the field of biomaterials and learn to navigate the vast field of health technology and its applications.

What are biomaterials? How do the requirements to biomaterials in health technology change when used in various diagnostic, medical, or dental applications? How do medical instruments work and how biosignals are processed in the applications?

All of these questions are at the centre of the development of new biomaterials and health technology applications that are at the core of both the strategy of the University of Turku and the wide expertise cluster in health research in the Turku region.

Job options 

The health sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Materials in health technologies cover a wide range of applications, including measuring, diagnostic and therapeutic devices. Applications vary from different laboratory equipment and point-of-care tools to wearable sensors and long-term implantable devices. Developing new materials and solutions in these areas contributes to personal health care technologies and preventive care and rehabilitation.

You will be equipped with skills that provide you with multiple career options. You will be able to join the industry in Finland or abroad or enter the public sector, for example, in various authoritative duties. Possible job titles are:

  • validation and verification engineer,
  • technology manager,
  • regulatory affairs manager,
  • development manager,
  • researcher.

Career in research

The Master of Science degree completed in this programme will qualify you for PhD studies in Turku, elsewhere in Finland or universities worldwide.

 You will be eligible to apply for a position in the University of Turku Graduate School, UTUGS. The Graduate School consists of doctoral programmes that cover all disciplines and doctoral candidates of the university.

Programme Structure

Courses includes:

  • Joint materials engineering studies
  • Health technology materials studies
  • Chemically reduced graphene oxide in electrochemical sensing for bioapplications
  • Feasibility of SU-8 photoresist derived pyrolytic carbon for neurotransmitter measurement in biosensing applications
  • Effect of substrate mechanical properties on neural cell mechanics
  • Carbon nanomaterials interfacing with neurons - A literature review of in vitro studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You are an eligible applicant for master’s level studies if:

  • you have a nationally recognised first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study,
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. 

For the Health Technology Materials specialisation track, the relevant fields are:

  • materials engineering,
  • chemical engineering,
  • physics,
  • chemistry,
  • biochemistry,
  • biomedical sciences,
  • medical sciences,
  • biotechnology.

Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

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

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

  • The University of Turku supports merited and motivated students with generous scholarships. Scholarships are offered for all Master’s level studies for students who are subject to tuition fees.
    • The scholarships are awarded based on academic merits. Applying for a scholarship is simple: just indicate “yes” to the appropriate question on your online application form for the programme.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Materials Engineering - Health Technology Materials.

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
5000 EUR
Deadline
31 May 2024
Finland Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Turku
Turku, Finland
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
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Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
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Dermadry
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Verified Scholarships
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
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PlagiarismSearch
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Florida Rentals
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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IvyPanda
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965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
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CryptoRunner
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Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
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