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The Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program MEng degree offers a focus on research that prepares graduates for work in industry, academia or government. There is a heavier course load compared to an MSc degree. Areas of application range from prevention and healthy aging to improved diagnostics, as well as technologies for better therapeutics. The degree is part of an interdisciplinary program aimed at students with backgrounds in areas such as engineering, kinesiology, physical sciences, medicine, or life sciences. Students gain hands-on experience at various active university and hospital-based research centres. Areas of study include biomechanics, medical imaging, cell and tissue engineering, as well as biomedical instrumentation.
Positions in industries such as medical devices, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, as well as government.
A master’s degree in biomedical engineering is usually considered a final degree and is not admissible for entry into a PhD program.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Six required courses and four electives
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
Approved four year undergraduate degree in Engineering.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
For admission on September 1:
Canadians and permanent residents (students with Canadian or U.S. transcripts)- apply by June 1
International students (students with international transcripts) - apply by March 1
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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