Employment opportunities

Official Degree

Graduate in Biomedical Engineering


240 ECTS

4 years



Class size

40 places


Basque, Spanish, English



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Employment opportunities

"You will develop your professional career in the emerging strategic sector that helps improve the quality of life of society"

The importance of technology and innovation applied to the health sector means that biomedical engineering professionals are increasingly in demand.

Upon graduation you will be fully prepared to work in the various fields, ranging from the design, development and implementation of new technologies into medical machinery and instruments, to analysis and research for regenerative medicine or the development of new medicines or prostheses. Among other things, you will perform professional duties such as:

  • • Designing, developing and maintaining products, equipment, processes and services, in the following fields:
    • Diagnostic equipment (scanners, ultrasound systems, lab-on-a-chip devices, etc.).
    • Diagnostic equipment (scanners, ultrasound systems, lab-on-a-chip devices, etc.).
    • Services for the improvement of the quality of life (telecare, telemonitoring, etc.).
    • Components for improving sport performance (heart rate monitors, monitoring, new materials, etc.).
  • Directing Biomedical Engineering projects, from the detection of opportunities to their launch to the market.
  • Managing and optimising healthcare facilities and processes.
  • Training people on products, equipment and facilities in the different fields of Biomedical Engineering.

The Biomedical Engineering Degree prepares you to work in any of the companies and organisations within the health sector. Such that you will be able to take part in the different stages of development and launch of new health products, in the analysis and optimisation of hospital processes or in the development of new biomedical materials. Upon completion of your Biomedical Engineering studies, you will be able to develop your professional career in a wide range of companies and organisations related to medicine:

Professional profiles

Companies specialising in biomedical technology

Working on the development of new and innovative medical equipment for diagnosis, monitoring and treatment.

Suppliers of technology-based healthcare services

Developing technology-based therapeutic services that can improve the living standards of the patient.


Contributing your knowledge of the design, development and production of new and innovative medications to meet new medical challenges.


Clinical engineering of hospitals

Analysis and optimisation of the various hospital processes, focusing on continued improvement and efficiency.

Universities and research institutes

Everything that you have learned will enable you to create your own business or Startup and apply your knowledge to developing your own products.

Assessment agencies and companies

Analysing and optimising technological transfers between the suppliers and whoever installs them at the health centres.