BME Graduate Courses & Registration

2019-20 Academic Period

 

PLEASE DIRECT ALL COURSE INQUIRIES DIRECTLY TO THE INSTRUCTOR

  • BEFORE REGISTERING FOR ANY COURSE you must discuss the course with your Academic Advisor and obtain his/her approval.
  • Lists and information concerning courses in your Research area found in your Advisor's Home Department.  Please consult with your Advisor.

REGISTRATION
PROCEDURES

COURSE OFFERINGS 

BME SEMINAR  -- BME 7000

 

REQUIRED:

 

BME COURSE & PROGRAM GENERAL INFORMATION

BME FORMS

AWARDS, FUNDING, BURSARIES, ETC.

Usually, if you are receiving an award you must register (GRAD 7020 or Grad 8020) in the ENTIRE Academic Year.

REGISTRATION

AURORA:  is your online Registration System.  Aurora is easy to use and very intuitive.  You may also see tutorials here http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/tutorial/


FACULTY MEMBER INFORMATION

GRADES:
-- Submission Deadlines
-- Entering Final Grades
-- Change Grades 
-- Late Grades 
ADDING NEW COURSES  
        For Faculty Members or Depts who
        wish to make changes to,
        introduce, modify, or delete
        courses

NOTE:   BME CORE Courses are required and are fundamental courses in the BME Graduate Program.  CORE courses are designed to enrich the BME Graduate Student's background for research necessary in the program.  The remainder of the necessary courses required for research, thesis, and graduation are to be decided by your Academic Advisor.  BEFORE REGISTERING please discuss all courses with your Academic Advisor  --  ALL courses must be approved by your Academic Advisor and, in some cases, your Advisory Committee.  Academic Advisors and/or Advisory Committee may recommend courses in addition to the student's "required" and minimum credit hours should they feel it necessary.



 

FALL 2019

REGISTRATION / RE-REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Registration is required in each Term until you graduate to maintain continuous enrollment in the Graduate Program.  Students who fail to register are subject to discontinuance from the Graduate Program.

  • REGISTRATION BEGINS:     ~18 JULY 2019
    Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time.  Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses. 
  • REGISTRATION ENDS:          TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2019
  • LAST DAY TO VW:                  TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2019
  • COURSES BEGIN:                    Course Instructors will contact registered students
                                                          in September

 


 ALL Graduate Students MUST register during the FALL 2018 TERM regardless of whether or not the student plans to enroll in a course.  Students who fail to register are subject to discontinuance from the Graduate Program. 

  • MAINTAINING CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
  • CANDIDACY EXAM:  Students planning their Oral Candidacy Exam this Term  
    • ALSO register in Doctoral Candidacy Examination -- GRAD 8010 
      Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
  • GRADUATING:  Students planning to graduate in February or May
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
    • Doctoral Thesis  -- GRAD 8000
    • Master's Thesis   -- GRAD 7000
  • EXCEPTION TO CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION:     Students Planning to Graduate in OCTOBER 2019
    • OCTOBER 2019 CONVOCATION:  In order to graduate in October 2019, you must be registered in SUMMER 2019 in the appropriate Grad Thesis designation:  Grad 7000 or Grad 8000
    • OCTOBR 2019 GRADUANDS please DO NOT register in the FALL 2019 Term

 


 

FALL COURSE OFFERINGS

TERM DATES:                04 SEPTEMBER 2019 -- 06 DECEMBER 2019

EXAM PERIOD:             09 - 20 DECEMBER 2019

IMPORTANT DATES:    http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/deadlines/index.html

 

 

PLEASE DIRECT COURSE INQUIRIES TO THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Courses in this table, highlighted in YELLOW, indicate offerings in other disciplines open to BME students

Course Course Outline Instructor
BME 7000

 

