Professional Perspective

You could look for a job after acquiring your bachelor's degree at Eindhoven University of Technology, but most students continue to one of the corresponding master's programs and become(bio)medical engineers.

Where do BME students end up after their master's program?

Here you can read the stories of some of our graduates ('alumni').

Working as (bio)medical engineer

With your way of thinking and your skills, you have the perfect background to find a job as (bio)medical engineer. 

People in the world are getting older and older. This increases the demand for innovative biomedical solutions. Expectations are that the demand for biomedical engineers will stay in the job market.

After acquiring a Master's degree in Biomedical or Medical Engineering, there is a broad perspective in job offers. Besides becoming a researcher, you could for example become a developer, project manager, teacher, consultant or business developer.

Graduates can work among others at universities, in hospitals, in pharmaceutical companies or engineering companies.

Continue studying

During your master's program at the University of Technology in Eindhoven you will learn much, but there is always more to learn. After your master's program you could for example follow one of the following programs, which combine work and study:

  • Qualified Medical Engineer (PDEng): two year course to learn how to work as a professional in a hospital, to support medical specialist with technical problems. You will measure, make models, quantify and analyse.
  • PhD: four years of research in the Netherlands or in a foreign country.
  • Program to become a clinical physicist, chemist or computer scientist: four years of education in a hospital, sometimes with specialization.