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Biomedical Micro- and Nanodevices, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Tampere University

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering combines engineering with life sciences

People's need for more tailored and cost-efficient implants, devices and health informatics solutions is growing.


Master's degree

Degree earned

Master of Science (Technology)

Planned duration

2 years

Extent of studies

120 ECTS




Hervanta Campus

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens

12000 €/academic year

Link to scholarship programme

The biomedical engineering industry is an increasingly important, global high-tech sector. In Finland, the HealthTech industry is especially strong. With the emergence of numerous small enterprises, the fields of biomedical sciences and engineering are rapidly expanding and offer diverse career options. This programme provides you with a solid understanding of the challenges related to biomedical and health sciences. You will become familar with advanced technologies at the interface between engineering and health sciences and have the ability to develop innovative solutions to solve these challenges. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking and professionalism and pursue a career in industry, a hospital or continue your studies towards a doctoral degree. You may also be a natural-born entrepreneur and launch your own start-up. 

We foster close collaboration between engineering professionals, life scientists and clinicians, and therefore provide optimal exposure for the students taking part in the degree programme. Our excellent basic and translational (from laboratory to clinic) research is recognised worldwide. When applying to the programme, you may choose from the following options: Biomedical Micro- and Nanodevices, Health Technology and Informatics, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.

Study Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Shayan, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering student

I have an interest towards the business side of technological products and the commercialization phases. Tampere University and Finland in general have given a lot of opportunities when it comes to traineeships and working on start-ups.

Picture of Ali, Biomedical Sciences and Engineering student

During my tenure as a research assistant, I have gained experience towards the R&D sector of intelligent clothing and wireless communication of textile electronics. I also completed my master's thesis with the same group and throughout my working tenure I have enjoyed a lot because of everyday learning process and the opportunities provided by my supervisor in the said field.