BME SEMINAR (0-CHr) (REQUIRED)
  • CRN:   12813
  • THIS IS A REQUIRED COURSE
    • All BME Graduate Students are required to attend BME Seminars until graduation
    • REGISTRATION: 
      • ATTENDANCE is taken at each BME Seminar -- Please sign the Attendance Sheet at each Seminar
        • AUTHORIZE EXCUSE: Students unable to attend a seminar must receive an Authorize Excuse from either of the Instructors.
          • EMAIL your Academic Advisor AND either Dr. Moussavi or Dr. Figley
          • Request an Authorized Excuse
          • Please give a reason
          • Ideally an Authorized Excuse should be requested PRIOR to the day of the BME Seminar
      • DO NOT register in this course until the Term prior to your graduation -- to allow us to submit a grade for you
        • FEBRUARY GRADUATING STUDENTS:  If you are graduating in February AND did not register in Summer 2019, please register in this course to allow us to submit your final course grade
        • MAY GRADUATING STUDENTS:   Please register in this course now
Z. Moussavi
C. Figley
BME 7012, A01 CORE (2-CHr):
   FOUNDATION IN PHYSIOLOGY
  • CRN:  19471
B. Lithgow
BME 7022
Pre-requisite
CORE (2-CHr):
    BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION / DEVICES
 
  • CRN:   16947

This course will be held concurrently with ECE 4610

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Room:  E2-304 EITC
  • 04 Sept. to 06 Dec.  (Final Exams held after the final course date. Final Exam or Project date TBA)
Z. Moussavi
BME 7026
Pre-requisite
CORE (2-CHr):
    BASICS OF BIOLOGICAL SIGNAL ANALYSIS 
 
  • CRN:   19472

This course will be held concurrently with ECE 4850

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • 1:00 p.m.  - 2:30 p.m.
  • Room:  E2-164 EITC
  • 04 Sept. to 06 Dec. (Final Exams held after the final course date. Final Exam or Project date TBA)
Z. Moussavi
BME 8990 -- T04
Pre-requisite
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH METHOD & SCIENCE PAPER WRITING
   -- PART A  (1.5-CHr) (TOTAL Credit Hours: 3 CHR)
  • CRN:  19474

This courses is a full-year course, Fall & Winter registration required (Sept - Apr).  By registering in Part A you will automatically be registered in Part B. 

No partial credit awarded. 

  • Room:  E2-360
  • Days:   Tuesday
  • Times:  4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Z. Moussavi 
ENG 7010
Pre-requisite
THE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS
      -- PART A (1.5-CHr)
  • CRN: 

This courses is a full-year course, Fall & Winter registration required (Sept - Apr).  No partial credit awarded
Registration in Part A automatically registers the student in Part B.

This Graduate Course explores the role of engineering in society; the interface between engineering & technology with social, political, and economic systems; and the forces that shape design thinking and design successes & failures

 

M. Friesen
A. Topping
ENG 7510
Pre-requisite
OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (3-CHr)
  • CRN: 

This course provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of operational excellence through the methodical application of engineering principles and theory to address real industry problems, grounded in the Plan-Do-Study-Act system.

 

V. Campbell

 

 



 

WINTER 2020

REGISTRATION / RE-REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Registration is required in EACH Term until graduation in order to maintain enrollment in the Graduate Program -- students who fail to register are subject to discontinuance from the Graduate Program.

  • REGISTRATION BEGINS:      ~18 JULY 2019
    Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time.  Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses. 
  • REGISTRATION ENDS:           MONDAY, 17 JANUARY 2020
  • LAST DAY TO VW:                    WEDNESDAY, 18 MARCH 2020
  • COURSES BEGIN:                   Course Instructors will contact registered students
                                                           in mid-January

 


ALL Graduate Students MUST register during the WINTER 2018 TERM regardless of whether or not the student plans to enroll in a course.  Students who fail to register are subject to discontinuance from the Graduate Program.

  • MAINTAINING CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
  • CANDIDACY EXAM:  Students planning their Oral Candidacy Exam this TERM   
    • ALSO register in Doctorial Candidacy Examination  --  GRAD 8010 
      Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
  • GRADUATING:  Students planning to graduate in May or October 
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
    • Doctoral Thesis  -- GRAD 8000
    • Master's Thesis   -- GRAD 7000
  • EXCEPTION TO CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION:     Students Planning to Graduate in  FEBRUARY 2020
    • FEBRUARY 2020 GRADUANDS: Registration is required in FALL 2019 TERM in either Grad 7000 or Grad 8000 -- whichever is appropriate.
    • FEBRUARY & MAY 2020 GRADUANDS:   DO NOT register in the WINTER 2020 Term

 

 


 

WINTER COURSE OFFERINGS

TERM DATES:                06 JANUARY 2020  --  07 APRIL 2020

EXAM PERIOD:             13 -- 25 APRIL 2020

IMPORTANT DATES:    http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/deadlines/index.html

 

 

