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Medical Engineering

With an MSE in Medical Engineering you will develop innovative solutions and products for the clinical sector in interdisciplinary teams.

Professional career outline

The medical technology industry offers you an interdisciplinary field of work, composed of engineering and health sciences. With your skills in electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, biology and medicine, you develop products that are mainly used in human medicine. Preferred fields of employment for graduates with a MSE Master's degree in Medical Engineering are senior positions in R&D and production with personnel and management responsibility.

Profile contents

The MSE Medical Engineering profile covers the following subject areas:

Institutes and centres

Applying for the MSE you chose an institute to study Medical Engineering. The institutes interpret the profiles individually.

Institute of Applied Mathematics and Physics (IAMP)

Institute of Computational Physics (ICP)

Institute of Mechanical Systems (IMES)

Institute of Mechatronic Systems (IMS)

Professional skills

The MSE profile Medical Engineering aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to conduct design studies and development projects for products, instruments and systems, and then to lead them to certification. This includes that you are familiar with the regulatory requirements for the approval of medical devices. You are able to recognise and analyse multidisciplinary problems and develop engineering solutions on your own.

Recommended modules

Technical Scientific Specialisation (TSM):

Fundamental Theoretical Principles (FTP):

Context Modules (CM):

Differentiation to bachelor level

With the MSE you develop advanced competencies to solve complex interdisciplinary problems and develop technical solutions specific to the medical field. You have gained specialist knowledge and skills by carrying out in-depth applied research projects.

Information events and application

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Application

  • Applications for the autumn semester 2020 are still possible in exceptional cases. Please contact our administrative office at mse.engineering@zhw.ch