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Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Biomedical Engineering)

 16 months
 full time
 co op & on campus

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

$ 15,792 

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Program Description

  • The Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering is a 16-month program at the University of British Columbia(UBC).
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis and consists of 30 credits.
  • Students engage in a combination of course work and internship or co-op work experience.
  • The program gives the clinical and industrial aspects of biomedical engineering and prepares students for careers in hospitals and private industries. Many students find employment as clinical engineers.
  • The Master of Engineering program is for those students who wish to pursue their engineering education in a preferred area of specialization beyond the undergraduate level.
  • Students who are considering taking a Doctor of Philosophy in the future should apply for admission to the Master of Applied Science or M.Sc. in Chemical and Biological Engineering through the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
  • The Student to faculty ratio of this program is 22:1.
  • The average salary goes up to 64,882 USD after completing this program.
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Master
    Duration16 months
    Fees$ 15,792 for 16 months
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 16)
    Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
    Offered by Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
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    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have a four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field with 65%.
    • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

    Indian student requirements:

    • A four-year Bachelor's Degree or a Master's degree.
    • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine, Bachelor's degree.

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

    Application Deadline

    Jan 16

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

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    93 / 120

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition fees$15792


    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #28/ 600

    Medicine [ International ]

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
    UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 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
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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    VISA & Work Study


    • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
    • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
    • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
    • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
    • Student Visa Process:
      • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
      • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
      • Prepare all the documents required for applications
      • Purchase GIC
      • Apply for the applications
      • Undertake the medical exams
      • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

    Work Study

    • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
    • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
    • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
    • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

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