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  • Normally requires a master’s degree in engineering with thesis research in biomedical engineering.
  • Applicants with a master's degree in other areas other than engineering may also be admitted but may have to take additional BME courses.
  • Students with exceptional undergraduate records may apply for the direct entry PhD program. Please contact the Biomedical Engineering office for more information.

Our Program

The PhD program emphasizes depth of knowledge through research and courses. Course requirements vary depending on if students are direct-entry, transferred from MESc, or have a graduate degree in a related field. The average timeline for a PhD in Biomedical Engineering is 12 terms (four years). Please see PhD courses here

How to Apply

Please visit our Admissions page.

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