Biomedical Engineering Technology (Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:3417
  • School:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 9 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Biomedical Engineering Technology (Co-op) program prepares you to combine engineering with medicine to play a part in transforming lives, with the added bonus of work experience prior to graduation.

In this School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program, you gain an optimal balance between theory and hands-on labs. Biomedical Engineering Technology courses integrate various biomedical engineering principles, including electronics, micro-controllers, computers, chemistry, biology, medicine, health and engineering in the design of medical equipment, rehabilitation and health improvement devices — all while teaching technical problem-solving skills.

The program, as it prepares you for a challenging career with the latest technology, will continue to evolve to reflect the ever-growing innovations.

In addition to covering all of these topics and the newest industry developments, you benefit from a co-op option that enhances your education with three terms as a paid employee in the field.

In the biomedical equipment industry, engineering and scientific disciplines merge, resulting in innovations that are beneficial to both the healthcare system and society. Firms in this industry must now meet the challenge of providing a range of quality products. As a result, there will be a greater need for qualified professionals.

Please note: Qualified college or university graduates with a background in electronics gain direct admission into semester three of this three-year program and receive their Biomedical Engineering Technology advanced diploma in four semesters plus two work terms (program #3427, #3437 (co-op version)).

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The Biomedical Engineering Technology (Co-op) program teaches practical application of a wide range of high-tech equipment.
  • This program provides you with the opportunity for three paid co-op work terms.
  • Work experience takes place in hospitals, medical equipment companies, pharmaceutical companies and rehabilitation facilities.
  • The program has its own Biomedical Student Club. It also has an active student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

Articulation Agreements

Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities. These partnerships will allow them to apply academic credit towards further study.

The Biomedical Technology (Co-op) program's educational partner is:

  • Athabasca University (science degree)

Career Outlook

  • Bioengineer
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Engineering technologist

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

Co-op Requirements

  • Minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of Semester 2 (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
  • Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program at the end of Semester 2
  • Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for COOP221 in Semester 3

Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

How to His remainder

How to His remainder

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to For more information go to .

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at  and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal  account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,504.00 $4,439.50
International $14,140.00 $2,787.00 $16,927.00

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