Simon Fraser University - Faculty of Applied Sciences

Biomedical Engineering (BASc)

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Program Information

School:Simon Fraser University - Faculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Description:Biomedical Engineering is concerned with a wide range of engineering problems encountered in medical and surgical treatment, in the interactions of people and machines in a variety of environments, in human disabilities, assistive devices and systems in medical instrumentation, and in the understanding of biomechanics and neurophysiology. Because of the complexity of BME this option is offered in honours version only.

The Biomedical Engineering Option is interdisciplinary in nature and provides a basic undergraduate Engineering background combined with biomedical-related coursework in areas such as Biomedical Engineering, Kinesiology, Chemistry and Biology.
URL:Biomedical Engineering (BASc) at Simon Fraser University - Faculty of Applied Sciences
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,700
Careers:Biomedical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*86
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Obtain a minimum grade of 60% in English 4U
Obtain a minimum grade of 60% in any Math 3U/3M or 4U/4M or MCT4C, MBF3C, MAP4C
Graduate from high school

Your admission average is calculated on six approved grade 12 courses, as specified below.

ENG 4U, MHF 4U or MCV 4U, SCH 4U, SPH 4U, and two other courses coded 4U/4M or DU/DM (acceptable International, Classical and Native Language courses must be completed at the Grade 12 (DU/DM) level)

* 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 September 09, 2019