The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Biomedical Engineering

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Science (Engineering), Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Biomedical Sciences, General
Description:Learn how to apply engineering principles and design to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes in Biomedical Engineering. You'll start by building a foundation in biomechanics and biomaterials, cellular and molecular bioengineering, biomedical systems and signals, or biomedical informatics before specializing in third year.

As a Biomedical Engineering student, you’ll take a series of core courses aimed at building a solid foundation in engineering, biology, math, chemistry, and design. In your third year of study, you’ll have the opportunity to customize your degree to your interests by specializing in one of four streams:

  • Biomechanics and biomaterials
  • Cellular and molecular bioengineering
  • Biomedical systems and signals
  • Biomedical informatics
URL:Biomedical Engineering at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,395

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Scholarships:1

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 27, 2021

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