12.04.04 Biotechnical systems and technologies

The program gives students theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the development, operation, and service maintenance of biomedical equipment, biotechnical systems and technologies relating to the monitoring and management of living systems and maintenance of people’s working conditions.
Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Higher mathematics
Profiles and specializations:
Bioinformation technologies and systems
Students of this Master’s program receive instruction in:
- guidance/control processes in living organisms at various levels (molecular, cellular, etc.)
- physiological data collection and analysis methods, organization and management techniques in physiology
- mathematical simulation and analysis methods for biological processes and systems
- means of control and controlling structures in the brain and the nervous system
- means and tools of pathological process control
- medical data collection and analysis methods for diagnosis and treatment
- biotechnical system nodes and components
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • design engineer, development engineer, process engineer
  • service engineer, technical documentation specialist
  • product manager, direction coordinator
  • researcher
Specialized disciplines
  • Mathematical simulation of biological processes and systems
  • Biotechnical systems and technologies
  • Mathematical methods of medical and biological data processing
  • Research organization and implementation
  • Data processing and presentation systems
  • Biotech computer-aided design systems
  • Methods of programming medical devices and systems
  • Medical systems design
  • Information technology in biotechnical systems
  • Present-day biomedical engineering issues
  • Biomedical imaging techniques
  • Optical technology in biomedical applications
  • Biosensors
  • Analytical technologies and techniques in laboratory diagnostics
  • Medical device circulation
  • Biomedical technology research and testing methods
  • Fundamentals of medical ethics and deontology
  • Fundamentals of healthcare legislation
Graduating department:
Biocybernetic Systems and Technologies Department
Radiophysical and radiological medical systems and technologies
Students of this Master’s program receive instruction in:

- physical principles of the impact of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation on vital processes at different levels of living matter organization (molecular, cellular, etc.)
- physiological data collection and analysis methods, organization and management techniques in physiology
- mathematical simulation and analysis methods for biological processes and systems
- methods and tools of dosimetry and ionizing radiation safety
- physical foundations and technology of radiation therapy
- uses of computer tomography in diagnostics and therapy
- methods and tools of pathological process control
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • medical physicist
  • chief of an operation and maintenance unit at a medical institution
  • medical equipment development engineer
  • medical equipment maintenance engineer
  • medical equipment repair engineer
  • medical equipment adjustment and testing engineer
Specialized disciplines
  • Mathematical simulation of biological processes and systems
  • Research organization and implementation
  • Analytical technologies and hardware in laboratory diagnostics
  • Medical system design
  • Circulation of medical devices
  • Methods and tools of digital signal processing
  • Physical and technological foundations of radiation therapy
  • Methods and tools of nuclear medicine and radiotherapy
  • Human radiation pathology
  • Oncology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medical and physical fundamentals of computer tomography
  • Fundamentals of medical ethics and deontology
  • Fundamentals of healthcare legislation
  • Clinical dosimetry and radiation safety in medical radiology
  • Safety of medical devices
Graduating department:
Biocybernetic Systems and Technologies Department