24 months
Duration
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
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About

The Biomedical Engineering Department at University of Alberta offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, as well as the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy with a specialization in Biomedical Sciences.   

Overview

The degrees differ according to the undergraduate preparation of the student, the former for students with a background in engineering or academically similar areas, and the latter in biological sciences. Under the Individual Interdisciplinary Studies program (see Conduct of Examinations) students may study and carry out their research in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and another department in the University. The Department of Biomedical Engineering is part of both the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Learning outcomes

The Biomedical Engineering at University of Alberta research activities of members of the Department are directed at aspects of biomedical engineering, including but not limited to digital image processing, nano structured biomaterials, in-vivo nuclear magnetic resonance, including vascular imaging, stroke, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), as well as non-invasive biochemical analysis through spectroscopic methods, MRI of cerebral vascular disease, and restoration of function following spinal cord injury. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Prosthetics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nanostructured Biomaterials
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students wishing to enter graduate studies in the University where their undergraduate or preceding studies took place in universities other than in Canada may be required to successfully pass an English-language examination in order to be considered for acceptance, exemptions to this for various countries and undergraduate universities being found here. 
  • If an English-language examination is required, the minimum acceptable score for consideration will depend upon the department the student wishes to enter, minimum acceptable scores being found here.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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