University of Alberta

Electrical Engineering Biomedical Option

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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)
Careers:Electrical and Electronics EngineersBiomedical 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.

    * 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 17, 2018

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