|School:||University of Alberta|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Engineering|
|Field of Study:||Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
|Description:||Biomechanical engineers apply all aspects of civil engineering including engineering principles and techniques into the medical field. The University of Alberta is at the forefront of medical breakthroughs that are coming directly from biomechanical engineers studying here. Students look at age-old challenges in new ways with a focus on articular cartilage, mechanics of joints, artificial joints, tissue engineering, biofluidics, imaging, human motion capture and computational methods.|
|URL:||Civil Engineering – Biomedical Option at University of Alberta|
|Cost per year:*||
This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
|Careers:||Civil Engineers,Biomedical Engineers|
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||85|
|Additional Admission Requirements:||
This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. All students in the Qualifying Year in the Faculty of Engineering follow a common curriculum in their first year. At the end of the first year, students choose among the various specialized Engineering programs offered and between the traditional and cooperative education streams. Students with transferable post-secondary coursework taken outside of the Faculty of Engineering are considered for admission based on GPA and relevant transfer credit.