Why choose UVic for biomedical engineering?

Find your Edge in UVic's Biomedical Engineering Program.

Biomedical engineers design innovative healthcare technologies. Our focus is on mechanical or electrical engineering fundamentals and how these concepts apply to the human body. At UVic, we're working on solutions from engineered tissues to 3D-printed prosthetics.

Study what you're passionate about

Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program offered by the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Our program includes core courses and electives from departments across campus, allowing you to focus on the areas of the field that excite you.

Hands-on learning

Our mandatory co-op program gives you the get a chance to work in the field, before you even graduate. Our students work with some of the over 500 companies that make Canada a world leader in biomedical engineering.

You an also join a student team or volunteer in a research lab.

Prepare for a career

Whatever you do, you'll be contributing to the health of your community and getting ready for a career in this rapidly changing field.

You'll graduate as a medically literate engineer, ready to make a positive impact on Canada's healthcare system.