Biomedical Engineering

Faculties of Medicine and Engineering

Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


The School of Biomedical Engineering is a collaborative effort of the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Engineering. The program has a particular interest in biomedical devices innovation. Degrees are awarded for concentrated study in a selected area involving course work and a research project, and a thesis is required. Applicants should indicate their preferred research area when applying.

Research Areas

  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Biosignals and Physiological Modelling
  • Human Dynamics and Rehabilitation Engineering

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students from overseas should note that the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is strongly recommended, and that a score of 600 in the paper-based TOEFL (or the equivalent score on a comparable test) is required from students whose first language is not English. Please note this department requires all applicants to have an A- average.

Contact Information

Subject Code: BMNG
Tel: 902-494-3427
Address: Dental Building, 5981 University Avenue,
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 3J5
Graduate Coordinator: Jeremy Brown
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-473-1515
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