Program Information

School: Simon Fraser University
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Description: Biomedical Engineering is concerned with a wide range of engineering problems encountered in medical and surgical treatment, in the interactions of people and machines in a variety of environments, in human disabilities, assistive devices and systems in medical instrumentation, and in the understanding of biomechanics and neurophysiology. Because of the complexity of BME this option is offered in honours version only.

The Biomedical Engineering Option is interdisciplinary in nature and provides a basic undergraduate Engineering background combined with biomedical-related coursework in areas such as Biomedical Engineering, Kinesiology, Chemistry and Biology. For more information on the co-op education program, please visit

URL: Biomedical Engineering at Simon Fraser University
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Scholarships: 2
Careers: Biomedical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 86

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

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Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

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