Biomedical Engineering (Double Degree Programme): University of Groningen

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Degree 
MSc
Address
Biomedical Engineering (Double Degree Programme): University of Groningen, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV, Groningen, Netherlands
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Subject
BioMedical Engineering
Course Language(s) 
English
Course Beginning 
1-Sep
Duration 
2 years
App Deadline 
15 April for non-EU/EEA and 01 June for EU/EEA
Telephone 
+31 (0) 50 363 3141
E-mail 

t.r....@med.umcg.nl

Website 
http://www.rug.nl/levenswetenschappen/in...



About the programme

Biomedical engineers are qualified to analyse and solve problems in health care using a combination of engineering and biological perspectives. Hence, they have an understanding of the special difficulties of working with living systems and are able to create and evaluate a range of possible solutions. Biomedical engineers are trained in analytic and synthetic methods of physics and chemistry, mathematics and computing science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. They are also well versed in medical and biological basic knowledge and know the rules and standards of professional conduct.

Career prospects

The multidisciplinary nature of the Master’s programme in Biomedical Engineering adds significantly to employment possibilities in both research and management-oriented jobs. Industry, research agencies, hospitals, universities and government organizations dealing with health-related products and services are potential employers. Biomedical engineers may contribute to research, to engineering design and product development, or to business aspects of engineering and technical management. They are also experts who may advise on the development of long-term strategies and policies in the field of medical life sciences.

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to the Master’s programme in Biomedical Engineering include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. Applicants holding a Bachelor’s degree in physics, physical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering, may be admitted on condition that any deficiencies related to biomedical engineering will be dealt with in the first semester.
  • The Admissions Board will decide whether you can be admitted to the Master’s programme.
  • Sufficient English proficiency is required. Language requirements include an IELTS test score of 6.5 or a TOEFL test score of 580 (paper-based), 237 (computer-based) or 92 (internet-based, iBT).

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