McMaster University – Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8N 3Z5

Program Information
Faculty: Faculties of Engineering and Health Sciences
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Description A research program created by the Faculties of Engineering and Health Sciences to provide a unique collaborative environment that leverages McMaster’s existing expertise in medical sciences and engineering, and links current and emerging areas of molecular, medical and bioengineering research.
Website: Biomedical Engineering (M.A.Sc.) at McMaster University – Faculty of Health Sciences
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

National: $8,623.17

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes supplementary fees.

Requirements
Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose native language is not English will be required to submit an official copy of their TOEFL score, or other evidence of competency in English is required. A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 92 (580 on the paper-based TOEFL test or 237 on the computer-based TOEFL test) is needed for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Students taking the IELTS are required to achieve a minimum score of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each category. Students taking the MELAB are required to achieve a minimum score of 90. Equivalent scores on other recognized tests may also be considered. Each of these scores are only valid for 2 years. Students who have completed an Academic ESL program through Canadian academic institutions may petition to have this considered in lieu of TOEFL. Applicants may be exempted from this requirement if they have completed a university degree at which English is the language of instruction.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

Applicants are required to submit a statement of Interest (1-2 page document which indicates their interest in pursuing graduate studies with the School of Biomedical Engineering), a resume, and two confidential letters of recommendation from instructors most familiar with their academic work. Please visit the website for complete details.