Biomedical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano

Program Description

Biomedical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano

Mission and goals

The programme provides the student with an Engineering education applied to medical and biological issues, through deep basic and specialist training in various biomedical topics. The educational path is intended to train students for designing equipment, devices, materials and procedures and for a correct introduction, development and management of biomedical technologies inside Companies and Health Structures, as well as freelance.

The peculiar multidisciplinary structure of the programme allows developing a strong knowledge in electronics and informatics, mechanical, chemical and material engineering and promotes the integration of technical studies with life science disciplines (biology, physiology and medicine).

The programme provides a full track in English.

Career opportunities

Graduated biomedical engineers find employment for the design, development and commercialization of biomedical devices, as well as in the pharmaceutical sector. Career opportunities are found: 1) in manufacturing companies which are active on health-care market with systems for prevention, diagnostics, therapy and rehabilitation; 2) in public and private hospitals for the management of health technologies; 3) in medical plant and equipment service companies; 4) in specialised biomedical laboratories; 5) in biomedical research 6) as freelance.

For a more specific training in scientific research in the area, a Ph.D. in Bioengineering is available.

The programme has 4 advised paths (besides the possibility to develop a personal path with some constraints):

  • Clinical Engineering
  • Electronic Technologies
  • Biomechanics and Biomaterials
  • Cell, Tissue and Biotechnology Engineering
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 21, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
2 years
Full time
3,500 EUR
Start date Oct. 2017
Italy Milan
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 3,500 EUR
Tuition fees for non EU students, per year. Tuition fees for EU students range from about 900 to about 3,500€ per year, for the two-year duration of the programme.