Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. | Carleton University | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
26685 CAD/year
7943 CAD/year
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This Biomedical Engineering MSc program from Carleton University is offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Biomedical Engineering (OCIBME), a multi-disciplinary joint institute with the University of Ottawa. 


The main objective of the Biomedical Engineering MSc program from Carleton University is to enhance students’ abilities to solve problems in medicine and biology through the application of engineering principles using a combination of graduate coursework, directed and individual study, thesis research work and various forms of oral and written presentations. Learn more about Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes.

Career Opportunities

  • Career paths include opportunities in education; the public sector (e.g. health care policy), hospitals and regulatory agencies; or in the private sector working with medical device manufacturers, sports/fitness equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, or in rehabilitation/ orthopaedic engineering. There are also opportunities in the non-profit sector. 
  • At the PhD level, careers may be more research-focused, e.g. biomedical data analysis, novel medical devices research and design, and simulation and modeling of diseases and biological systems. Several students interact with clinicians, healthcare organizations, or industrial partners as part of their research project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biological Signals
  • Advanced Topics in Medical Instrumentation
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Introduction to Medical Imaging Principles and Technology
  • Applications in Biomedical Image Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a four-year bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, computer science, or a related discipline, with an average of at least B+.

Tuition Fee

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    26685 CAD/year
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  • National

    7943 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7943 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
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