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580213S Master's Thesis in Biomedical Engineering, 30 ECTS cr 
Code 580213S  Validity 01.08.2013 -
Name Master's Thesis in Biomedical Engineering  Abbreviation Master's Thesis 
Scope30 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline5492 Medical and Wellness Technology 
TypeDiploma thesis   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Health Sciences 

Jämsä, Timo Jaakko 

Proficiency level 




Required proficiency level 


ECTS Credits 

30 ECTS credits / 810 hours of work

Language of instruction 

Finnish or English


Master studies, final year

Learning outcomes 

The student is able to independently describe and solve a research problem on the grounds of learned knowledge and skills. The student is able to report the work in written form according to the scientific reporting principles.


Research project in the field of biomedical engineering or medical & wellness technology. Writing of the thesis.

Mode of delivery 

Independent work

Learning activities and teaching methods 

A research group of the university, industry or health care system can commission thesis. The student writes the thesis independently supported by the supervisor. The student should agree in advance on topic, contents and supervision with the responsible professor of the course.

Target group 

Master Students of Medical and Wellness Technology and Biomedical Engineering

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 

580211S Maturity test

Recommended or required reading 


Assessment methods and criteria 

Writing the thesis. Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Professor Timo Jämsä

Working life cooperation 

The student can write the thesis in an organization outside the university

Other information 

It is recommendable that before starting to prepare the Master’s Thesis the student has completed approximately 60 ECTS cr of the master studies.


Additional data in the course catalogue University of Oulu summer studies 2020
Schedule of the course is flexible and depends on the topic of the project. The course includes 810 hours of student´s work. Topics for thesis work in summer will be available in spring in the Moodle learning environment of the course. After having registered to the course, please, contact your project supervisor (person with whom you have agreed on the topic) and the person responsible for the course.

Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Master's Thesis in Biomedical Engineering SUMMER 2021  Course  30  Jämsä, Timo Jaakko  01.05.21 -30.09.21
Registration Master's Thesis in Biomedical Engineering 2021-22  Course  30  Jämsä, Timo Jaakko  30.05.22

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