MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Top 35 Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering 2018/2019

Biomedical Engineering

After earning an undergraduate degree, students can choose to enter their careers immediately, or they can decide to pursue master’s degrees. While some career paths require degrees at this level, many students choose to earn their master’s because of the benefits it provides.

What is an MSc in Biomedical Engineering? This field combines the sciences of biology and engineering to pursuing certain health benefits. Students will be prepared to continue research in artificial organs, limbs, and other body parts. Programs in biomedical engineering typically include classroom work as well as hands-on laboratory work. Courses are usually taken in biological sciences, biomaterials, engineering, and mechanics.

Those who choose to pursue a career in biomedical engineering often have the opportunity to enter a field that makes the world a better place. Having a master’s degree can benefit these individuals by helping them achieve higher positions and advance through their careers more quickly.

As with any other degree, the cost of earning an MSc in Biomedical Engineering depends on many factors. The school and specific program you choose, as well as the length and country of study will all influence cost. It is wise to do thorough research before enrolling.

The most common application of a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is in research. As a scientist, it is possible to find work in laboratories developing and designing the medical machines that will benefit mankind. It is also common for graduates to continue their educations and enter medical schools. It is possible to work in a therapy team to help patients adapt to their prosthetics.

If you are interested in helping advance our understanding of biomedical technology, consider entering a biomedical engineering program. To get started on your education, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master of Science in Engineering Physics - Biomedical Engineering

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Edmond

This major is designed so that its graduates can enter industry/government as practicing engineers or pursue research and teaching careers with government and/or academic institutions. The major also provides advanced study in biomedical engineering, with an emphasis in biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics, and medical imaging, for students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or related fields. [+]

This major is designed so that its graduates can enter industry/government as practicing engineers or pursue research and teaching careers with government and/or academic institutions. The major also provides advanced study in biomedical engineering, with an emphasis in biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics, and medical imaging, for students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or related fields.

For more information regarding the MSc in Engineering Physics, please click here.

Graduation Requirements

The student may select either the non-thesis option or the thesis option. The thesis option requires the submission and public defense of an acceptable thesis based on independent research activities.... [-]


Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

Many biomedical engineers, particularly those whom work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed. [+]

Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers advanced study for the degrees of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering. A graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering can enhance your career opportunities or prepare you for further success in academia. Our graduates are prepared for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in Basic Research in Engineered Tissue Model Systems, Diagnostic Bioimaging and Sensor Systems, or Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology.

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Many biomedical engineers, particularly those who work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Digital Health and Life Sciences: Bioinformatics

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Turku

Master’s degree programme in digital health and life sciences offers extensive training in modern biosciences and digital health engineering. [+]

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EXTENSIVE CROSS-DISCIPLINARY TRAINING FOR FUTURE EXPERTS!

Master’s degree programme in digital health and life sciences offers extensive training in modern biosciences and digital health engineering.

The Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Health and Life Sciences offers extensive training ranging from molecular level interactions to individuals and society. Bioinformatics is one of the four tracks offered by the programme. Other tracks in the programme are Health Technology, Medical Analytics and Health Internet-of-Things, and Molecular Systems Biology.

The students graduating from this cross-disciplinary programme will have acquired scientific and analytical skills, expertise in present theories and up-to-date technologies, as well as practical skills including teamwork, leadership, and interpersonal skills in an international environment. The acquired methodological skills and advanced knowledge allow the students to continue their career paths in academia or industry.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Eindhoven

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 for both the technological and the healthcare side for people with a grasp of increasingly complex biomedical problems.

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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.... [-]


Master of Biomedical Engineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2019 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The role of technology in contemporary medicine has evolved considerably over the past decades. Computers and other high-tech devices are essential in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private medical practices. Moreover, engineering breakthroughs have increased our fundamental insight into the functioning of the human body, tissue generation, and regeneration, physiological processes, and locomotion. [+]

The role of technology in contemporary medicine has evolved considerably over the past decades. Computers and other high-tech devices are essential in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private medical practices. Moreover, engineering breakthroughs have increased our fundamental insight into the functioning of the human body, tissue generation, and regeneration, physiological processes, and locomotion.

What's the Master of Biomedical Engineering about?

