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Biomedical Engineering (BEng)

Is It for You?

Study in the first standalone undergraduate biomedical engineering program in Canada and create new materials, devices, algorithms and processes that assist the medical community with prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-operative Internship Program

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Engineering

 Grade Range
80-88%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Co-op Option
Yes

 Accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Students Prototype Prosthetic Arm and Other Medical Devices

By Will Sloan

"This student-run group is focused on creating assistive devices for people with disabilities. In its short history, the group has experienced rapid growth, working with surrounding health facilities (including Toronto Rehab, St. Michael’s Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital) and expanding its membership (from 23 to 303 members)."

Read more about biomedical innovation at Ryerson

Distinctive Learning

Optional paid co-operative internship up to 16 months; summer research internship; leading-edge research projects at hospitals; biomedical invention team project; optional specializations in management sciences and/or engineering innovation and entrepreneurship.

After Graduation

Blend the physical, chemical, mathematical and computational sciences with biology, medicine, behaviour and health to transform lives through industry or government work, specifically in emerging areas of digital health care; or hospital or clinical engineering. Develop therapeutic devices and models of physiological systems, or teach and/or conduct research at educational and medical institutions; medical, dental and veterinary schools. Pursue a graduate degree (MEng, MASc, PhD) in biomedical engineering.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $10,881 - $12,241
International Fees Range: $27,509 - $29,219

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)

Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

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