The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is a complete English taught two-year programme and leads to a joint degree from UGent and VUB. In this master's course, knowledge and skills in all fields in biomedical engineering will be given, so when you finished the Master's programme, you can be employed as a generalist, and you will also be specialized in one particular field of biomedical engineering.
As a student, you will be able to select any field of biomedical engineering. You will be trained to work in interdisciplinary project teams, composed of engineers and medical specialists. To prepare further for interdisciplinary teams, students and scholars are treated as equals. To train for working in a European setting, you will get knowledge in the healthcare situation in several countries in Europe, and you will be trained in cultural differences between European countries.
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More details about the programme's curriculum can be found here
Students with an academic Bachelor (or Master) diploma in engineering (university level) can enter the program without any prerequisites (except for students with a Bachelor or Master degree in architecture). This is also the case for students with a Master degree in bio-engineering.
Students with a Master degree in industrial sciences (industrieel ingenieur) can enter the master program via a dedicated 'bridging' program, be totaling 120 ECTS credits (~2 full-time academic years).
Additionally, in order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English.
HOW TO APPLY
In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form (button below).
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