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Biomedical Engineering - Mechanical, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Miami offers accredited program leading to BS degrees in Biomedical Engineering - Mechanical.
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Overview

The Biomedical Engineering - Mechanical program at University of Miami 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 BSBE program is accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Mission 

The mission of the biomedical engineering program is to prepare students to become knowledgeable and skilled engineers with an understanding of the ethical and other professional aspects of biomedical engineering. Design skills and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team are emphasized.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    133 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Engineering 
  • 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

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 and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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