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Master in Information Health Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering and Basic Sciences

Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Básicas
Direction
Prof. Vanessa Gómez Verdejo
Language
English
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60
Campus
Leganes
Applications

 Opening December 1st 

☛ Places available: 30

Departments
Signal and Communications Theory, Bioengineering and Aeroespace Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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  • Inicio

    The Master in Information Health Engineering emerges as an answer to the increasing demand of researchers with an interdisciplinary background in the fields of information technologies and bioengineering. Nowadays, the intersection of these two areas stands out for its enormous potential in both research and application: the role of machine learning, signal processing, data science, and artificial intelligence is becoming crucial in almost any field and particularly in health engineering applications. Significantly, both public and private investing in research related to these areas has an enormous social and economic impact. In fact, companies such as Philips, Siemens, Microsoft, IBM, Amazon, Google or Apple, to name just a few, are demanding this research profile.

    This Master combines the disciplines of information and health engineering with the goal of training researchers to become experts in signal and data analysis tools, with special emphasis on their use on medical signals and images. The training provided by the master's degree will have a strong theoretical foundation, allowing future graduates to apply their knowledge to design innovative methods of information processing and providing the basis for subsequent doctoral studies and/or R&D activities in industry. 

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    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ Taught by more than 20 professors and leading researchers in the field
    • ☛ The program is completed in one academic year
    • ☛ According to Forbes two of the three most demanded jobs are related to AI and health
    • ☛ Personalized master program: an offer of 20 courses to adjust the program to your background and interests
  • CURRICULUM
    • CURRICULUM

      The program consists of 60 ECTS to be studied in 2 semesters with the following structure:

      SEMESTER 1 (30 ECTS)

      • SUBJECT 1 | BASIC FORMATION
        Formed by 3 compulsory subjects of 6 ECTS each.
      • SUBJECT 2 | METHODS AND TOOLS FOR COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
        It contains 4 elective subjects of 6 ECTS each. Students must choose two of these four subjects.

      SEMESTER 2 (30 ECTS)

      • SUBJECT 3 | MEDICAL IMAGES AND VISION BY COMPUTER
        Composed of several elective subjects of 3 and 6 ECTS on the processing and analysis of data based on medical images.
      • SUBJECT 4 | LEARNING MACHINE IN HEALTH
        Composed of several elective subjects of 3 and 6 ECTS on  advanced methods of machine learning relevant in specific areas of health.
      • SUBJECT 5 | SKILLS FOR RESEARCH
        Formed by the subject Master Thesis of 12 ECTS.


      Syllabus content

      Course 1 - Semester 1

      Core Courses
      SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
      Biosignals & Bioimages6CEnglish
      Machine Learning6CEnglish
      Statistical Signal Processing6CEnglish
      Methods and tools for computational intelligence
      SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
      Choose 2
      Deep Learning6EEnglish
      Biomedical Image Processing6EEnglish
      Data Modelling6EEnglish
      Data intensive computing6EEnglish

      Course 1 - Semester 2

      Medical imaging and computer vision*
      SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
      Choose a minimum of 6 ECTS
      Medical image reconstruction6EEnglish
      Medical image generation3EEnglish
      Surgical navigation and imaging3EEnglish
      Neuroimaging3EEnglish
      Computer Vision6EEnglish
      Machine learning for health*
      SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
      Choose a minimum of 6 ECTS
      Information Theory6EEnglish
      Speech technologies for health3EEnglish
      Natural Language Processing3EEnglish
      Optimization6EEnglish
      Personalized medicine3EEnglish
      Communication Technologies in Healthcare3EEnglish
      Research skills
      SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
      Master Thesis12TFM

      * To complete the 30 ETCS of the Semester 2, the students will study the 12 ECTS of subject-matter 5 and, in addition, they must choose a total of 18 ECTS between the subjects of the subject-matter 3 and 4, choosing a minimum of 6 ECTS in each subject-matter.
       

      C) Compulsory: 18 ECTS

      E) Elective course: 30 ECTS

      TFM) Master Thesis: 12 ECTS

    • QUALITY

      GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

      ☛ First year offered:

      PROGRAMME’S QUALITY ASSURANCE

      The Academic Committee of the Master’s programme complies with the SGIC-UC3M and it is responsible for the follow-up, analysis, review, assessment and quality of the program, it contributes with proposals to improve the program and produces the “Memoria Académica de Titulación” (Programme Report).

  • FACULTY

    FACULTY

    The Master in Information Health Engineering has a teaching team of full professors and associate professors from the different Departments participating in the program:

  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

      REQUIREMENTS

      To access this master's degree, it is necessary to hold a degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Data Engineering and Data Science,  Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering

       

      ADMISSION CRITERIA

      Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

      ADMISSION CRITERIA WEIGHTING
      Academic record 60%
      Professional Experience 10%
      Grades in essential courses to the Master's programme 15%
      Motivation, interest and recommendation letters 10%
      Other 5%

      ADMISSION PROFILE

      The Master of Information Health Engineering is mainly aimed at engineering graduates of the following families:

      • Telecommunications Engineering
      • Data Engineering and Data Science
      • Computer Science and Computer Engineering
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Biomedical Engineering or Bioengineering

      Language requirements

      Check the general language requirements required to study a Master’s at UC3M, depending on whether it is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      FEES *

      2021-2022 Academic year

       

      Reservation fee: €450 

      • it will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment
      • the reservation fee will only be refunded if the master program is cancelled

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €2,701.2 (€45.02/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €5,044.2 (€84.07/ECTS credit)

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.

       


      * Pending approval by the Community of Madrid for the academic year 21/22

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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    MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

    Check the Master’s schedule(Academic Year 2020/2021)​ *

    Schedule 2020-2021 Academic year


    * The timetable for the second semester has yet to be defined.

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/21

    The Master in Information Health Engineering will be taught ON CAMPUS. The schedule will be published shortly under the “Practical Information” tab.
    Exceptionally, students must attend in a Synchronous Online Teaching system the sessions that may be determined to ensure the prevention and social distancing measures in classrooms. All students must have the necessary equipment to follow classes remotely (device with internet connection and webcam. See Student’s Guide). Due to the restrictions in the use of computer rooms on Campus it may be necessary to take your own computer equipment for its use in the classroom.
    UC3M has a laptop loan program for students who need it.

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    VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

    Access to Virtual Secretariat

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    MATERIAL RESOURCES OF THE PROGRAMME

    Material resources of Leganes Campus

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    General Registry Office

    Contact mailbox 

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    Employability

    Access to Employment and internships

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