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International Biomedical Engineering

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6 months
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Netherlands Government
Type of institution
University of Applied Sciences

Program description

The International Biomedical Engineering program involves applying engineering solutions in health care and its related industry.

You will learn to design and develop applications that, literally, come in contact with people. These relate to surgical equipment, biomedical instrumentation and orthopedic devices (function restoration equipment). Biomedical Engineers find work in Research & Development departments of companies, in prototyping and production preparation, and in related areas such as: testing, application, marketing, purchasing and logistics. Biomedical engineers are also employed by academic hospitals and universities.

International Biomedical Engineering Program Content

The International Biomedical Engineering program consists of two clusters: Fundamental Design of a Heart-Support Pump and Design Optimization of an Extendable Endoprosthesis. The second semester is dedicated to a final project focusing on a biomedical/medical topic, which you will complete in an appropriate industrial environment, academic hospital, or research centre. The first three weeks will be an intensive programme and there will be several additional excursions as well.

During this program you will participate in a group of students from various countries, including the Netherlands, and with diverse cultural backgrounds.

International Biomedical Engineering Program Objectives

International Biomedical Engineers are prepared for product development functions in the field of biomedical engineering (biomedical products, biomedical devices).

International Biomedical Engineering Study Subjects

Medical Design Project; Fundamental Design; Design Analysis; Design Optimisation; Orthopedics; Circulation and Fluid Mechanics; Biomechanics; Ergonomics; Mechatronics; Mathematical Tools; Medical Electronics; Academic Counselling.

International Biomedical Engineering Related Programs

Besides International Biomedical Engineering, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen  offers a range of other Engineering courses such as Electronic Product Design and Engineering.

See which programs are related to the International Biomedical Engineering program.

International Biomedical Engineering Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the International Biomedical Engineering program will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top certificate at Hanze University of Appied Sciences Groningen.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the International Biomedical Engineering program.

Admission requirements

Previous education

3 to 4 years of study (180 ECTS) at undergraduate level in electrical or mechanical engineering.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6, TOEFL paper based: 550, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 80

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