Master´s degree study programs

Biomedical and clinical technology – the two-year master degree programme

The interdisciplinary master programme Biomedical and Clinical Technology is a continuation of a similar bachelor program. This program has three educational branches:

  • Biomedical Engineering (offered in English for self-funding students)
  • Instruments and Methods for Biomedicine (offered only in English for self-funding students)
  • Systematic Integration of Processes in Healthcare (offered in English for self-funding students)

Applications to study in the two-year follow-up full-time master degree study programme Biomedical and clinical technology are accepted until 31st March 2018.

Conditions for admission to study in a full-time two-year follow-up master degree study programme "Biomedical and Clinical Technology" in English for the 2018/2019 academic year

Graduates of technical, scientific and economic study programmes from all public and private universities can be admitted. There are two study branches.


 

The branch "Biomedical Engineering" offered in English has two specializations "Medical Instrumentation" and "Medical Imaging Instrumentation".

The graduates will have an overview of biomedical and clinical technology in compliance with the current development in this area. In medical establishments, they will be able to operate, check and maintain diagnostic and therapeutic devices and their software, including assistance to the doctors during examination of the patients. They will be able to arrange activities connected with keeping the records and operation of medical devices. Due to their ability to participate in developmental and research activities especially of the experimental nature, they will be able to find a job with institutions dealing with development, production, sale and servicing of medical devices or programming of diagnostic and therapeutic devices and methods designed for healthcare industry. The study branch is accredited by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and after completion of studies the graduates obtain the certificate of professional qualification to practice the profession of a Biomedical engineer pursuant to sec. 27 of Act N. 96/2004 Coll..

 

The branch "Instruments and Methods for Biomedicine" (IMBM) is a 2-year master degree study program focusing on natural sciences, engineering and healthcare. IMBM is a multidisciplinary programme with emphasis on novel advanced methods and technology and their applications in biology and medicine. It is suitable for graduates from bachelor programmes in biomedicine as well as from other fields provided that the applicant is eager to expand her/his expertise in various areas. Due to the high multidisciplinarity of the programme, graduates will find employment in progressive bio/technological and pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, companies developing devices, technologies and products for biological and clinical laboratories. IMBM also provides an ideal base for doctoral studies and academic career. We put great emphasis on individual study and work of students. Therefore the student will carry out a significant piece of research that will result in a diploma thesis. In the first year, each student will choose a research topic from the wide portfolio offered by the academic staff of the faculty and experts from affiliated institutions both in the Czech Republic and abroad. For more information, see the IMBM flyer below.

 

The branch "Systematic Integration of Processes in Health Service" is aimed at preparation of engineers for the organizational and technical work in hospitals, hygienic stations, commercial sphere etc. Students of this branch will gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience not only in the technical, or more precisely the economic branches, but in necessary extent also in biology and medicine.  This allows the graduates to communicate with both doctors and other medical staff. Simultaneously, the graduates are educated in economic, managerial, engineering and medical topics to the same extent. They have all the knowledge necessary for mutual copertion and management of these areas in hospitals and other medical establishments.

 

 

Professional and practical skills and abilities

The graduate will have deep theoretical and practical knowledge related to research, manufacturing, operation and maintenance of medical technology operated mainly in medical facilities.

Organisation of study

The study is intended for two years, and is completed by elaboration of the master thesis, master thesis defence and passing the final state examination. It is university education which is part of the so called structured undergraduate study ( pursuant to Bologna declaration).

Final State Examination

Topics for the final state examination for master study programme Biomedical and Clinical Technology are set as a minimum theoretical and practical knowledge of the graduates. The topics and individual items are derived from subjects of the study branch. Students select topics from a given list of topics.

For the study branch "Biomedical Engineering" two topics are mandatory.

For the branch "Instruments and Methods for Biomedicine" (IMBM) all topics are mandatory.

For the study branch "Systematic Integration of Processes in Health Service" all topics are mandatory.

It is strongly recommended to consult the selection of topics with the tutor of the master thesis. The topics should correspond with the topic of the thesis. During the final state examination questions from the topics will be dicussed. Questions can be related to the topic of the master thesis as well. The questions are asked by the final state examination commitee, however, the head of the commitee can determine another person to ask questions. The student answers immediately, without any written preparation.

Main topics for branch "Biomedical Engineering (CEMACUBE)" are

  • Part 1 (mandatory)
  • Part 2 (mandatory)

Main topics for branch "Instruments and Methods for Biomedicine" are

  • will be announced later

Main topics for branch "Systematic Integration of Processes in Health Service" are

  • Health Care Technology
  • Economics and Management
  • Basic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Methods