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Medicine with applications in Biomedical Engineering

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2024

About the course

The course provides an orientation in anatomical and physiological concepts, with examples from biomedical engineering used in healthcare to provide a familiarity with medical terminology when reading medical literature and/or communicating with healthcare personnel. The course covers the structure of the human body and the function of vital organs as well as the cell structure and kinetics. The course also introduces ethical concepts in medical research and give an introduction in tumour diseases, tumour induction, cancer incidence and oncological treatment strategies. Laboratory work is done to highlight biomedical engineering applications and physiological principles. The course also includes a where students work in a group to solve a medical problem with a technical approach.

Application and eligibility

Medicine with applications in Biomedical Engineering, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


2 September 2024


31 October 2024

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

<p>Univ: Classical Mechanics 7,5 credits or equivavlent. Proficiency in English B/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



Application deadline was 15 April 2024. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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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Course is given by
Contactperson for the course is:
Helena Grip