STEP 5B: BME ADMISSIONS

NON-UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GRADUATES

The information on this page is for applicants who have received Tentative Acceptance from an Academic Advisor in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering AND

  • Never Attended the University of Manitoba  OR
  • Attended the University of Manitoba AND another University

Should you have questions please contact us by EMAIL ONLY.   Unfortunately, we cannot respond to phone calls. 




STEP 1:  Do You Qualify

STEP 2:  Select Your Graduate Program

STEP 3:  Identify A Research Topic

STEP 4:  Contact a Professor in BME

STEP 5:  Admissions Application / Deadlines

                 5A. Univ. of Manitoba Graduates

                 5B. Applicants:  Non-Univ. of Manitoba

STEP 6:  Review & Admissions Notification

STEP 7:  Official Documents Required

 

BACK TO ADMISSIONS INTRODUCTION


 

APPLICATION FORM:

  1. TENTATIVE ACCEPTANCE REQUIRED
    Make sure you've spoken with an Academic Advisor (professor) in BME and have received a tentative acceptance
  2. Fill-in the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
  3. Pay the PROCESSING FEE
  4. REFERENCES
    • In the online Admissions Application, please provide names and emails of only two (2) professors who are able to provide us with references regarding your academic work and background, work ethics, length of time he/she has known you, nature of the acquaintance (instructor, co-author, academic/research/thesis advisor),  etc.
    • Do not submit more than 2 references as it will take longer to process your application
  5. AWARDS (in admissions application)
    The Department distributes awards in-house; in this area enter "NO"
  6. TRANSCRIPTS
    1. For the ONLINE APPLICATION only, we accept PHOTOCOPIES of transcripts
      1. We must receive a photocopy of the transcripts in its ORIGINAL Language
      2. We must receive a photocopy of the transcripts translated to English
    2.  ALL POST-SECONDARY transcripts are required -- REGARDLESS of whether no courses were taken and only research was done

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

  1. We accept International Students as "FULL-TIME" Students ONLY. 
    • International Students may NOT be "PART-TIME" Students
  2. International Students are responsible for holding the proper immigration paperwork PRIOR to registration
    1. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that he/she holds the current and correct documents required by the IRCC to enroll as a graduate student in Canada.  Additionally, International Students must conduct themselves in accordance to IRCC rules and regulations.
    2. International Student Information:  http://umanitoba.ca/biomedical_engineering/prospective_students/international_students.html   
  3. VISA APPLICATION CENTRE (VAC):   Questions regarding studying in Canada must be directed directly to the IRCC  (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada), more specifically to your local VAC Office 

 

 

AFTER APPLICATION SUBMISSION...

After submitting your ONLINE APPLICATION and PAYING your Processing Fee, please send the following information to your Academic Advisor and ask him/her to ask the Graduate Student Advisor to process your admissions application and adjust intake period if necessary. 

  1. YOUR NAME, as it appears on your Admissions Application
  2. GS NUMBER:  Your APPLICATION NUMBER after you have paid your processing fee (this application number begins with "GS")
  3. It is the responsibility of the Academic Advisor (Professor) to contact the Department about your application and intake

 

 

PROCESSING TIME

Processing time for a Graduate Admissions Application is ~4 to ~16 weeks

 

 

ADMISSIONS RESULTS 

  • Admissions results, request for additional information, etc. will be communicated to you through your SELF-SERVICE ACCOUNT -- please monitor your Self-Service Account.
  • Please ACCEPT or DECLINE the Offer of Admissions as soon as possible
  • If applicable, print out the Offer Letter to use for your Visa Application

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER:

Neither Tentative Approval for admissions by an academic advisor within BME or the submission of an application and payment of processing fees guarantees admissions to the Graduate Program. All applications are reviewed by the Department and the Faculty of Graduate Studies.  Final approval rests with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

All students are responsible for the content of their Admissions Application and in making sure that the instructions and procedures are followed for the proper submission of an Admissions Application which includes obtaining Tentative Acceptance from a professor in the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering in advance of the submission of an official admissions application.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:   It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that he / she holds the current and correct documents required by the IRCC to enroll as a graduate student in Canada.  Additionally, International students must conduct themselves in accordance to IRCC rules and regulations.