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Master programme Biomedical Engineering Sciences (E)

Content and focus of the degree programme:

The master’s programme imparts interdisciplinary skills in the field of medical technology and provides an overview of the application areas of medical appliances and IT systems in clinical practice (operation of appliances and IT systems), sound knowledge in technological subjects (medicine, biology, biochemistry, economics and law, languages and social skills) as well as knowledge in the fields of medical product guidelines, quality management, risk management, national and international economic policy, legal issues and administration. Students will benefit from a high degree of practice orientation, specialisations in the fields of “Biomedical informatics” or “Medical engineering”, an education geared to internationality (English as medium of instruction) and excellent career opportunities in the growing biotechnology market. Graduates can work in medicine, natural sciences, technology, computer sciences and administration regarding manufacturers and suppliers of medical appliances and software, advisory service, consulting and healthcare. The medium of instruction is English.

Higher education institution:
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien
Group of fields of study:
Medicine/Health, Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences
Degree programme:
Biomedical Engineering Sciences (E)
Type:
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Science in Engineering, MSc
Duration:
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
English
Costs:
Student Union fee: EUR 20,20
Tuition fee: Studienbeitrag: EUR 363,36/Semester (Detailed information)
Stay abroad:
Not compulsory
Type of higher education institution:
University of Applied Sciences
Location:
Wien
Curriculum:
published in the:
Full-time:
Yes

Additional information

in Kooperation mit der Brno University of Technology

Definition of the field of studies

The discipline Biomedical Engineering Science addresses the importance of healthcare, institutional healthcare and medical research at the interface between medicine/biology and natural sciences / technology.

Exams

The master’s programme lasts four semesters and includes the following subjects: Project-related teamwork, Microprocessor-based design for biomedical applications, Workflows in medicine, elective subject, EU law, Corporate management in life science technologies, Advanced English (1st semester); eHealth, Medical device and system design, Quality management, Writing skills for biomedicine, Project management and Leadership, English writing skills, Study design and biostatistics (2nd semester); Clinical engineering, Advanced analysis of biomedical data, Methods of scientific research, Economics and marketing (3rd semester); master's seminar, master’s thesis (4th semester). In the third semester students have to do an internship. Students have to write a master’s thesis.

Entrance examinations

The requirement for admission to this programme is a bachelor or equivalent degree (amounting to at least 180 ECTS credits) of a technical university of applied sciences or university in biomedicine, medicine, natural sciences, engineering or biomedical analytics (BMA).

Supplementary examinations