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Biomedical Engineering, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
Wentworth's biomedical engineering students learn firsthand how to use advanced technologies in their field, develop novel biomedical engineering design solutions, collaborate effectively with colleagues,and have a positive impact in the areas of biomedical engineering and human health.
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Overview

You will build a solid foundation in the physical and life sciences, as well as a strong background in multidisciplinary engineering courses. This will prepare you for advanced biomedical engineering core and elective courses. Our curriculum emphasizes medical devices and systems, provides excellent laboratory training and requires that you complete two semesters of cooperative experiential learning at hospitals, medical device companies and/or research centers.

This program equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the complex challenges of today’s broad spectrum of biomedical and healthcare careers. You will be qualified for many professional opportunities, and you’ll have the credentials to succeed in a competitive advanced degree program.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Engineering Calculus I
  • Engineering Physics
  • English Sequence
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Engineering Calculus II
  • Fundamentals of CAD and CAM
  • Programming with MATLAB
  • English Sequence

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • In order to receive full consideration for admittance, we encourage students to sit for the SAT no later than January of each year. Applicants who either apply or who take the SAT after January will be reviewed on a space-available basis for the intended major.
  • Redesigned SAT
  • If you take both the old and the new SAT, both exams may be submitted.
  • If you did not complete the SAT prior to March 2016, you must submit the new SAT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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