Would you like to improve healthcare by developing and applying new technologies? To decrease the number of patients through preventive technology? Or to find safer solutions to treat patients?Please note: this programme has a fixed quota (numerus fixus), meaning that the application deadline will move forward to 15 January and a selection procedure will take place.More information about numerus fixus.Researcher and designerBiomedical engineers, who are trained on the crossroads of engineering and medical and biologica sciences, are required to realize future health care. As a student, you will be trained to work in multidisciplinary teams, to have a broad overview, to create innovative devices and to perform research that forms a basis for better and more sustainable healthcare (in terms of costs and manpower). You will be both researcher and designer, the best basis for an academic professional.Real-life problemsYou will study topics in the field of imaging techniques (like MRI, PET,CT), robot design, prosthetics and orthotics, implants and artificial organs, tissue engineering and biomaterials, as well as aspects of medical ethics. During the programme, you will work on real-life problems, such as designing artificial heart valves that last longer, studying the process of joint implant ingrowth by bone, automatic analysis of MRI images to check for abnormalities.Different ba
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Bachelor of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
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Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
Sufficient background knowledge in Mathematics and Physics is required. The Admissions Board will determine whether your background knowledge in these subjects is sufficient to start the Bachelor's degree programme of your choice. Biology and Chemistry are not mandatory but highly recommended. Attention: from 2024-2025, Chemistry will be a mandatory subject for admission!
You will need to submit proof of English proficiency in accordance with the requirements of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Please find our English language requirements (exemptions, IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge and more) on this page: https://www.rug.nl/fse/programme/admissions/bsc/language
Secondary education equivalent to Dutch pre-university (vwo) is required. A list of qualifications that are considered equivalent to pre-university education in the Netherlands can be found here: https://www.rug.nl/education/bachelor/international-students/admission-and-application/application-admission-procedure/entry-requirements/vwo-equivalent-qualifications If you have any questions concerning admission to the programme, please contact our Admissions Office: https://www.rug.nl/educatio
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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|Start date||App. deadline EU/EEA||App. deadline Non-EU/EEA|
|1 Sep '23||15 Jan '23||15 Jan '23|
|1 Sep '24||15 Jan '24||15 Jan '24|
|1 Sep '25||15 Jan '25||15 Jan '25|
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