24 months
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This Biomedical Engineering MEng/MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan involves the application of Engineering Sciences to the solution of specific problems in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and related fields.


Program Details

The dominant areas of research interest among our faculty include: biomechanics, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, biomedical signal and image processing, applications of artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic and expert systems, physiological system modeling, and medical instrumentation.

While at the University of Saskatchewan, you will have access to state of the art facilities, labs, and research centres such as the Biomedical Beam Line of the Canadian Light Source, Canada's only synchrotron.

The university is located in Saskatchewan, a province known for its agricultural production and advanced research in agro-biological science and engineering. In this program you'll be able to study and conduct research in:

  • agriculture machinery design
  • sensors and instrumentation for agriculture and biological systems
  • agricultural building environments
  • soil and water management
  • cold-regions hydrology
  • postharvest and food process engineering
  • value-added bioprocessing
  • biomass and bioenergy

At the Biomedical Engineering MEng/MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan you'll also benefit from the close relations our faculty have with the following industry and research partners:

  • Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute
  • Institute for Agricultural Rural and Environmental Health
  • Prairie Swine Centre Inc.
  • National Hydrology Water Research Center
  • Canada-Saskatchewan Irrigation Development Centre
  • Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre
  • POS Bio-Sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical signal and image processing
  • Medical instrumentation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications to this academic unit require a pre-qualification form to be submitted prior to the formal online application.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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