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Create the future of high-tech healthcare!

Translate fundamental research into biomedical engineering solutions

If you’re ready to meet tomorrow's complex medical challenges and new approaches, then this is the Master’s programme for you. It offers you the unique opportunity to combine scientific subjects with practical application and fundamental research in a clinical setting.

The Master’s programme in Biomedical Technology and Physics covers the fields of Medical Physics, Biophysics, and Clinical Technology. This combination will enable you to translate research into the fundamentals of physics, biology and chemistry into innovative, biomedical engineering solutions for healthcare. The multidisciplinary background will equip you perfectly for tomorrow’s approaches to medical research.

Discover your Biomedical Technology and Physics programme

Discover your Biomedical Technology and Physics programme

During your Master’s programme you can choose for a more fundamental biophysical direction or one focused on clinical application. You can also choose a specialisation that suits your specific interests while still gaining broad knowledge of current clinical practice, problems and technologies. You’ll be taught by researchers from both the VU’s Science department and the Amsterdam UMC (bringing together two medical centres: VUmc and AMC).

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Change your world, study Biomedical Technology and Physics

  • A new microscopy technique, enabling 3D images of tissue, can detect the presence of tumour cells at tissue intersections in just a few minutes. The technique allows you to see cells, cell nuclei, axons, dendrites and blood vessels.

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    Real-time pathology instantly shows if tissue is clean