BME Graduate Courses & Registration

2020-21 Academic Period

 

PLEASE DIRECT ALL COURSE INQUIRIES DIRECTLY TO THE COURSE 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 may be found in your Advisor's Home Department.  Please consult with your Advisor.


REGISTRATION
PROCEDURES

COURSE OFFERINGS 

BME SEMINAR  -- BME 7000

 

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

 

BME COURSE & PROGRAM GENERAL INFORMATION

BME FORMS

AWARDS, FUNDING, BURSARIES, ETC.

Usually, if you are receiving an award you must register in the ENTIRE Academic Year.  If you are not enrolled in a course enroll in either GRAD 7020 or Grad 8020 .

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.  Should they feel necessary, Academic Advisors and/or Advisory Committee may recommend courses in addition to the student's "required" and minimum credit hours.

 



FALL 2020

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:       23 JULY 2020
    Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time.  Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses. 
  • REGISTRATION ENDS:           22 SEPTEMBER 2020
  • LAST DAY TO VW:                  23 NOVEMBER 2020
  • COURSES BEGIN:                   Course Instructors will contact 
                                                          registered students in September

 


ALL Graduate Students MUST register during the FALL 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:  Ph.D. 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: 
    • OCTOBER Graduands
      • DO NOT Register
      • Please Contact the Graduate Student Advisor (Amy Dario) to allow me to
        • Check your records
        • Submit Grades for BME 7000 Seminar
    • FEBRUARY or MAY Graduands 
      Please look-up the CRN in your Aurora Account
      • Doctoral Thesis  -- GRAD 8000
      • Master's Thesis   -- GRAD 7000
      • ALSO, please register in BME 7000 Seminar
  • EXCEPTION TO CONTINUOUS REGISTRATION:     Students Planning to Graduate in OCTOBER 2020
    • OCTOBER 2020 CONVOCATION:  In order to graduate in October 2020, you must be registered in SUMMER 2020 in the appropriate Grad Thesis designation:  Grad 7000 or Grad 8000
    • OCTOBR 2020 GRADUANDS please DO NOT register in the FALL 2020 Term
      (see above "October Graduands")

 


 

FALL COURSE OFFERINGS

TERM DATES:                ~09 SEPTEMBER 2020 -- ~11 DECEMBER 2020

EXAM PERIOD:             12 - 23 DECEMBER 2020

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

 

 

PLEASE DIRECT COURSE INQUIRIES DIRECTLY TO THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Courses in this table, in which the entire ROW is highlighted in YELLOW, indicate offerings in other disciplines open to BME students

Course Course Outline Instructor
BME 7000

 

BME SEMINAR (0-CHr) (REQUIRED)
  • CRN:   TBA
  • 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 7022, A01 BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION / DEVICES
  • CRN:   TBA
Z. Moussavi

 

 



 

WINTER 2021

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:      23 July 2020
    Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time.  Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses. 
  • REGISTRATION ENDS:           01 February 2021
  • LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW
    WITHOUT VW MARK:              29 January 2021
  • LAST DAY TO VW:                   31 March 2021
  • COURSES BEGIN:                    Course Instructors will contact registered students
                                                           in mid-January OR you may contact the Instructor directly

 


UNLESS you have met the graduation requirements for FEBRUARY 2021, ALL Graduate Students MUST register during the WINTER 2021 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
    • FEBRUARY 2021 GRADUANDS: Registration is required in FALL 2021 TERM in either Grad 7000 or Grad 8000 -- whichever is appropriate.
    • FEBRUARY GRADUANDS:   DO NOT register in the WINTER 2021 Term

 

 


 

WINTER COURSE OFFERINGS

TERM DATES:                JANUARY 2021  --  APRIL 2021

EXAM PERIOD:             19 April 2021-- 01 May 2021

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

 

(REGISTRATION REQUIRED Each Term)

   BME SEMINAR 0-Credit-hours
  • CRN:   55535
  • SEMINAR SCHEDULE & ABSTRACTS
  • 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 2021, 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 COURSE (2 CH):     
    FUNCTIONAL OF PHYSIOLOGY
  • CRN:     54334
B. Lithgow
BME 7040, A01 (REQUIRED)
   BIOMEDICAL ETHICS , 0-Credit-Hour
  • CRN: 60561
B. Unger
ANAT 7014 A01 CORE COURSE (2 CH):     
    FUNCTIONAL HUMAN ANATOMY
  • CRN:     56884
J.Peeler   
H. Bergen 
BME 7028, A01