The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students with a state-of-the-art overview of all areas in biomedical engineering:

Biomechanics Biomaterials Medical sensors and signal processing Medical imaging Tissue engineering ... [-]

Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

Our interdisciplinary Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering program (HHE) is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. As a student, you will develop a unique profile that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and combines knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills. Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge and skills to develop novel creative technologies aimed at improving our quality of life. HHE offers a unique programme and educational vision focusing on technology for healthy humans. While many programmes in biomedical technology are offered in Belgium and abroad, HHE is the first and only programme offered in English that applies the unique combination of human physiology and engineering in a broad range of areas for healthy humans. [+]

Our interdisciplinary Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering programme (HHE) is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. As a student, you will develop a unique profile that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and combines knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills. Upon graduation, you will have the knowledge and skills to develop novel creative technologies aimed at improving our quality of life.

What is the Master of Bioscience Engineering: Human Health Engineering all about?

HHE offers a unique program and educational vision focusing on technology for healthy humans. While many programs in biomedical technology are offered in Belgium and abroad, HHE is the first and only programme offered in English that applies the unique combination of human physiology and engineering in a broad range of areas for healthy humans.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan

The MSc programme in Biomedical Engineering provides students with an engineering education applied to the medical and biological environment. The educational path is intended to train students in the design of biomedical equipment, devices, materials and procedures and to offer a correct introduction to the management of biomedical technologies in companies and health organizations. [+]

Mission and goals

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

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 [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Biofabrication

University of Bayreuth
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Bayreuth

Biofabrication is an emerging technology in the field of medical engineering. In particular, additive production processes (such as 3D printing) are expected to make important contributions to technological progress in the near term – and so is biofabrication. The internationally oriented master’s programme Biofabrication is interdisciplinary in nature, representing an engineering curriculum at the intersection of technology, chemistry, materials science, biology, and medicine. We offer you the opportunity to work in a research area at the cutting edge of medical innovation. Students profit from our conveniently located key labs, including those at Bayreuth’s Centre for Materials Science & Engineering (ZMW, TAO) and at the new Bavarian Polymer Institute. [+]

Biofabrication is an emerging technology in the field of medical engineering. In particular, additive production processes (such as 3D printing) are expected to make important contributions to technological progress in the near term – and so is biofabrication. The internationally oriented master’s programme Biofabrication is interdisciplinary in nature, representing an engineering curriculum at the intersection of technology, chemistry, materials science, biology, and medicine. We offer you the opportunity to work in a research area at the cutting edge of medical innovation. Students profit from our conveniently located key labs, including those at Bayreuth’s Centre for Materials Science & Engineering (ZMW, TAO) and at the new Bavarian Polymer Institute.... [-]


Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (M.S.)

The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years January 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

Offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the M.S. program in Biomedical Engineering is designed to prepare students to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology; to understand and model attributes of living systems; and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices. [+]

Program Overview

Offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the M.S. program in Biomedical Engineering is designed to prepare students to apply engineering principles to problems in medicine and biology; to understand and model attributes of living systems; and to synthesize biomedical systems and devices.

The program is strongly interdisciplinary, as students choose from a large array of areas of study across the university. The core faculty expertise includes cancer therapy, cardiac electrophysiology, biosensors, microfluidics, medical imaging and image analysis, optogenetics, robotics, and ultrasound applications in medicine.

Both the M.S. and Ph.D. programs are based on the main campus in Foggy Bottom, taking full advantage of the close proximity to the School of Medicine, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the GW Hospital. These interactions are supplemented by collaborations with nearby clinical and research facilities, including Children’s National Health System and federal agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).... [-]


Biomedical Engineering (MS)

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus September 2019 USA Newark

The master’s program in Biomedical Engineering at NJIT stresses the application of the principles and practices of engineering, science, and mathematics in solving clinical problems in medicine. NJIT gives students the opportunity to customize their program to meet their career needs; they can select classes in Medical Imaging, Tissue Engineering, Design of Orthopedic Implants and Medical Instrumentation. [+]

Overview

The master’s program in Biomedical Engineering at NJIT stresses the application of the principles and practices of engineering, science, and mathematics in solving clinical problems in medicine. NJIT gives students the opportunity to customize their program to meet their career needs; they can select classes in Medical Imaging, Tissue Engineering, Design of Orthopedic Implants and Medical Instrumentation.

