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Application Deadline: June 3, 2019
As a commencing student you may have many questions: What does the desired study program teach me? How do I apply? What are the requirements for admission at MCI, and what is the application deadline? What are my career options after graduation? Below you will find all the answers and information you may need.
Medical Technologies are without doubt one of the key markets of the future. The new Master program at MCI is dedicated towards this dynamic field of engineering, combining a strong theoretical basis with a hands-on approach.
Health related disciplines are one of the rising stars in engineering sciences. While other branches are maturing and have already realized most of their potential, technological cross-fertilization and recent trends in society promise significant long-term growth and new opportunities. At the same time, there is no better location for a study program in medical and sports engineering than Innsbruck with its long and successful history in both fields.
Therefore, MCI developed an innovative master program as extension of its Mechatronics & Smart Technologies program focusing on the technological aspects of Medical, Health & Sports Engineering. Further expertise is brought in by the Medical University of Innsbruck and MCI’s numerous industry partners and partner universities.
With its technological orientation, hands-on approach to teaching and additional entrepreneurial content this master program is addressing future professionals in medical, health & sport device development, executives in hospitals, health care institutions, engineering labs and med-tech companies, support personnel in competitive sports as well as founders of start-ups.
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Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis. The required documents are to be submitted online. Applicants are welcome to apply for multiple programs of study, as long as a plausible rationale is given. The final decision may be taken by the end of the application procedures.
Entrance Exam &Interview
*recommended for applications from non-EU countries
Career background - 30% The first step in the admission process is an assessment of candidates’ curricula vitae and submitted documents. Due account is taken of any additional qualifications over and above the basic prerequisites such as academic performance, further education, work experience and periods spent abroad.
Written entrance exam - 20% The written entrance exam serves to assess candidates’ competence in engineering and natural science. In the case of non-native speakers, it also includes a test of language competence in the main language of tuition. The language test is waived on presentation of appropriate evidence of ability and/or certification. In addition to periods spent in an appropriate country that includes the following certificates:
Interview - 50% The interview, which is held with a panel of three, gives candidates an opportunity to present their goals, motives and competence, and permits an evaluation to made of their suitability for the study program.
MCI study programs stand out due to the quality of their content, relevance to the business world, and their international orientation. The close cooperation with partners from industry and integrative internships enable students to gain practical experience as early as in their Bachelor’s studies. In addition to providing expert knowledge, MCI places great importance on encouraging personal development and the development of social and intercultural competencies.
Due to technological advances and aging societies, medical engineering is a fast growing market in developed countries. This is reflected in an increased demand for experts with a relevant education, training and background. Besides typical contents such as medical imaging, devices and IT, recent topics such as augmented reality, personalized medicine and regulatory issues are emphasized.
Semester Credit Units| ECTS-Credits
Graduates of the program are conferred the academic title of Master of Sciences in Engineering, in short MSc or M.Sc. This is attested by a leaving certificate, the Master diploma, the international diploma supplement, and further documents where relevant. MCI Alumni are entitled to combine their academic degree with the brand “MCI” to provide trust and orientation in an increasingly intransparent international education market. Example: MSc (MCI). Source: GZ BMWF-52.330/0195-I/6/2013