Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description: Biomedical engineering is the application of the principles of engineering to the solution of problems in medicine and biology. This option provides students a more intensive specialization in the field during their undergraduate degree than the traditional Electrical Engineering program, and helps prepare students for graduate studies in biomedical engineering, employment in the health-care industry, or application to an MD program.

URL: Electrical Engineering Biomedical Option at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers: Electrical and Electronics Engineers,Biomedical Engineers

Admission Requirements

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.