PLEASE DIRECT COURSE INQUIRIES TO THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Courses in this table, highlighted in YELLOW, indicate offerings in other disciplines open to BME students

Course Course Outline Instructor
BME 7000

 

BME SEMINAR 0-Credit-hours,(REQUIRED)
  • CRN:   55535
  • REQUIRED COURSE
    • All BME Graduate Students are required to attend BME Seminars until graduation
    • REGISTRATION: 
      • ATTENDANCE is taken at each BME Seminar -- Please sign the Attendance Sheet at each Seminar
        • AUTHORIZE EXCUSE: Students unable to attend a seminar must receive an Authorize Excuse from either of the Instructors.
          • EMAIL your Academic Advisor AND either Dr. Moussavi or Dr. Figley
          • Request an Authorized Excuse
          • Please give a reason
          • Ideally an Authorized Excuse should be requested PRIOR to the day of the BME Seminar
      • DO NOT register in this course until the Term prior to your graduation -- to allow us to submit a grade for you
        • FEBRUARY GRADUATING STUDENTS:  If you are graduating in February AND did not register in Summer 2019, please register in this course to allow us to submit your final course grade
        • MAY GRADUATING STUDENTS:   Please register in this course now
S. Sherif 
BME 7030 A01
Pre-requisite
BIOMEDICAL ETHICS (REQUIRED), 1-Credit-hour
  • CRN: 54335
B. Unger
ANAT 7014 A01
Pre-requisite
CORE COURSE (2 CH):     
    FUNCTIONAL HUMAN ANATOMY
  • CRN:     56884

 

J.Peeler   
H. Bergen 
BME 8990 -- T04
Pre-requisite
BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH METHOD & SCIENCE PAPER WRITING 
     -- PART B
(1.5-CHr) (TOTAL Credit Hours: 3 CHR)
  • CRN:   55596

This courses is a full-year course, Fall & Winter registration required (Sept - Apr).  No partial credit awarded

 

Z. Moussavi 
ENG 7010
Pre-requisite

THE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS
      -- PART B  (1.5 CHr):
 

This courses is a full-year course, Fall & Winter registration required (Sept - Apr).  No partial credit awarded
Registration in Part A automatically registers the student in Part B.

  • CRN:  

 

M. Friesen
ATopping
GEOL 7790
Pre-requisite
ADVANCED INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN GEOLOGY (3-CHr)

*Limited Capacity: 13 students
  (this course fills-up QUICKLY!)

   Permission of the Instructor Required 

   This course is offered through combined efforts of Electrical
   Engineering, Geology, and the MB Institute of Materials.
   This course gives students the chance to have hands-on
   laboratories with the following instrumentation:

  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • Auger Electron Spectroscopy (AES)
  • Electron Probe Microanalysis (EMPA)
  • Inductively Couples Plasma- Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)
  • Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)
  • Small Angle and Wide Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
  • X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XRD or XRPD)
  • CRN  
D. Oliver
N. Halden
D. Thomson

 

 

 



 

SUMMER 2019

REGISTRATION / RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

 

  • SUMMER REGISTRATION DEADLINES -- Summer Registration is required to maintain enrollment in the Graduate Program -- Students failing to register may be subject to discontinuance from their program 

    • REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    MONDAY, 01 A PRIL 2019 
    RETURNING STUDENTS:  Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time. 
    Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses

    • REGISTRATION ENDS
    WEDNESDAY, 03 JULY 2019
    • LAST DAY TO VW
    WEDNESDAY, 08 MAY 2019
    • COURSES BEGIN
    PLEASE Contact Course Instructor
    • TUITION & FEE DEADLINE
    TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
  • NEW IN SUMMER 2019:  STUDENTS BEGINNING A GRADUATE PROGRAM IN SUMMER 2019 MUST REGISTER IN THE FOLLOWING...
  1. GRAD 6000:      
    For ALL students beginning a Graduate Program in Summer Term 2019 
  2. GRAD 7500:       Academic Integrity Tutorial
  3. ASG FORM:      Please remember to fill-in your ASG Form with your Academic Advisor
  4. BME Seminar (BME 7000):   DO NOT register in this course until you are ready to graduate
  • CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION: 
  1. ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST
    1. MAINTAIN CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION until Graduation
    2. Otherwise the student will be DISCONTINUED from the Graduate Program.
  2. ALL graduate students must REGISTER in each Term regardless of whether you are enrolled in a course, until you graduate
    1. Fall Term
    2. Winter Term
    3. Summer Terms . 
  3. RETURNING Graduate Students must use one of the registration codes(listed here)
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
    • Grad 8020 (Ph.D.)
    • Grad 7020 (Master)
  • CANDIDACY EXAM:  Students planning their ORAL CANDIDACY EXAM in this TERM must register in the following:
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
    • Doctoral Candidacy Examination -- GRAD 8010 
  • OCTOBER 2019 GRADUANDS:
    Students planning to graduate in the OCTOBER CONVOCATION must register in the follow:
    Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
    • Doctoral Thesis  -- Grad 8000 (Ph.D.)
    • Master's Thesis -- Grad 7000 (M.Sc.)
  • UNIVERSITY FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE:    http://umanitoba.ca/student/examination_schedules.html

