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The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students with a state-of-the-art overview of all areas in biomedical engineering: o Biomechanics o Biomaterials o Medical sensors and signal processing o Medical imaging o Tissue engineering The t
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
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 centres and private medical practices. Moreover, fundamental insights into the functioning of the human body have increased through the application of engineering in understanding tissue generation and regeneration, physiological processes and locomotion. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. 120 ECTS

The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students with a state-of-the-art overview of all areas in biomedical engineering: o Biomechanics o Biomaterials o Medical sensors and signal processing o Medical imaging o Tissue engineering The teaching curriculum builds upon the top-class research conducted by the staff, most of whom are members of the Leuven Medical Technology Centre. This network facilitates industrial fellowships for our students and enables students to complete design projects and Master's theses in collaboration with industry leaders and internationally recognised research labs.

The programme aims to educate engineers that are specialized in current design and production activities in biomedical technology.
Setting Description:
KU Leuven is an autonomous university. It was founded in 1425. It was born of and has grown within the Catholic tradition. From its Christian view of the world and the human, KU Leuven endeavours to be a place for open discussion of social, philosophical and ethical issues and a critical centre of reflection in and for the Catholic community. KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied research. It is strongly inter- and multidisciplinary in focus and strives for international excellence. To this end, KU Leuven works together actively with its research partners at home and abroad. KU Leuven encourages personal initiative and critical reflection in a culture of idea exchange, cooperation, solidarity and academic freedom. It pursues a proactive diversity pol
Cost:
6000 EUR (For this programme an increased fee is not applicable for students who come from countries belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA)

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