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What is iBioMed?

At McMaster University, we’re transforming healthcare challenges into a new learning experience with the Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed) program. We’re bringing together the best of our top-ranked health sciences and engineering programs into a hands-on, project-based program with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and learning to solve real-world problems by doing.

Learn all about iBioMed!

IBEHS 1 and Admissions

The Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences program has a common first year, also known as IBEHS 1.  This allows students to explore all degree path options before choosing a focus stream of either the Bachelor of Engineering and Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng. BME) or Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences in Health Engineering Science and Entrepreneurship (B.H.Sc.).  During the first year of study, iBioMed students develop a solid foundation in math and science, with a focus on biomedical engineering and the health science applications and are able to build a personal network of peers before moving to their level two streams.

Learn about the Admission process, from required courses and timelines to the Supplementary Application.

Learn all about IBEHS 1 and the Admission Process!

News

iBioMed Students Pitch Wearable Device Solutions in Dragon's Den Style Presentations

March 11, 2019 /  Department News

iBioMed Students Pitch Wearable Device Solutions in Dragon's Den Style Presentations

The Mid-Winter Showcase highlights Design Project 3 - a project where iBioMed students design a wearable device that incorporates sensors and communicates with the user.

Students get an edge at Women in Engineering Industry Night

February 13, 2019 /  Department News

Students get an edge at Women in Engineering Industry Night

Female engineering students and alumni had the opportunity to network and share experiences at the Women in Engineering Industry Night.

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January 15, 2019 /  Department News

A Day in the Life of a iBioMed Student

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be apart of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences (iBioMed) program? Meet Andrew D’Elia, and Chelsea Angeles, two iBioMed students here at McMaster University!

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Events

NEW DATE! iBioMed Info Night

March 26, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

NEW DATE! iBioMed Info Night

Student panel, faculty presentations, networking opportunities and free food! Come learn about level II program options in year two and beyond!

Kipling 2019

March 29, 2019, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Kipling 2019

The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer will make place on Friday, March 29, 2019.

iBioMed Final Showcase for 2018-19

April 10, 2019, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

iBioMed Final Showcase for 2018-19

Coming Soon!

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Co-op and Careers

Careers

Graduates of this program will be uniquely positioned for careers in the biomedical engineering, biotechnology, and health and biomedical science sectors of the economy. They will also remain well-positioned for careers that fall within the spectrum of their engineering or health sciences discipline. They will be well equipped to pursue further studies in graduate research or professional health sciences careers, such as medicine, or take on entrepreneurship opportunities.

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS)

Students in the iBioMed program will have Co-op and Career Services available through the Faculty of Engineering.

As for all engineering disciplines at McMaster, students in our programmes have the opportunity of applying for an industrial internship. If successful, the student typically is employed on industrial placement from the May following his/her third year in the academic programmes and returns to school for Level 4 in September of the following year.  

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS) is a joint venture between the McMaster Engineering Society and the Faculty of Engineering.  

 Visit the Engineering Co-op and Career Services Website  

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