CORE COURSE     
    BASICS OF BIOMECHANICS

  • CRN:   59950
R. Franca

ANAT 7012 - A01

(Human Anatomy & Cell Science)

ADVANCED LEVEL HUMAN BRIAN IMAGING METHODS  (1.5 Credit Hours)
  • CRN:   TBA
J.H. Ko 

IMED  7004 -- A01

(Interdisciplinary Medicine)

HUMAN BRAIN IMAGING METHODS   (1.5 Credit Hours)

  • CRN:   TBA
J.H. Ko
COMP 7570 -- T06 TECHNOLOGY AND OLDER ADULTS 
  • CRN:  TBA
C. Latulipe
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 2020

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:
    20 APRIL 2020
    RETURNING STUDENTS:  Please check your Aurora Account your initial Registration Date & Time. 
    Initial Registration Dates & Times are usually meant for undergraduate courses

    • REGISTRATION ENDS
    03 JUNE 2020
    • LAST DAY TO VW
    27 JULY 2020
    • COURSES BEGIN
    PLEASE Contact Course Instructor
    • TUITION & FEE DEADLINE
    03 JUNE 2020
  • FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS NEW, TO BME, IN SUMMER 2020:  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 2020 
  2. GRAD 7500:       Academic Integrity Tutorial
  3. ASG FORM:      Please remember to fill-in your ASG Form with your Academic Advisor -- we required that this is completed by the end of your FIRST TERM in the Graduate Program
  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. UNTIL YOU GRADUATE, you must REGISTER in each Term regardless of whether you are enrolled in a course.
    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

 

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 2020 Graduands to register for graduation. 

  • CRN 2806

Z. Moussavi

C. Figley  

 

 




 

 

BME & UNIVERSITY REQUIRED COURSES 

 

 

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 otherwise privileges will be suspended.

 

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

  • 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
  • Students are required to successfully compete the Academic Integrity Tutorial only ONCE while in the Graduate Progam
    • STUDENTS ENTERING ANOTHER PROGRAM:  (another Master's or Ph.D.) Are not required to retake the the Academic Integrity Tutorial
    • Students who return to a Graduate Program where a "SPAN-OF-TIME" occurred may need to re-take the Academic Integrity Tutorial
      • A span of time of one (1) or more term(s) separates one graduate degree program from another graduate degree program (for instance, if a student completed GRAD 7500 at the Master’s level, took a break of one (1) or more terms and was admitted to another Master’s or Ph.D. program).
  • Student on Exception/Parental Leaves must register in Grad 7500 upon return from Leave
  • Pre-Master Students:  Required to complete the Academic Integrity Tutorial
  • Occasional Students:  Occasional Students must register-in and pass the Academic Integrity Tutorial before beginning courses
  • 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

 

 

What happens if I don’t successfully complete the course within my FIRST TERM of registration?

  • If you do NOT pass the Academic Integrity Tutorial after THREE(3) ATTEMPTS
    • You will be contacted AFTER the term to attend an Academic Integrity WORKSHOP
    • After the workshop, you will have the opportunity for an ADDITIONAL THREE(3) ATTEMPTS to achieve 100% on the Academic Integrity quiz.
    • A "CO" will appear in your transcripts until the Academic Integrity Tutorial is passed

     

     

    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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CONTACT: Amy Dario

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 Categories
    1. AX -- Auxiliary
    2. AU -- Audit
    3. OS -- Occasional
    4. S-- Standard
  4. Summer Registration (mandatory)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. MANDATORY
    1. Progress Reports
    2. ASG (Advisor Student Guideline)
    3. BME Seminar (Mandatory)
    4. Core Courses
  2. LEAVES OF ABSENCE
  3. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  4. TRANSFER CREDITS
  5. PROGRAM TRANSFERS
    1. Transfer: M.Sc to Ph.D.
    2. Revert: Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  6. DUAL or CONCURRENT REGISTRATION
  7. COMMITTEE CHANGES:
       
    Advisor / Committee
  8. CO, IP, Incom, Course Extension
  9. WITHDRAWS
    1. Voluntary Withdrawal
    2. 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, FUNDING, BURSARIES, ETC.
  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

  1. WHAT DO I DO, HOW DO I...
  2. Registration Procedures
  3. Grad Students With Children
  4. Student University Guide
  5. Orientation

 


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