Extent: 20 - 25 credits
Teacher in charge: Ari Koskelainen
Administrative contact: Study coordinator Päivi Koivunen
Target group: Students of the Master's Programme in Life Science Technologies or students of other technology-oriented master's programmes.
Application procedure: Open for all students of Aalto University
Quotas and restrictions: No quotas
Prerequisites: BSc studies in the Bioinformation Technology major or equivalent knowledge in mathematics and physics.
Content and structure of the minor
Biomedical Engineering builds on a solid basis of physics and technology to characterise, monitor, image, and influence biological systems. The minor introduces the student to the physics of biological systems in order to efficiently measure, image, and model such systems.
To complete the minor (20 - 25 ECTS credits) the students have to take compulsory minor subject courses towards the minor (10 cr) and elective courses (10 - 15 cr) from the course list given below.
Structure of the minor
Signal Processing in
Principles of Biomedical
10 - 15
Select as many courses as needed to fulfill the 20 - 25 credit requirement.
Special Assignment in
Information Processing in
Medical Image Analysis