Welcome to the Biomedical Engineering Program
The University of British Columbia’s innovative Biomedical Engineering Program offers both undergraduate and graduate options that emphasize a balance of biomedical engineering and life science study with a focus on clinical and industrial application. This interdisciplinary program, administered by the Faculty of Applied Science, uses engineering techniques and technologies to address needs within the medical and healthcare industries. Opportunities for education and research exist in areas such as biomechanics, biomaterials, biochemical processing, cellular engineering, imaging, medical devices, micro-electro-mechanical implantable systems, physiological modeling, simulation, monitoring and control, as well as medical robotics.
UBC’s Biomedical Engineering Program offers students unparalleled access to engineering experts in the fields of chemical and biological, electrical and computer, materials and mechanical engineering. UBC engineering graduates have become industrial leaders, especially in the medical device industry, and provide an extensive network of professionals within the community. Because of the continuing demand for top-quality biomedical engineers, ample employment opportunities exist within academia, government and industry.