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MscMedical Engineering

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Austria, Steyr / Wels / Hagenberg / Linz
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Programme structure

The curriculum is structured as follows and qualifies students to work as responsible medical engineers within international markets:

Deepening Scientific Fundamentals in Mathematics, Statistics and Selected Topics in Medicine [11,25 ECTS]

Medical Engineering Methods in Electronics, Biomechanics, Medical Device Software and Materials Technology (3 out of 4 elective modules) [30 ECTS]

Medical Technology Areas: Advanced Medical Imaging and Diagnosis Systems, Clinical Treatment Systems, Prosthetics and Rehabilitation Technology [17,5 ECTS]

Medical Systems Engineering and Project Work: Scientific fundamentals are applied in practise within a professional or scientific project work in close cooperation with a company, research institute or hospital in consideration of Regulatory Affairs [31,25 ECTS]

Master’s Thesis: students show their ability to work independently on a scientific based medical engineering topic and present their conclusions and own rationale [30 ECTS]

Career opportunities

Graduates are prepared for national and international leadership functions in medical product development and placing them into markets as well as for a further scientific career, for example for doctoral studies.
Therefor, medical engineers are working – for example – in development and applied research, engineering production, in the fields of regulatory affairs, quality and product management.
They also serve as qualified advisors and as experts for technical sales and marketing. The health care system needs medical engineers for the acquisition, care and maintenance of medical products. Further employers are the certification authorities and research facilities.

-Applied Research and Medical Technology Development
-Simulation and Optimization of Products and Components
-Production Engineering and Quality Management
-National and International Product Management
-Application Specialists
-Medical Device Consultants
-Regulatory Affairs Manager

Health Delivery Organizations
-Integration and Installation and Maintenance of Medical Devices and Systems
-Acquisition and Procurement of Medical Products
-Leadership functions in Project Management

Planning and Consultancy Offices, Certification Authorities
Specialists for technical safety and quality
-Planning equipment and facilities
-Application engineers

Research and Development
-Engineers in developing prototypes and products
-Project Engineers in the fields of Medical Engineering
-Health Technology Assessment

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you