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Biomedical Engineering, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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Overview

The B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering program integrates engineering and molecular and cellular biology into a single BME core (45 credits), in addition to the Mathematics/Science courses (32 credits), and General Studies courses (26 credits). Each student selects an Area of Specialization (12-16 credits) that provides more depth in a selected area of Biomedical Engineering. The instructional program is designed to impart knowledge of contemporary issues relevant to the health challenges in the UAE and at the forefront of biomedical engineering research in student-centered, collaborative learning environments.

The programs overall goal is to produce high quality engineers who will be leaders in their field and who are well equipped to pursue further graduate degrees, medical school, or professional careers.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Candidates who would like to apply to enroll on a Khalifa University undergraduate program must apply online.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Physiological Systems and Modeling
  • Mechanics for Biomedical Engineers
  • Biotransport Phenomena
  • Molecular and Cellular Physiology
  • Biomedical Circuits and Signals
  • Fundamentals of Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering Internship

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Hold a UAE Secondary School Certificate (SSC) in Advanced Stream – Ministry of Education or Physics Stream – Abu Dhabi Education Council with a minimum overall achievement of 80%, and a minimum score of 80% in Mathematics or equivalent
  • American System - Complete 12 years; Minimum GPA 3.0 (or equivalent) on scale of 4; Mathematics in 3 of last 3 years, Physics in 2 of last 3 years, and Chemistry in 1 of last 3 years; Minimum score of 80 in Mathematics; At least 1 science (Chemistry or Physics) in last year
  • British System - Total of 8 courses 5 - O level including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry , 3 - AS/A levels including Mathematics, and (Physics or Chemistry); Minimum grade of C in all courses

Tuition Fee

  • International

    808 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    808 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 808 EUR per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • AED 3,333 per credit hour 

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

  • 5000 - 8600 AED/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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