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Biomedical Engineering (BSc in Mechanical Engineering Biomedical Option)

University of Alberta

Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,309
International: $40,290

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersMechanical EngineersBiomedical Engineers


Biomedical or biomechanical engineering is the application of the principles of engineering to the solution of problems in medicine and clinical sciences. You’ll receive a human-centric education that builds on the traditional Mechanical Engineering degree, and helps prepare you for employment in the health care industry, or for graduate-level studies.

This Option can be taken as part of a Mechanical Engineering degree (Co-op only).


Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Qualifying Year: All students in the Qualifying Year in the Faculty of Engineering follow a common curriculum in their first year. At the end of the first year, students choose among the various specialized Engineering programs offered and between the traditional and cooperative education streams.

    Students with transferable post-secondary coursework taken outside of the Faculty of Engineering are considered for admission based on GPA and relevant transfer credit.

    * 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.

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