The first semester in Hamburg, Germany, deals with the engineering and technology side of this field. The core curriculum consists of the following modules: Project Seminar in Engineering, Data Acquisition and Processing, Advanced Biosignal Processing, Modelling Medical Systems, Simulation and Virtual Reality in Medicine and HTA/Regulatory Affairs.
The second semester in Porto, Portugal, looks at the training in clinical application for the application of technical know-how. The core curriculum consists of the following modules: Project Seminar in Health, Medical Imaging Technologies and Devices, Medical Measurement Techniques, Applied Clinical Imaging, Applied Clinical Signals and Human-Technology Interaction on Clinical Environment.
The third semester in Lille, France, looks at the business background of this field. The core curriculum consists of the following modules: Project Seminar in Healthcare Business, Principles of Marketing in the Healthcare Business, International Healthcare Marketing and Business, Marketing for Innovative Medical Technology, Legal and Regulatory Considerations in the Healthcare Industry and Industrial Purchasing, Outsourcing in the Healthcare Industry.
In the fourth semester, students complete their Master's theses, in which they demonstrate their achieved competence in research and development preferably in interdisciplinary settings. This can be completed in any country.
This course is taught in person only. There isn't an option to study online.
For more detailed information on modules and course content, please click on the PDF link below.
Students complete this degree in three countries:
Semester 1: Hamburg, Germany (HAW Hamburg)
Semester 2: Porto, Portugal (Instituto Polytecnico do Porto-Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Porto)
Semester 3: Lille, France (Université de Lille II - Faculté Ingénierie et Management de la Santé)
Semester 4: any country
The programme is taught completely in English.
This programme does not include an integrated internship. The Master's thesis can be completed in industry.