 

 

 


 

SUMMER COURSE OFFERINGS

  Important Dates & Deadlines:
http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/deadlines/index.html

PLEASE DIRECT COURSE INQUIRIES TO THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR

 

Course Course Outline Instructor
BME 7000, A01
Pre-requisite
BME: SEMINAR
If you are graduating in October 2019, please register in this course to allow us to post your final grade. 

The BME Seminars  are not held over the Summer Term, this course designation is available only to allow October 2019 Graduands to graduate. 

  • CRN 2806
Z. Moussavi

 

 



 

 

REQUIRED... GRAD 7500 ACADEMIC INTEGRITY ONLINE TUTORIAL

ALL Graduate Students are required to register for and successfully complete the online compulsory tutorial which concerns Academic Integrity.  Students are required to take and successfull complete this tutorial in their FIRST SEMESTER in the Graduate Program.

  • ALL incoming Graduate Students must successfully complete this online tutorial in their initial semester as a graduate student otherwise registration privileges will be suspended. The tutorial is only about 1/2 hour to review and complete and may be completed while at home, in the library, etc. It may be taken as many times as necessary to successfully complete with a 100% final score.  Registration and Access information below.
    • Students are required to successfully compete the Academic Integrity Tutorial only once while in the Graduate Progam
  • Occasional Students:  Occasional Students must register-in and pass the Academic Integrity Tutorial before beginning courses.

 

GRAD 7500 -- GENERAL INFORMATIONhttp://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/registration/grad7500FAQ.html  

  • WHAT IS GRAD 7500, Academic Integrity Tutorial
    • You may take and complete this tutorial at your leisure and may take it as often as needed to pass
    • This is a ZERO credit hour course and will not count towards your GPA
    • Failure to successfully complete this tutorial will result in SUSPENSION of Registration Privileges
    • Student on Exception/Parental Leaves must register in Grad 7500 upon return from Leave

 

  • ACCESSING THE TUTORIAL

 

Additional details are provided on UM Learn site once the students enters the course site.

 

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REQUIRED ... BME SEMINAR ATTENDANCE / REGISTRATION

ALL BME Students must attend and present at the BME Seminar.  

  • REGISTRATION IN BME 7000
    • You must register in BME 7000 -- BME SEMINAR, 1-term prior to your Defence.
    • Registration required only once
    • At the time of graduation
      • your attendance records and seminar presentation will be reviewed
      • the Department will submit a final course grade
  • ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED
    • ALL are required to attend the BME Seminars
    • ALL absences must be approved prior to an absence by
  • SEMINAR PRESENTATION -- ALL BME Graduate Students are required to present their research at a BME Seminar at least once prior to graduation. 
    • Your BME Seminar presentation is required, usually in the second year of your program.
    • Please check with the BME Acting Seminar Chair, Dr. Sherif Sherif, Sherif.Sherif@umanitoba.ca for a presentation date

 

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ACADEMIC GUIDELINES / CALENDAR

BME SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES 

CODE OF CONDUCT -- Plagiarism

TEACHING ASSIST. HANDBOOK

COMPUTER ACCOUNTS 

BME GSA 

COURSE INFORMATION

  1. Current Course Offerings
  2. Core Course Descriptions

PROGRAMS

  1. Ph.D. 
  2. M.Sc.
  3. Course Category (AX,AU,OS)
  4. Summer Registration (mandatory)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. Progress Reports (Mandatory)
  2. ASG (Advisor Student Guideline)
  3. BME Seminar (Mandatory)
  4. Core Courses
  5. Leaves of Absence
  6. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  7. Transfer Credits
  8. Transfer: M.Sc to Ph.D.
  9. Revert: Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  10. CHANGE REQUESTS:
    Advisor / Committee
  11. CO, IP, Incom, Course Extension
  12. Voluntary Withdrawal
  13. Authorized Withdrawal