Objectives

Master’s students in NJIT’s Biomedical Engineering program are expected to make significant contributions to research in their area of study, while also preparing to become leaders in academia, industry or the government. Graduates of our program are successfully engaged in the practice of biomedical engineering within the industry, academia, and government.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Austria Graz

The prolonged life expectancy of people leads to enormous cost increases in the health sector. This increases the need to find new solutions for efficient, safe and cost-effective health care. [+]

The prolonged life expectancy of people leads to enormous cost increases in the health sector. This increases the need to find new solutions for efficient, safe and cost-effective health care. Thanks to the simultaneously rapid development of technical possibilities, medical technicians are able to develop improved diagnostic and therapeutic solutions, technically implement them and, efficiently and economically, make them available. In the field of medical technology, you develop technical solutions for medicine of the future. In the master’s programme Biomedical Engineering at the TU Graz, you deepen your basic knowledge gained from the bachelor's programme and specialize in 5 promising areas of medical technology.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Graduate Programs
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Denmark Lyngby

The Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on the design of future diagnostic and treatment methods at hospitals and in the field. [+]

The Biomedical Engineering programme focuses on the design of future diagnostic and treatment methods at hospitals and in the field.

The interaction between the human organism, technical equipment, and methods is essential to medicine and technology. We are becoming increasingly dependent on advanced equipment for patient diagnosis and treatment—e.g. large CT scanners, PET scanners for studying molecular processes in cancer, as well as pacemakers and DNA chips for studying the genome. Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary programme offered by DTU in collaboration with the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen.

Study programme focus

The study programme aims to provide MSc students with proper knowledge of the clinical problems facing the modern healthcare sector, enabling them to develop new technological solutions. Therefore, the study programme covers both engineering and human physiology courses, ranging from the functions of the organs at a cell level to modeling physiological processes in the locomotive apparatus.... [-]


MSc in Medical Engineering: Medical Image and Data Processing

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Nuremberg

Medical Engineering, branch of study Medical Imaging and Data Processing [+]

Contents of the degree programme Medical specialisation modules Engineering core modules Medical Engineering core modules Medical Engineering core skills (Medical law, Economics and Innovation management) Medical Engineering specialisation modules Medical Engineering practical skills (Academic laboratory, Research laboratory) Flexible Budget (Softskills) Master’s thesis Occupational fields Medical engineering companies Hospitals Research institutions

in the fields development, quality assurance, sales and consultancy, technical service and training

International Semester(s) abroad (only available in German) Partner universities of the Faculty of Engineering Qualification requirements ... [-]

Master's Degree Programme in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering – Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Tampere Universities
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

This programme provides you with a solid understanding of the challenges related to biomedical and health sciences. You will become familiar with advanced technologies at the interface between engineering and health sciences and have the ability to develop innovative solutions to solve these challenges. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism and pursue a career in industry, a hospital or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree. You may also be a natural-born entrepreneur and launch your own start-up. [+]

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering combines engineering with life sciences

People's need for more tailored and cost-efficient implants, devices and health informatics solutions is growing.

The biomedical engineering industry is an increasingly important, global high-tech sector. In Finland, the HealthTech industry is especially strong. With the emergence of numerous small enterprises, the fields of biomedical sciences and engineering are rapidly expanding and offer diverse career options. This programme provides you with a solid understanding of the challenges related to biomedical and health sciences. You will become familiar with advanced technologies at the interface between engineering and health sciences and have the ability to develop innovative solutions to solve these challenges. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism and pursue a career in industry, a hospital or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree. You may also be a natural-born entrepreneur and launch your own start-up.... [-]


Master in Biofabrication

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

This Master’s programme will equip you with a toolbox to innovate within the multidisciplinary field of Biofabrication. We will provide a thorough understanding as well as operational experience of processes such as 3D bioprinting and other fabrication technology, biomaterials, 3D cell culturing, computer models and imaging. [+]

Creating Functional Tissue Models With 3D Printing Technologies

Biofabrication combines advanced fabrication techniques with biological systems to prepare designed tissue constructs. These can be applied for tissue engineering, as 3D in vitro biologic models or as medical therapeutic products. Biofabrication is an international, research-driven master’s programme comprising a first year of coursework and research at Utrecht University / UMC Utrecht, followed by a research project and courses in Australia in the second year, at one of two universities which are at the forefront of 3D printing for medical applications. A European Union-subsidised mobility programme will financially support these overseas secondments. Upon completion, a double degree can be obtained, both from Utrecht University and the Australian host institution.... [-]