Biomedical Engineering

Overview

Biomedical engineers work to improve technological solutions to medical and surgical challenges. The program is highly interdisciplinary between the Schools of Engineering Science and Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, with students learning from faculty from both schools and gaining a strong foundation of both engineering skills and biomedical expertise.

Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science

Biomedical Engineering is an option in the Engineering Science program. It is an honours program, so requires a specific grade point average to graduate.

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Robotics Specialist
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BASC Engineering Science

You will choose an Engineering option towards the end of your second year.