MSc Programme

The MSc programme in BioMedical Engineering is a two-year programme and is taught in English. It is advisable to begin your studies in September, but the programme is flexible enough to accommodate mid-year entry.


Schedule

In the schedule below, the BioMedical Engineering programme and its main courses and projects are shown.

First year (60 EC)

1st semester2nd semester
1st quarter2nd quarter3rd quarter4th quarter
Biomedical courses (30 EC)
E.g. general medical technology, physiology, surgical instruments, the human movement system, neuroscience, bone mechanics, orthopedic implants etc. These courses are given by engineers and clinicians and cover clinical problems and progress in clinically-related research. Students also have access to medical courses in Leiden and Rotterdam.
Students also have access to medical courses in Leiden and Rotterdam. 
Fundamental technical courses (30 EC)
Identification and control, human machine interaction, multi-body and finite element simulation, mechanism design, biomaterials, imaging and image processing, radiation, sensing and electronics.*

Second year (60 EC)

1st semester2nd semester
1st quarter2nd quarter3rd quarter4th quarter
Internship
in a biomedical research group or company
Literature study
for graduation project
Graduation project
A biomedical research and/or development project in Delft, Leiden, Rotterdam etc.


* Additional undergraduate courses will be required of students whose preparation at the undergraduate level is inadequate for their chosen specialisation. 
1 EC = 28 hrs study, according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) • Total amount of credits MSc programme = 120 EC



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