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Degree

Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biological Engineering - Co-Op

master

Degree

Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biological Engineering - Co-Op

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $21,057 CAD

  • Application fee

    $168 CAD

  • Duration

    12 - 16 months

  • PGWP

    12 - 16 months

  • Min GPA

    16 out of 20

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-April-2021 2021-04-01

Overview

Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biological Engineering - Co-Op

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is suited to students who wish to pursue their engineering education in a preferred area of specialization beyond the undergraduate level, but who do not wish to pursue a thesis research program. 

Applicants who are considering taking a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the future should apply for admission to the Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) or Master of Science (M.Sc. in Chemical and Biological Engineering) through the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. 

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, energy, metals, pharmaceuticals, paper, plastics, and personal care products. 

Chemical and process engineers help to manage natural resources, protect the environment, control health and safety procedures, and recycle materials, while developing and managing the processes which make the products we use. 

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was established in 1999 at UBC, and reflects the growing need for engineers in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical and bio-resource engineering. At present there are 24 full-time faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, together with a support staff of 17. 

We have established a world-class reputation in several areas of chemical engineering science including fluid-solids contacting, pulp and paper engineering, heat exchanger fouling and, more recently, biotechnology. 

The Department is actively engaged in applied research, CHBE faculty-led research provides innovative and sustainable solutions to pressing local and global challenges to industry and society. 

Energy and Fuels: Sustainable clean energy and fuels supply and use Natural Resources: Managing and maximizing the value of Canada’s forest and fossil carbon reserves Environment: Mitigating climate change/pollution; Clean water and biodiversity security Health: Rising medical costs in the face of aging population; Cancer and other deadly diseases Industry: Increasing pressure from emerging economies

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$31,757

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,700
Tuition 1 person $21,057

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

1. 3 Academic/professional references
2. Resume/CV
3. Statement of Intent
4. Writing Sample (published article, journal entry, graded essay or undergraduate thesis will be accepted)
5. Official transcripts (In-Progress and Conferred)*
6. English Language Proficiency Test

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
22
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
22
reading

PTE

65
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Academic background and requirement

Applicants must hold a credential deemed academically equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree from UBC in engineering or a related discipline.

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