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Degree

Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering - Co-op

About the program

  • 21,057 CAD

    Tuition
  • 12 - 16 months

    Years of study
  • 12 - 16 months

    PGWP Duration
  • 16 out of 20

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 16-January-2021 16-January-2021
Fall-September 16-January-2022 16-January-2022

Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering - Co-op

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is suited to students who wish to pursue their engineering education in a preferred area of specialization beyond the undergraduate level, but who do not wish to pursue a thesis research program

The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biomedical Engineering is a 12-16 month program aimed at students who wish to enhance their professional skills in biomedical engineering. 

Students engage in a combination of course work and internship or co-op work experience. The program emphasizes the clinical and industrial aspects of biomedical engineering and prepares students for careers in hospitals and private industry.

Many students find employment as clinical engineers. Please note that students wishing to pursue a PhD should apply to the MASc in Biomedical Engineering.

Career Options: 

The MEng program in Biomedical Engineering is designed to prepare students for employment in the public or private sector, or to pursue further studies. Recent graduates have gone on to work at Vancouver Island Health Authority, Winnipeg Health Authority, Vancouver Costal Health, Neovasc Inc, and Canadian Standards Association. 

Many have started their own companies, like NrSign Inc, Arbutus Medical, and S2N Engineering Services. Those looking to pursue their MD or PhD have gone on to study at Berkeley and UBC. A burgeoning field, ample opportunities exist in the medical instrument industry, pharmaceutical/biochemical industry, hospitals, medical research facilities and educational institutions, and regulatory bodies, governments, and industry associations

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$35,577

Total costs

yearly

$7,536

Cost of living

1 person

$6,984

Accommodation

1 bed room

$21,057

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Engineering program in all specializations must hold a credential deemed academically equivalent to a four-year bachelor's degree from UBC, in engineering or a related discipline.

Required documents

1. Copies of All Post-Secondary Transcripts
2. A recent Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
4. An English proficiency exam (if required)
5. Reference Letters

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
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6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

93
22
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
22
reading

PTE

65
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

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