Get $150 Scholarship!

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY - [DAL], HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Halifax, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year
  19000Enrollment

Master of Applied Science [M.ASc] (Biomedical Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Dalhousie Medical School

$ 10,878 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

Check Detailed Fees

Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Master of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The University offers various degrees in this program that are:
    • Master of Applied Science (MASc, 2 years)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, 3-4 years)
  • The School of Biomedical Engineering is a collaborative effort of the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Engineering.
  • The Biomedical Engineering program has the main focus on biomedical devices innovation.
  • Students have to complete six, half-credit MSc-level courses in biomedical engineering or related disciplines, presentation of thesis proposal at a departmental seminar, and a MASc thesis.
  • As a biomedical engineering student, they will typically spend the first 8 months of the 2-year program working on coursework. They will spend the remainder of their time working on their thesis.
  • Major research areas of the program are:
    • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
    • Biosignals and Physiological Modelling
    • Human Dynamics and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • In this program, students will enjoy excellent career prospects, research opportunities, and training that spans medicine, basic science, and engineering.
  • As a graduate student, they will work closely with engineers and clinicians on projects that address contemporary medical problems.
  • Students can apply for both external scholarships (NSERC, CIHR, NSHRF, NSGS, MITACs) and internal scholarships (FGS, Faculty of Engineering).
  • Job opportunities after the Master of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering are Network Engineer, Application Engineer, etc and the average salary goes up to 62,105 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 23,286 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake September (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered byDalhousie Medical School
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/academics/graduate_programs/biomedical-engineering.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete BEng or BASc from an accredited UG engineering program with research experience.
  • Students must hold 4 year BSc in the physical sciences (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, etc.) and BSc in the biological sciences (e.g. Biophysics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, etc.) with research experience.
  • A minimum mid-B average during the student’s undergraduate coursework (with a minimum average of A- over the last 2 years) will be required.
  • Students have submitted a GRE Aptitude and Advanced scores in one of the sciences are recommended for all students whose undergraduate work has been completed outside Canada.

Work Experience:

Students must have research experience include a research thesis, senior research project, or equivalent work experience determined in consultation with the School of Biomedical Engineering.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Confirmation of Employment Form:  Students must be emailed as an attachment by applicant or referee. 
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

September
Apr 01

January
Aug 31

May
Dec 31


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tution fee$10878$10878
Books and supplies$765$765
Total fee$11643$11643

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #201/ 600

Medicine [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Killam Predoctoral Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
A.S. Mowat Prize Scholarship at Dalhousie University $1,084 Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Show More

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students are required to get a study visa to study in Canada.
  • They may also need a Temporary Resident VISA (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and it is valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Dalhousie acceptance letter
    • Valid passport
    • Financial Evidence
    • A letter from their sponsoring agency 
    • Documents showing strong ties to their home country

Work Study

Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada.

  • On-Campus Work: Students enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus. Students can work no more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Off-Campus Work: Students who are continually enrolled full time at Dalhousie University are eligible to work off-campus. Students can work 20 hours a week or full time during a scheduled break.
  • Co-Op Work Visa: If students are required to work as an integral part of the studies or enrolled in a co-op program, they may be permitted to work off-campus full time. Students will need a co-op work visa.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biomaterials Developer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Independent Consultant
  • Biomedical Researcher



Apply Now DOWNLOAD BROCHURE  
INTERESTED IN THIS COLLEGE ?
Get free counselling

Follow & Share this college to get information about admission

FACULTY, SCHOOLS AND CAMPUSES
Rowe School of Business halifax, Nova Scotia
Dalhousie Medical School halifax, Nova Scotia
Schulich School of law halifax, Nova Scotia
COLLEGES IN NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
Saint Mary's University Halifax, Nova Scotia
Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton University Sydney, Nova Scotia
Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, Nova Scotia
NSCAD University Halifax, Nova Scotia
NEAREST RANKED COLLEGES
University of Ottawa , Ottawa Avg Fee: $18.08K/Yr 4.7
Laval University , Quebec City Avg Fee: $11.08K/Yr 4.9
Ryerson University , Toronto Avg Fee: $19.19K/Yr 4.1
Western University , London Avg Fee: $23.28K/Yr 5
University of Calgary , Calgary Avg Fee: $13.75K/Yr 5.4
University of Waterloo , Waterloo Avg Fee: $26.48K/Yr 5.3
Queen's University , Kingston Avg Fee: $9.7K/Yr 5
Simon Fraser University , Burnaby Avg Fee: $21.17K/Yr 4.8
University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon Avg Fee: $13.53K/Yr 4.3
University of Manitoba , Winnipeg Avg Fee: $8.49K/Yr 4.8