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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $40,290 CAD

  • Application fee

    $125 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-March-2022 2022-03-01

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering program at the University of Alberta prepares you for this rapidly evolving field by giving you a sound foundation of knowledge which you will continue to build on throughout your degree.

You will gain hands-on experience working on electrical devices and systems that transmit, distribute, store, control and use electromagnetic energy or electrically coded information.

The Faculty of Engineering is widely recognized as one of the top Engineering schools in Canada, with globally renowned professors, state-of-the-art labs and teaching spaces, and highly specialized facilities and areas of research.

Throughout your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, participate in research, and contribute to team projects both inside and out of the classroom.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$47,206

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $40,290

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • High school grades and transcripts
  • English language test scores
  • Passport and Visa

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

61
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

180
165
listening
165
writing
165
speaking
165
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo English Test : At least 115 for English Language Proficiency, with no subscore below 95.

The Bridging Program (BP) is a program for excellent students who meet all of UAlberta's academic criteria but still need to improve their English skills in order to enter a degree program. BP students can take English language courses at UAlberta and earn academic credit at the same time.

There are two Stages in the Bridging Program. Your English Language Proficiency scores will determine which Stage is right for you. You must meet the requirements of the Bridging Program within 12 months of your initial registration.

 

Completion of one of the following

Scores required for BP Stage 1

Scores required for BP Stage 2

Duolingo English TestScore of 80 with minimum subscore of 65Score of 90 with minimum subscore of 75
IELTStotal score of 5.0, with no band score less than 4.5.total score of at least 5.5 or higher, with no band score less than 5.0.
TOEFL iBTtotal score from 40, with no band score less than 12 (subject to final approval by the University's governance.)total score of at least 53, with no band score less than 14 (subject to final approval by the University's governance).
CAELtotal score from 40, with no band score less than 20.total score of at least 50, with no band score less than 30.
PTE Academictotal score of at least 36, with no band score less than 29.total score of at least 42, with no band score less than 36.
CanTesttotal score of at least 3.5, with no band score less than 3.0.total score of at least 4.0, with no band score less than 3.5.
CAE/CPEScale score of at least 154, with no less than 147 in each skillScale score of at least 162, with no less than 154 in each skill
U of A Extension EAPnot applicableEAP 135 (EXELP 7135): successful completion

 


Academic background and requirement

In general, admission to undergraduate programs is based on a minimum average of 70% (on a 50% passing scale) on five high school admission subjects required by the program of study at the Grade 12-level (or equivalent).

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year

Qualifying Year: All students in the Qualifying Year in the Faculty of Engineering follow a common curriculum in their first year. At the end of the first year, students choose among the various specialized Engineering programs offered and between the traditional and cooperative education streams.

Career opportunities

  • Circuits Engineer.
  • Design Engineer.
  • Electrical Controls Engineer.
  • Electrical Design Engineer.
  • Electrical Engineer.
  • Electrical Project Engineer.
  • Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) Reliability Engineer.
  • Power Systems Engineer.

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