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Biomedical Engineering - Mechanical Concentration, B.Sc.

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University rank #801 (QS) , FL,
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami offers an undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The undergraduate BME program was the first of its kind in Florida, with the first class of B.S.B.E. students graduating in 1993.

About

The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers accredited program leading to BS degrees in Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) with a Mechanical Concentration. The program is a broad, interdisciplinary field that applies the science and technology of engineering to problems in biology, life sciences, medicine and biotechnology. The program covers a wide spectrum of activities which includes the development of artificial organs and limbs, implantable medical devices, tissue engineering, biomedical instrumentation, computing in medical research and diagnosis, signal or image processing, clinical engineering, rehabilitation engineering and cardiovascular, neurological, and respiratory engineering. 

The objectives of the BSBE – Mechanical Concentration program is to prepare graduates who, within the first four to six years after graduation are, either:

  • Working as a professional in the biomedical engineering or a related field, or
  • Continuing education to advance their careers through professional development activities or through the pursuit of advanced degrees

Accreditation

The BSBE program is accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    133 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Engineering I
  • Introduction to Engineering II
  • Introduction to programming for Biomedical Engineers
  • Medical Systems Physiology
  • Human Physiology Laboratory
  • Mathematical Analysis in Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Foundations of Medical Imaging
  • Biomaterials
  • Fundamentals of Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Design
  • Biomedical Measurements
  • Biomedical Transport Phenomena
  • Introduction to Physiological Fluid Mechanics
  • Biomedical Signal Analysis
  • Biomedical Instrumentation

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may require additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

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    66274 USD/year
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    66274 USD/year
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
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