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Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:School of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Description:Biomedical Engineering is a field of engineering that deals with health and medicine. (e.g.: electronic and mechanical devices used on biological materials, animals and humans, medical implants and instruments, ergonomics, bioinstrumentation, imaging and pharmacology). Graduates in Biomedical engineering are able to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to a wide variety of fields and find employment across the private and public sectors of the health care industry. The program provides students with a common base of knowledge essential to engineering, and then allows them to select from a menu of electives to attain a degree of specialization in one of three areas, or to choose electives which broaden their general knowledge base. Elective concentrations are available in the areas of biomechanics; biosignal processing; and pharmaceuticals. The program is built around the concept of interdisciplinary application of engineering principles to health related problems.
URL:Biomedical Engineering at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,271
International: $38,611
Careers:Biomedical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84 to 89
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors, 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics, and 1 additional course.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof

Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof
Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be eligible to continue in the Co-op program, students must meet a minimum 70% cumulative average requirement after second semester, as well as meet all work term requirements. Please refer to the Co-operative Education program policy with respect to work term performance grading, work term report grading and program completion requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 22, 2020

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