RESEARCH INTEGRITY

University Plagiarism Software: iThenticate

RESEARCH ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

  1. Bannatyne Campus
  2. Ft. Garry Campus

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

FUNDING

  1. TRAVEL AWARD
  2. AWARDS GENERAL INFO
  3. BUCHANAN GRAD RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP
  4. ENG. FACULTY INITIATIVE AWARD    
  5. CIHR
  6. MHRC  
  7. NSERC
  8. UMGF
  9. IGSS
  10. FGS EMERGENCY LOAN 
  11. CENTRE ON AGING
  12. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY MANITOBA 
  13. OFFICE OF RESEARCH SERVICES
    1. Instiutional
    2. External
    3. Internal
  14. Faculty Funding   
  15. External Funding
  16. FGS Database  
  17. TA WAGE SCALE 
  18. JOBS 
    1. Job Postings / Student Job Recruitment
    2. On-Campus Jobs  

TUITION & FEES 

  1. MASTER'S PROGRAM
    1. Full-Time
    2. Part-Time
  2. Ph.D. PROGRAM
  3. OTHER FEES
    1. Compulsory Fees
    2. Incidental Fees 
    3. Cost of Living Expenses
  4. TUITION INSTALLMENT PLAN
    (International Students Only)

GRADUATION / CONVOCATION

  1. THESIS DEADLINES
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Thesis Guidelines
  4. Thesis Checklist
  5. Thesis Online Submission
  6. THESIS SAMPLES
    1. Title Page
    2. Table of Contents
  7. PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE: iThenticate
  8. ECE Graduand Info
  9. CONVOCATION!

NEW STUDENT INFO
(Please see info site at ECE)

  1. Quick, General Info
  2. General Info & Services
  3. Registration Procedures
  4. Registering for Courses
  5. Acceptance of Offer (Letter)
  6. Paying Tuition & Fees
  7. Office Space & Mail
  8. Grad Students With Children
  9. Student University Guide
  10. Orientation
    1. ECE (mandatory)
    2. FGS (TBA via emails)
    3. University
    4. International Students

 


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA SERVICES

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES

  1. Thesis Guideline & Forms
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Important Dates
  4. Award /Scholarship Contacts
  5. FORMS
  6. Workshops

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

  1. Transcripts
  2. Important Dates
  3. Convocation
  4. FORMS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INSURANCE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES 

STUDENT ADVOCACY 


STUDENT GROUPS

UMGSA  

  1. Travel Funding
  2. Emergency Grant
  3. Special Projects Grant
  4. Student Award
  5. Teaching Award

UMSU  

  1. Int'l Student Health Insurance
  2. HEALTH / DENTAL Benefits
    -- Opt-Out
  3. U-PASS (bus pass)
    -- Opt-Out

UMBMES

BME GSA

  


MANITOBA PROFESSIONAL ASSN.

ENGINEERS GEOSCIENTISTS MANITOBA (APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

 


CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

  1. CIC web site  
  2. VISA to Study in Canada  
  3. RE-NEW/EXTEND Study Visa 
  4. Student Work Permit  
  5. Post-Graduate Work Permit  
  6. Letters of Invitation  
  7. FORMS & GUIDES   

  


CONFERENCE PAPERS & THESIS HELP

UofM Writing Style: THESIS

  1. APA Style
  2. APA Basic Style Guide
  3. APA Style Tutorial

 

HELP FROM OTHER UNIVERSITIES

  1. Graduate Student Writing Kit
  2. Thesis Proposal
    1. How to write a thesis proposal
    2. Successful thesis proposals
    3. Components of a thesis proposal
    4. M.Sc. Thesis Proposal
    5. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
      1. Guideline 01
      2. Guideline 02
  3. Research Papers:
    1. Lit. Reviews
      1. Lit. Reviews
      2. Example 01
      3. Example 02
    2. Abstracts
      1. Writing an Abstract
      2. Abstract Presentations
      3. Examples
    3. Effective Outlines
  4. Citing References
    -- APA Style