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Academic Degree:Bachelor of Science in Engineering / BSc or B.Sc.
Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved

Duration:6 semesters incl. Bachelor theses and final exams
Prerequisites:University entrance qualification or relevant professional qualification with additional exams
Next start:Fall 2017

Major Medical Engineering

Demographic change, technological progress, and an increasing degree of specialization in the medical field bear an enormous challenge to society, while at the same time opening up fascinating opportunities for creative minds, innovative enterprises, and the European location for science and business. Against this backdrop, MCI establishes Medical Engineering as a new branch of study. The program will be available from fall 2016 within the scope of the bachelor degree course in Mechatronics, which has been a great success since its introduction in 2008.

The Medical Engineering branch fuses skills from machine engineering, electrical engineering, and information processing with medical areas of application within an innovative and dynamic environment. Already today the diagnosis and treatment of diseases depends on diverse technologies for support – a trend which will become increasingly manifest in the near future.

The new branch of study relies on the close cooperation between MCI and the Medical University of Innsbruck. The collaboration is to guarantee that students or graduates of the program are equipped for the direct access into this highly dynamic market, or the completion of a master’s degree course to further enable them to take responsibility in clinical professions, in research and development, the manufacturing of medical devices, or respective management positions.

Title Bachelor program Mechatronics - Major Medical Engineering
Main focus Highly practice-oriented, international, strong co-operations with the local and international economy
Degree Bachelor of Science in Engineering / BSc or B.Sc.
Use of the academic degree in combination with the brand "MCI" approved
Academic year Winter semester: Mid September – end of January
Summer semester: Mid February – beginning of July
Structure 1st – 2th semesters: Fundamentals
3rd – 5th semesters: Medical Engineering
5th semester: International semester (optionally abroad)
6th semester: internship abroad or in Austria
6th semester: Bachelor theses and Bachelor exam
Languages German, English; additionally broad language trainings
Tuition fees For students from EU & EEA countries: EUR 363 / semester.
Details & information for students from third countries can be found at admission.
Plus membership fee to the Austrian Student Union (ÖH)
Scholarships & grants Overview of sources of financial support & contact adresses
Admission requirements Applicants with a university entrance qualification
Applicants without a university entrance qualification but with relevant professional experience have to take additional entry exams in German, English, Mathematics and Physics.
Selection process Career background (20%)
Written entrance exam (30%)
Interview (50%)
Application Online, please consider the indicated deadlines
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Universitaetsstrasse 15
A-6020 Innsbruck/Austria
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