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Degree programme

Doctoral Programme in Medicine, Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering

Interdisciplinary high-quality research for health

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology invests in high-quality research. The Doctoral Programme aim to produce excellent, innovative, internationally known and impressive research data and new innovations that can be used in health care and society more broadly.

Central to the expertise of the Doctoral Programme in Medicine, Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering are clinical medicine, biomedicine, translational research, molecular biology, bioinformatics and systems biology, cell & tissue technology, biomaterials, biomedical equipment and technology, biophysics and health technology. In these areas of focus, the programme offers internationally high levels of education and produces PhDs, which are competitive researchers and experts both at home and abroad. In the program, all research is international, and many students apply from abroad. 

Graduates from the Programme have smoothly transitioned to working life. The training also includes study modules on general professional skills, such as written and oral communication skills, and project management, problem solving and teamwork skills. Doctoral education contributes to the development of new biomedical devices and related methods, medical skills required in patient care, and the development and evidence-based utilization of new therapies.