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Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

PROGRAM SUMMARY

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical)
  • Duration: 4 years
  • No. of credits: 140 credits
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: approx. 12,000 USD*
    (*for studying 4 years in Vietnam)

OVERVIEW

Biomedical engineering is the combination and application of the principles of physics, mathematics, biology, and technology to research and manufacturing technical equipment for health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

After graduating from this program, students will be able to design tools, equipment, and software used in health care; design circuits, software to run medical devices or computer simulations to test new drug therapies; design and build artificial body parts (hip joints, knees) or develop the materials to make replacement body parts.

Students complete the programs can work in many positions and fields as below:

  • Clinical engineer in charge of managing and operating medical equipment in treatment and diagnostic facilities.
  • Specialist in medical equipment at public and private hospitals, health facilities; companies trading and manufacturing equipment in the field of medical, biotechnology, environmental technology.
  • Lecturers, researchers of biomedical engineering.

Medical facilities and companies often recruit graduates in this sector are: 

  • Central, public and private hospitals in provinces and cities nationwide.
  • Foreign or domestic companies in medical equipment and services.
  • Institute of Biomedical Physics, institutes/schools with training in Biomedical Engineering.

 

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

Students have 2 options:

Option 1:

Students study at HCMUT – Bach khoa (HCMUT) for 4 years and get the Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering awarded by HCMUT – Bach khoa (HCMUT).

Option 2:

After completing 02 years at HCMUT – Bach khoa (HCMUT), students with financial and academic eligibility may transfer to our partner universities the later 02 years to complete their study for Bachelor degree. The official bachelor degree is awarded by the partner universities.

HCMUT – Bach khoa (HCMUT) is currently working to associate the program with our partner universities in USA and Australia. The information will be updated here soon.

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

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TUITION FEE & SCHOLARSHIP

The annual tuition fee is around 2,600 USD. The exact amount depends on the number of credits students register to study each semester. Please see the tuition fee structure in the link here.

Annual scholarships are provided for international students who have excellent performance during their studying time. Please see the scholarship programs here.

ADMISSION PERIOD

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (Bach khoa) receives applications to study Bachelor's degree programs all year round.

Students complete the online application form here and submit the required documents to the International Admission Department of the University.

► Read more on GENERAL INFORMATION OF ADMISSION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Generally, students who graduate from high school with the minimum average grade of 65% are eligible to apply for admission of study programs.

Read more on the Admission Requirements here.

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