Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Materials Engineering
Description: Novel materials specifically engineered for medical performance provide unique solutions to biomedical problems. Utilizing novel metallic alloys, molecularly designed polymers, and tailored composites has enabled significant progress in healthcare and medical diagnostics. The Biomedical Option retains all of the core courses of the Materials Engineering program. It then adds courses specific to the biomedical sciences to provide students with the necessary background for employment in the biomedical field.

URL: Materials Engineering Biomedical Option at University of Alberta
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

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

Careers: Biomedical Engineers,Metallurgical and Materials Engineers

Admission Requirements

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.