Admission and application

The Master’s Programme Medical Imaging is looking for students with an interest in technology, a ‘beta-mindset’, and a curiosity towards the natural sciences and medical imaging. Previous experience with medical imaging is not necessary nor required and a personal study plan will be devised based on your background and interests.

Besides the general information below, we have a section with Frequently Asked Questions.

Entry requirements

You will be considered for admission to the Master’s Programme Medical Imaging if you hold a bachelor’s degree and have a strong interest in medical imaging and an ambition in research.  Bachelor programmes that meet the requirements are:

  • (applied) physics
  • (applied) mathematics
  • computer science
  • biomedical engineering
  • science major of University College Utrecht
  • electrical engineering
  • or similar degree

We will also take into account your proficiency in English, your grade point average, practical experience, marks for relevant courses and study progress.

Higher professional education (hbo-diploma) applicants will be assessed on an individual basis. Only applicants with a remarkable track record will be considered. Previous education will have to relate to the content of the Master’s  programme.

Selection procedure

The Board of Admissions reviews all request for admissions and selects students that meet the entry requirements. The Board of Admissions also assesses whether you will be able to successfully complete the Master’s programme within the set time frame. The Board of Admissions may set additional entrance requirements. An interview on the basis of your CV, motivation, and transcript can be part of the admission procedure. This means the decision on your application is based on a thorough analysis.

You will receive a written notification of the decision of the Board of Admissions. You will also be notified if you still have to fulfill certain conditions.

Other requirements

Depending on your background, additional requirements may apply. Visit the UU Master’s site or contact the Programme Coordinator with questions about your eligibility.

When to apply

For admission in September

We will begin accepting applications from October 1. We recommend that you apply as early as possible. The latest date by which we can receive your application is April 1 for Non-EU/EEA students and June 1 for Dutch & EU/EER students.

Complete your application in time!

In addition to applying online, you are asked to submit a number of forms and documents. Please submit your application with all required documents well before the latest date of application. If your file is incomplete at that time, we will be unable to consider your application.

When can you expect a decision?

We strive to inform you of our decision within six weeks after receiving your application documents.

Application procedure

The following steps will help you submit a complete application for this programme:

  • Check the entry requirements for this Master’s programme.
  • Apply in a timely manner, preferably well before the deadline; see ‘When to apply’.
  • Download the Instructions for applying to a Master’s programme with a Dutch degree or a non-Dutch degree.
  • Go to Studielink and complete the online application.
  • You will receive an email with login details for OSIRIS Online Application, where you can upload the required documents. In OSIRIS Online Application you can also check the status of your application.
  • Pay the application fee, if applicable.
  • For applicants from China only: apply for a Nuffic Certificate.

If you are conditionally accepted, you will be asked to send certified hard copies of your diploma and transcript, and other relevant documents to the Admissions Office by post. Please follow the instructions stated in the conditional acceptance letter.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is per academic year and is set annually by Utrecht University. Please check the website of Utrecht University for the exact amount.