Biomedical Engineering (Research), Master | Stellenbosch University | Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Biomedical Engineering (Research)

24 months
Duration
64375 ZAR/year
20502 ZAR/year
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About

This Biomedical Engineering (Research) programme at Stellenbosch University is aimed at developing interdisciplinary engineeringscience research specialists in biomedical engineering.

Overview

Outcomes and scope

They will be able to develop complex biomedical engineering systems by integrating the medical and the engineering domains. The graduates will be able to develop new systems and improve existing systems. The graduates will be able to apply these systems to human patients, addressing healthcare needs of South Africa and of global communities. 

The Biomedical Engineering (Research) programme at Stellenbosch University typically requires two years of full-time study (the minimum period is one year), culminating in a thesis that describes advanced research and at least one paper suitable for publication in a research journal. 

Due to the interdisciplinary character of the degree programme, students will normally have a supervisor in one faculty and at least one co-supervisor in another faculty. 

All students are required to complete modules that provide a base for research in biomedical engineering and the necessary background for their research. These modules are classified as supplementary coursework, which implies that the modules do not contribute directly to the student's final mark and do not contribute to the credits required for be awarded the degree. Please note the progression requirements related to supplementary modules given in the next section. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication  
  • Biomedical Engineering  
  • Biomedical Engineering Design 
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy 
  • Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

180 alternative credits

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
79

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • An appropriate 3-year BSc degree and an appropriate BScHons or PGDip completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, an average of at least 60% in the BScHons or PGDip, and a mark of at least 65% in a major individual project in the BScHons or PGDip. 
  • An appropriate 4-year BSc degree in the area of medical and health sciences, completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, a final year average of at least 60% and a mark of at least 65% in a major individual project in the final year. 
  • A 4-year BEng or BSc(Eng) degree completed in the minimum study time with an overall average of at least 60%, a final year average of at least 60% and a mark of at least 65% in the final year project.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    64375 ZAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64375 ZAR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    20502 ZAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20502 ZAR per year during 24 months.

International degree-seeking students are required to make a minimum compulsory initial payment towards the Tuition fees: R30,000

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Biomedical Engineering (Research).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
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
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mundus MAPP
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
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