Biomedical Engineering: Clinical Engineering MHSc

​Master of Health Science​

Program Description

The MHSc program educates students on how to apply and implement medical technologies to optimize modern health-care delivery. this professional degree program consists of academic courses and a research thesis and provides students with real-world exposure through an internship with a private sector company, a hospital, or a research facility.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy IBBME’s additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Selected students who hold a bachelor of applied science degree in engineering.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must normally complete 4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) as follows: 

    • BME 1405H (0.5 FCE), BME 1436H (0.5 FCE), BME 1439H (0.5 FCE), and one elective (0.5 FCE), relevant to a student’s area of research 

    • BME 1450H (0.5 FCE) and a life sciences course (0.5 FCE), such as JPB 1022H (or an equivalent)

    • 1.0 FCE of internships (BME 4444Y) in health-care facilities, the medical device industry, or health-care consulting firms. The internship must total a minimum of 625 hours.

  • Students must participate in:  

    • either BME 1010H or BME 1011H Graduate Seminar series (0.0 FCE) and

    • JDE 1000H Ethics in Research (0.0 FCE).

  • Successful completion of a thesis.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-ti​me