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The MSc in Biomedical Engineering at University of Twente (UT) will equip you to research, design and develop innovative products and processes that will benefit the healthcare sector. You will develop medical innovations that really contribute to better care.

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Overview

The MSc in Biomedical Engineering at University of Twente (UT)  is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field that combines engineering with natural and life sciences, such as biology, nanotechnology, physics, electrical engineering, chemistry and mechanical engineering.  

During the programme you can specialize in one of the following tracks: 

  • Bioengineering technologies
  • Imaging and in vitro diagnostics
  • Physiological signals and systems
  • Biorobotics

During this programme we will teach you to take the needs and interests of patients as your starting point and to convert those into a product. Once you have correctly analysed the problem, you will draw on your knowledge of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biology and medicine to come up with the desired technological solution. 

The programme is closely associated with the Technical Medical Centre of the University of Twente. The Technical Medical Centre aims to improve healthcare by personalized technology. It is a leading innovation hub impacting healthcare by excellent research, innovation and educational programmes. You will have the opportunity to work with leading researchers and scientists during your programme.

Careers

Some of Biomedical Engineering graduates opt for a career in research, for example by securing a PhD position at a university or research institute. Other join research & development departments at large companies or go to work as a system engineer, product specialist or project manager in business and industry, where they develop new products and services for the healthcare market. 

There are also graduates that specialize further (with further education) as clinical physicists and take positions in a hospital where they are involved in the use, maintenance and safety aspects of medical devices.

The rest of Biomedical Engineering graduates work as consultants, forging a link between research and the market, and advising healthcare providers on a range of issues.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biostatistics
  • Technology for health
  • Applied cell biology
  • Biomedical Membranes & Artificial organs
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biological Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Required knowledge

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering or Biomedical Technology
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Calculus, Linear Algebra and knowledge of Cell Biology (only for the bionanotechnology track)

Required information to prove the fulfillment of the requirement

  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • CGPA of at least 75% of the maximum score, or your country's equivalent

Language skills

  • Sufficient mastery of English language

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15750 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

The University of Twente offers excellent students the possibility to enrol in UT master’s programmes with a scholarship. These scholarships vary from government grants to funding by organizations or private persons. In addition, faculties and the University of Twente Scholarship Foundation (UTS) offer a limited number of scholarships to excellent students.

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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