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Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) , SC,
Biomedical engineering is a interdisciplinary program highly focused on the improvement of human health, combining the innovative skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences, to improve health care from diagnostics to treatment.

About

As a biomedical engineering major, you will develop the ability to identify, formulate and solve open-ended problems at the interface of engineering and medicine using skills acquired in mathematics; biological, chemical and physical sciences; and engineering. You will also learn how to communicate technical material, function on a multidisciplinary team, demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility, continue along a path of lifelong learning and recognize economic, social and global issues related to the profession.

You will enjoy courses with hands-on laboratory components as well as a senior capstone design sequence, during which you will work on problems defined by doctors or biomedical engineering industries. You will also be encouraged to get involved with research opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Modeling and Simulation of Biomedical Systems
  • Human Cell and Molecular Biology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Systems
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Biomedical Engineering Literature
  • Graduate Seminar in Biomedical Engineering
  • Doctoral Seminar in Biomedical Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

What application materials are required by all departments in The Graduate School?

  • A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit
  • Standardized test scores (consult the program to which you are applying for particular test requirements)
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • Other Supporting Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14598 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14598 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    13650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6825 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 999 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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