prospective students discipline review

 

Biomedical Engineering is a joint program between the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Applied Science that is also offered as an option for students in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Students are given first hand exposure to the medical field, with a range of courses from biofluids to orthopedics.

Jobs in this field could include:

  • Perform analytical and numerical failures
  • Tailor solutions for patients
  • Create biomedical instruments

Companies in Vancouver: StemCell Technologies, Precision NanoSystems, Kardium, Starfish Medical

Electrical Engineering is the largest program at UBC. Students are given first hand exposure to electronics, programming, lab work and hands-on design.

Jobs in this field could include:

  • Working with power electronics or energy
  • Developing control systems
  • Designing circuitry

Companies in Vancouver: BC Hydro, Zaber, Intel, Telus, SNC-Lavalin, Stantec