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Exact science and cutting-edge technology in health care

The field of medical imaging is evolving rapidly, since diagnosis and treatment are increasingly supported by imaging procedures. The Medical Imaging Master’s programme combines elements from physics, mathematics, computer science, biomedical engineering, biology and clinical medicine. Master’s students will attain a high level of knowledge and skills in various areas of medical imaging, such as image acquisition physics, quantitative image analysis, computer-aided diagnosis, and image-guided interventions.

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Embedded in an excellent research setting
Renowned medical imaging institutes
Utrecht University and Eindhoven University of Technology

A challenging programme composed by two renowned institutions

The programme is offered in close collaboration between the imaging division of the UMC Utrecht and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Two leading organizations at the forefront of health care and technology. This collaboration tops a solid technological basis with strong links to research performed in a clinical setting.

Are you a student with a clear interest in health care technology, a ‘beta-mindset’, a curiosity towards the natural sciences and medical imaging, and ambition in research? Do you have a background in natural or physical sciences, e.g. physics, mathematics, computer science or more applied technical sciences like biomedical engineering? This Master’s programme might just be a perfect fit.

My Master’s is teaching me techniques that are transforming the medical world.
Alumnus Rosina Derks op Utrecht Science Park

Why you should study Medical Imaging at Utrecht University

  • It’s a strongly technology-oriented Master’s programme in a clinical setting. It allows you to work with an impressive range of imaging platforms.
  • You will have the opportunity to carry out research projects at renowned international research groups and with selected industrial partners, and gain valuable experience which helps your career in the world of research and technology development.
  • The whole field of medical imaging, ranging from image acquisition physics to advanced image processing and analysis topics, is covered.
  • You will benefit from the excellent international reputation and strong position of the Image Sciences Institute (ISI) and the Center for Image Sciences (CIS) at UMC Utrecht.


Degree: This Master's programme is officially registered under its name in the Central Register of Higher Education Study Programmes
  • Title:
  • Master's degree in: Biomedical Sciences
  • Programme: Medical Imaging
Accredited by the NVAO
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Part- or full-time status:
2 years
Credits: 60 credits equals one year full-time study load (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS)
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Application deadline:
  • Dutch & EU/EEA students: 1 June
  • Non-EU/EEA students: 1 April
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Graduate school:
Life Sciences