Courses

Not all courses are necessarily given every year. For details and scheduling, please refer to the course-related links on McGill's Program calendars page.

* The course outline may be from a previous term and may not accurately represent current or future versions of the course.

Core Courses Common to Master's and Certificate in Translational Biomedical Engineering

BMDE 653 Patents in Biomedical Eng. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 654 Biomed Reg Affairs-Med Devices 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 655 Biomed Clin Trials-Med Devices 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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Core Course for Master's in Translational Biomedical Engineering

BMDE 656 Medical Device Dvlpmnt Process 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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Complimentary BME Departmental Courses

BMDE 501 Selected Topics:Biomedical Eng 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 502 BME Modelling & Identification 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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  • Winter
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BMDE 503 Biomedical Instrumentation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 504 Biomaterials & Bioperformance 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 505 Cell and Tissue Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 507 Formltn & Deliv of Biotherapeu 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BMDE 508 Intro. to Micro & Nano-Bioeng 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BMDE 510 Topics in Astrobiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BMDE 512 Finite-Element Modelling:BME 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BMDE 519 Biomedical Signals & Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BMDE 520 Machine Lrng for Biomed Data 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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BMDE 521 Cmptl Mthds Single-Cell Analyt 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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BMDE 525D1 Des of Assist Tech:Princ& Prax 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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  • Winter
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BMDE 525D2 Des of Assist Tech:Princ& Prax 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BMDE 558 Health Startups & Entrprnrship 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 610 Functional Neuroimaging Fusion 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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BMDE 650 Advanced Medical Imaging 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BMDE 651 Orthopaedic Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BMDE 660 Advanced MRI/S of the Brain 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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Approved Complimentary Courses in Other Departments

The following list has been approved as non-Departmental complimentary courses. Other graduate & postdoctoral courses at McGill External link (500-level or higher) may be taken with approval of the Program Director.


Bioengineering

BIEN 500 Special Topics in Bioeng 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 510 Eng'd Nanomtls for Biomed Appl 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 520 High Throughput Bio Devices 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 530 Imaging & Bio Instrumentation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 535 ElecMicro&3D Img for BioMatl's 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 540 Info Storage&Proc in Biol Sys 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 545 DiagDevcs at the Point-of-Care 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 550 Biomolecular Devices 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 560 Design of Biosensors 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 570 Active Mechanics in Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 580 Synthetic Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 585 Metabolic Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 590 Cell Culture Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 670 Downstream Processing 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 675 Proc Anlytcal Technos&DataScis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 680 Bioprocessing of Vaccines 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIEN 685 Gene&Cell Ther Vrl Vecs Biomfc 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Biology

BIOL 565 Cell and Tissue Mechanobiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIOL 592 Integrated Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BIOL 598 Advanced Design and Statistics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Biotechnology

BIOT 505 Sel Topics in Biotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Chemical Engineering

CHEE 512 Stem Cell Bioprocess Eng. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 561 Intro to Soft Tissue Biophys 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 562 Course not available

CHEE 563 Biofluids&Cardiovascular Mech. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 651 Adv Biochemical Engineering 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Chemistry

CHEM 502 Advanced Bio-Organic Chemistry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEM 503 Drug Discovery 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEM 504 Course not available

CHEM 514 Biophysical Chemistry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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CHEM 520 Methods in Chemical Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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CHEM 571 Polymer Synthesis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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CHEM 591 Bioinorganic Chemistry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Computer Science

COMP 526 Course not available

COMP 546 Computational Perception 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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COMP 549 Brain-Inspired AI 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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COMP 551 Applied Machine Learning 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

COMP 558 Fund. of Computer Vision 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

COMP 561 Comp. Biol. Methods & Research 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

COMP 564 Adv Comput'l Bio Meth&Research 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

COMP 565 ML in Genomics & Healthcare 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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COMP 646 Course not available

COMP 652 Machine Learning 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Dentistry

DENT 669 Extracellular Matrix Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Electrical & Computer Engineering

ECSE 517 Neural Prosthetic Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ECSE 523 Speech Communications 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ECSE 526 Artificial Intelligence 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ECSE 529 Course not available

ECSE 618 Haptics 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ECSE 626 Statistical Computer Vision 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ECSE 629 Course not available

Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health

EPIB 521 Regression Anal for Health Sc. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EPIB 638 Mathematical Modeling of ID 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Experimental Medicine

EXMD 509 Gastro Phys & Pathophysiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EXMD 609 Cellular Meths in Med Research 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EXMD 610 Molecular Meths in Medical Res 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 525 Sampling Theory & Applications 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MATH 537 Honours Math Models in Biology 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Mechanical Engineering

MECH 510 Engineering Acoustics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 547 Mechanics of Biological Matls 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 548 Cellular Matls:Natl&Eng Struct 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 553 Design & Manuf of Microdevices 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 561 Biomech of Musculoskeletal Sys 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 562 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 563 Biofluids&Cardiovascular Mech 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 605 Applied Maths 1 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MECH 610 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
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MECH 632 Adv Mechanics of Materials 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
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Medical Physics

MDPH 607 Medical Imaging 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

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MDPH 612 Course not available

MDPH 614 Phys of Diagnostic Radiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MDPH 615 Physics of Nuclear Medicine 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer


Neurology & Neurosurgery

NEUR 503 Computational Neuroscience 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

NEUR 602 Current Topics inNeuroscience 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

NEUR 603 Course not available

NEUR 630 Principles of Neuroscience 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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  • Summer

NEUR 631 Principles of Neuroscience 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Faculty)

BINF 511 Bioinformatics for Genomics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BINF 531 Statistical Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BTEC 555 Structural Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BTEC 650 Therapeutic Antibody Design 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Physics

PHYS 519 Advanced Biophysics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Physiology

PHGY 502 Exercise Physiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PHGY 517 Course not available

PHGY 550 Molecular Physiology of Bone 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PHGY 556 Topics in Systems Neuroscience 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Psychiatry

PSYT 630 Statistics for Neurosciences 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


 

Undergraduate Life-Sciences courses

Any one of the following courses is appropriate for fulfilling our prerequisite for 'a university-level course in general physiology, anatomy or cell biology': ANAT 212 - Molec Mechanisms of Cell Funct , BIOC 212 - Molec Mechanisms of Cell Funct , BIOL 200 - Molecular Biology , BIOL 201 - Cell Biology & Metabolism , PHGY 209 - Mammalian Physiology 1 and PHGY 210 - Mammalian Physiology 2 .

Undergraduate Biomedical-Engineering minor

The undergraduate Minor in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering is intended to allow interdisciplinary preparation for graduate studies in biomedical engineering.

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