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Graduate Studies Calendar 2018-2019 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions B Biomedical Engineering BMEN
Biomedical Engineering BMEN

Instruction offered by members of the Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Kinesiology, Cummings School of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Science, and other faculties involved in the multi-faculty Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.

Graduate Courses
Biomedical Engineering 600       Biomedical Engineering Foundations
An introduction to core concepts of Biomedical Engineering including an introduction to biomedical engineering fundamentals. Course allows students to select between a biology focused or an engineering focused fundamental module to complement previous course work (with approval of course instructor).
Course Hours:
3 units; H(4-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Biomedical Engineering 611/612/613/614)
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Biomedical Engineering 602       Biomedical Engineering Core I

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:
3 units; H(2-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Biomedical Engineering 602 and either 605 or 607 will not be allowed.     
Also known as:
(formerly Biomedical Engineering 611/612/613/614)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Biomedical Engineering 604       Biomedical Engineering Core II
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. Satisfactory completion of this course within one year of first registration will ensure that the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program Research Proposal requirements are met.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(2-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Biomedical Engineering 604 and either 605 or 607 will not be allowed.     
Also known as:
(formerly Biomedical Engineering 611/612/613/614)
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; Q(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; Q(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 autonomous 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; H(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; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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