Biomedical engineering is a relatively new discipline that is up-and-coming. Modern technology has become an inextricable part of medicine and healthcare. That means there is a growing need on both the technological and the healthcare side for people with a grasp of increasingly complex biomedical problems.
Profile of the biomedical engineer
Biomedical engineers specialize in solving technological problems that require an understanding of how the human body functions. They combine a knowledge of the synthetic and analytic methods of physics and chemistry, computational methods of mathematics, and measurement and control systems of electrical engineering with a thorough medical and biological foundation.
This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).