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Applied Digital Signal Processing

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2025

About the course

This course concerns the application of digital signal processing techniques, with particular focus on methods that enhance the characteristics and information of signals that are recorded in different settings. The course covers topics as sampling and reconstruction of a digital signal, transform methods, Windowing methods, filtering, noise reduction, spectral analysis and system identification. Additionally, the course also covers applications of Wavelets.  

The course is given as a series of independent projects. The projects include one- and two-dimensional signal processing and analysis of physiological signals. At least one of the projects is based on data from current research projects within the field of biomedical engineering.

Engineers are frequently discovering new ways to process digitals signals using a variety of mathematical formulae and algorithms. Biomedical signal processing involves the application of these methods for analysis of e.g. heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation levels, blood glucose, nerve conduction, brain activity, to provide useful information upon which clinicians can gain insights into the physiological process and aid in clinical assessments.

Application and eligibility

Applied Digital Signal Processing, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2025 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


20 January 2025


24 March 2025

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

For admission to the course at least 90hp are required, including: transform methods 7.5 hp or equivalent, and at least one of the courses Analog circuits 6hp or Physical Measurement Techniques 7.5hp, or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/6.

Entry requirements


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



The online application opens 16 September 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2024. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

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