Although acceptance into a Graduate Program is based mostly on academic merit, you need to check all requirements before taking the next step.
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The Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a graduate research program in the Engineering Faculty which requires a research thesis for graduation. The requirements listed on this site are minimum admissions requirements for this graduate program. As the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering (BME) is a graduate research program, professors in this Department/Graduate Program may require additional admissions requirements and/or pre-requisites, please check with the Academic Advisor (professor) offering you tentative acceptance BEFORE submitting an online admissions application.
Acceptance or Admissions into the BME graduate program is dependent on numerous factors and is NOT AUTOMATIC with the submission of a application, tentative acceptance from a professor in our Department, or minimum GPA. Applications and Interviews are evaluated on a variety of factors which may include, but not limited to space availability; academic history; publications; research history and background; performance history in courses in the student's research/study area, mature, safe, and responsible behavior; good judgement/common sense; ability to work with confidential information; ability to follow instructions, rules, & procedures; ability to work with others (including but not limited superiors, co-researchers/co-students, outside firms, staff, etc.); availability of funds; preset evaluation factors (English language exam scores, etc.); professor recommendations; GPA; etc..
The Faculty of Graduate Studies further reviews all applications and documents and offers final admissions results, acceptance or rejection, through the applicant's Self-Service Account (see STEP 6).
BEFORE submitting an Online Admissions Application please make sure you have successfully completed the following courses. These pre-requisite courses are REQUIRED for admissions to the BME Graduate Program.
These courses or their EQUIVALENT (courses at other institutions may have other course numbers) to those mentioned above -- please confirm "equivalent courses" with the professor who asks you to submit an online admissions application to the BME Graduate program.
** Where a student meets general admissions criteria but lacks any of Math 1210 (Linear Algebra), Math 1510 (Calculus 1) or PHYS 1050 (Physics 1) (or their equivalent) in her/his background, he/she must complete those courses as an Occasional Student (subject to additional fees) upon admission to the program.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST hold, at least, a 4-Bachelor's degree OR equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution and accredited program. Individual Research Groups and Programs may require additional degrees or credentials, pre-requisites, and/or more specific degree requirements, please confirm other requirements with the professor with whom you wish to conduct research.
QUALIFICATION OF AN EXTRA YEAR PROGRAM: The Honours Program or A-Level Examinations are reviewed by the Faculty of Graduate Studies to verify minimum acceptance.
TRANSCRIPTS: Transcripts of the extra program (M.Sc., Honours, or A-Level) are required for review
Terminal Degrees are advance degrees without a research paper only coursework.
EXAMPLE: If you completed a coursework only master's program -- no research paper was defended, reviewed, or submitted.
Usually, at the University of Manitoba, ECE Graduate Program, you would need to begin your graduate studies at the Master of Science level.
The Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering DOES NOT require GRE scores for admissions.
Prospective students who are required to submit qualifying English language scores, regardless of immigration status, are those students
Waivers may also be applicable to students who completed a degree program in a COUNTRY whose official language is English. Waivers ARE NOT necessarily given to students who completed a degree program from an INSTITUTION whose program is English language based.
A variety of factors including but not limited to: previous course work, grades, letters of reference, publications, CV, covering letter, relevant experience and the support of the advisor will be considered in making a decision regarding admissions.
Final admissions is offered by FGS through your SELF-SERVICE ACCOUNT -- Please monitor your account.
Please see STEP 3: Contact a Professor in BME
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.
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