Why study Medical Diagnostic Technologies?

We offer:

  • a multidisciplinary programme with an innovative approach to the interface of medicine, natural sciences and technology
  • excellent career prospects in a wide variety of career pathways
  • qualifications for positions of responsibility in hospitals, industry and research institutes
  • broad-ranging project collaborations
  • state of the art equipment and laboratories on the Schwenningen Campus and in affiliated institutes
  • small groups and individualized support
Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes - subject knowledge and skills

  • comprehensive knowledge of medical and natural science issues as well as the current technologies utilised in these fields, particularly in molecular analytics
  • provision of validated data allowing physicians to make diagnoses
  • ability to gather, critically analyse and present complex data
  • ability to assess and take into account the social, scientific and ethical consequences of findings, decisions and developments
  • ability to independently acquire the use of new technologies
  • utilisation of all diagnostic techniques available and evaluation of their diagnostic value
  • interpretation of different performance parameters connected with molecular diagnostics as well as an insight into clinical utilisation and quality control

Learning outcomes - transferable skills

  • ability to work as part of a team particularly in multi-discipline work and research groups
  • ability to make scientifically sound decisions independently, taking into account social, scientific and ethical issues
  • ability to independently develop scientific and technical expertise
  • ability to present results to both an expert and non-expert audience
  • problem-oriented thinking and independent problem-solving

Learning outcomes - employability skills

  • optimization of professional qualification by fulfilling requirements of a number of job descriptions
  • multi-disciplinary education at the interface of medical science, natural science and technology, filling the existing gap between these fields
  • ability to take partial or complete responsibility for a project and / or a team