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Biomedical Engineering

University of Texas at Austin

Master
24 months
Duration
19320 USD/year
19320 USD/year
10554 USD/year
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About

The BME program has two options for obtaining an M.S.E. degree: the M.S.E. with coursework and the M.S.E. with thesis.

Overview

30 credit hours are required. Coursework consists of ten technical courses (total of 30 semester credit hours). Eight of the technical courses must be graduate level and taken for a letter grade.

Core requirements. Five of the ten technical courses (3 credit hours each, 15 credit hours total) must meet the following requirements:

  • Biological or clinical sciences.
  • Basic or applied mathematics (To meet this requirement, a statistics course is encouraged, but another mathematics topic may be approved in some circumstances.)
  • Students must take a course from three of the four technical areas below:

Technical area 1: Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation.

Technical area 2: Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering. 

Technical area 3: Computational Biomedical Engineering. 

Technical area 4: Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics.

M.S.E. with Coursework

  • To obtain a coursework M.S.E. degree, students must complete the core requirements above plus five additional technical electives (15 credit hours).
M.S.E. with Thesis
  • To obtain an M.S.E. with thesis degree, students must complete the core requirements above plus three additional technical electives (9 credit hours) and two semesters of thesis research (6 credit hours).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Imaging: Signals and Systems
  • Fluorescence Micro/Spectroscopy
  • Lasers and Optics
  • Optical Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9660 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9660 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5277 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin generally support themselves in one of the following ways: departmental aid in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships; fellowships administered by the Office of Graduate Studies; need-based financial aid administered by the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS), and outside funding or employment.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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