KOREA UNIVERSITY School of Biosystem and Biomedical Science

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Program Description

Program Description

Educational Objectives & Competencies
Educational Objectives

Foster talented individuals skilled in technological practices and theoretical knowledge of medical engineering.
Nurture experts able to perform technological convergence and coordinate different disciplines.
Cultivate world-class biomedical engineers to identify demands for clinical medicine and develop new technologies.

Educational Competencies
Core Competencies
  1. Basic Sciences (40%):
    Basic Sciences Education in physics, chemistry and biology, which are the foundation of the biomedical engineering field.
  2. Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals (30%):
    Fundamental education based on the basic science necessary for the principles and application of biomedical engineering.
  3. Biomedical Engineering Application (30%):
    Teaching of practical application principles in the medical engineering field, which is strongly dependent on complex convergence technology.
Selective Competencies
  1. Microtechnology :
    Using Micro technology to learn the principles of Biomedical instruments, and to put them into practice
  2. Nano-Technology :
    Using Nano technology to learn the principles of Biomedical instruments, and to put them into practice
  3. Medical Optics :
    Learning the principles of medical optical instruments, and putting them into practice
  4. Biomaterial :
    Learning the principles of the types of biomaterial and their interactions with human physiology, and putting these principles into practice
  5. Electronics for biomedical applications :
    Learning the principles of electronics, and putting them into practice
  6. Medical Imaging :
    Learning the principles of medical imaging, and putting them into practice
  7. Structural Engineering :
    Learning the biological principles of structure regeneration, and putting them into practice