Biomedical Computing (BMC)
Course of studies
Duration of study (semesters)4
Description of course of studiesComputer-assisted medical imaging technology plays a crucial role in modern clinical environments, as medical diagnosis and treatment are increasingly supported by imaging procedures. Consequently, there is a growing demand for specialists that are skilled in this very particular field at the intersection of computer science and medicine.
The Master's degree program in Biomedical Computing aims to provide the required education by pursuing an interdisciplinary approach, involving the faculty of computer science and the medical school at Technische Universität München (TUM).
The topics covered in the modules of the master's program include the following: Medical data acquisition and management, medical ontologies and physics of medical imaging, medical image processing, visualization, advanced user interfaces and computer aided medical solutions.
Major fields of studyMedical data acquisition and management, medical ontologies and physics of medical imaging, medical image processing, visualization, advanced user interfaces and computer aided medical solutions.
Course of studiesBiomedical Computing (BMC)
Application and admission
Start of courseWinter semester
Application PeriodJanuary 1 - May 31
Admission notificationOnline after verification of application documents
- Curriculum vitae
- a Bachelor (or equivalent degree) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or Physics
- short essay (1-2 DIN-A4 pages), composed in English, of the applicant explaining the choice of this particular master program in Biomedical Computing at TUM. This should also include the applicant ‘s specific skills and interests which reveals her/his suitability for the Master’s program in Biomedical Computing at TUM.
- A written certificate proofing that the applicant has composed both essays without any external help/help by a third person and that she/he has marked all ideas from external sources in the texts.