McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Biomedical Engineering (M.Eng.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Description Basic research in the Department concentrates on the application of quantitative engineering analysis methods to basic biomedical research problems. Currently active areas of research include: neuromuscular and postural control, muscle mechanics, the vestibular system, oculomotor control, the auditory system, joint prosthetics, biomaterials, artificial cells and organs, cell and tissue engineering, drug delivery, probiotics, functional food and neutraceuticals, medical imaging, microfluidics, nanotechnology and bioinformatics in genomics and proteomics. Staff members are also active in more applied research related to the development of quantitative analysis tools and instruments for biomedical research. Areas of activity here include: signal analysis, system identification, modelling, simulation and parameter estimation, image processing, pattern recognition, ultrasound, and biorobotics. A new option in bioinformatics is offered jointly with other University departments.
Website: Biomedical Engineering (M.Eng.) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Bioinformatics
Thesis Based? Yes
Cost per year:
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination [min. 85]
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600]

A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score is required from all applicants who have not completed a degree at a Canadian university. GRE percentile scores should be at least 85.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
A letter or curriculum vitæ (unless submitted electronically). This document should include information about your education, awards, work experience, research experience and publications, career goals and other interests, and the area(s) of biomedical engineering in which you would like to study. When describing your area(s) of interest in biomedical engineering, it is advisable to refer to topics or individual professors as found on our Web site.

* 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.

Last Updated: August 15, 2012