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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions B Biomedical Engineering BMEN
Biomedical Engineering BMEN

For more information about these courses, see the Biomedical Engineering program: https://research.ucalgary.ca/bme/home

Graduate Courses
Biomedical Engineering 600       Biomedical Engineering Foundations
An introduction to core concepts of Biomedical Engineering including both fundamental biological and engineering knowledge. Course also provides students with both theoretical and practical knowledge related to developing and testing solutions to questions/problems relevant to the biomedical engineering field that is applied in a group project that runs the duration of the course.
Course Hours:
3 units; (4-0)
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Biomedical Engineering 602       Biomedical Engineering Core I
Focus is on the development of a biomedical engineering career. Topics may include an introduction to a) biomedical engineering research, research integrity and ethics, b) career paths and progression in biomedical engineering and c) oral research communication skills.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (4-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Biomedical Engineering 602 and either 605 or 607 will not be allowed.        
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Biomedical Engineering 604       Biomedical Engineering Core II
Focus is on the academic aspects of graduate school and the preparation of a research proposal. Topics may include an introduction to a) research methodology, including experimental design and b) written research communication skills in biomedical engineering, and c) preparation and review of research proposals.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (4-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Biomedical Engineering 604 and either 605 or 607 will not be allowed.          
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Biomedical Engineering 605       Research Seminars in Biomedical Engineering
Reports of studies of the literature or of current research.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (1.5S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Biomedical Engineering 607       Research Seminars in Biomedical Engineering
Reports of studies of the literature or of current research.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (1.5S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Biomedical Engineering 609       Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
Advanced instruction on human skeletal structure, types of connective tissues, structure of joints, muscle and organ structure and function, cardiac physiology, blood properties and flow, introduction to autonomic nervous system, and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Other topics will be covered dependent on the interests of the instructor and students.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3/2)
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Biomedical Engineering 619       Special Problems in Biomedical Engineering
Designed to provide graduate students, especially at the PhD level, with the opportunity of pursuing advanced studies in particular areas under the direction of a faculty member.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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