Biomedical (information) systems


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Active participation in semester 1.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To learn to apply and evaluate scientific methods in modelling and/or design of biomedical systems or clinical information systems based on a realistic clinical or scientific problem.

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module:

  • Have gained knowledge of at least one of the areas: Signal processing and image analysis, Pattern recognition and decision support, Clinical information systems, Sensory-motor control and rehabilitation systems, and Physiologic modeling
  • Understand knowledge within the selected area(s) and is able to reflect on a scientific basis on this knowledge


  • Are able to independently plan and carry out a research study on basis of a given problem
  • Are able to apply scientific methods and tools to research within the chosen area of knowledge
  • Are able to choose scientific theories and methods within the chosen area of research
  • Are able to communicate problems, methods and results within the scientific area, in writing
  • Are able to discuss professional and scientific problems with peers


  • Are able to function in a project with a high level of complexity and which requires new solutions
  • Are able to take responsibility for their own professional development

Type of instruction

Project work.



Name of examBiomedical (information) systems
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please contact the   programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Malene Møller Knudsen, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMedicotekniske (informations)systemer
Module codeSTIST11K2_1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Biomedical Engineering and Informatics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Sports Science and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Health Science and Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine