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UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30000Enrollment

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Software Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 13,753 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • University of Calgary offers a BSc in Engineering in Software Engineering with a duration of 4 years.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis and delivered on-campus.
  • BSc in Engineering in Software Engineering consists of 24 units.
  • Students will access engineering career advisors and gain valuable full-time paid engineering work experience through a 12-16 month placement.
  • Students will have study abroad opportunities in this program.
  • Software engineers use their specialized knowledge to develop, install, validate, and maintain software systems.
  • As a software engineering student, they will gain theoretical foundations and plenty of design and research experience so they can achieve success in the field.
  • During the course of the studies, much of the learning will occur in class, during tutorials, and through designing a complete industrial process for a specific product.t5
  • This fully accredited program features a common first year, which consists of 10 courses in mathematics, sciences, computing, engineering principles, communications and design.
  • Some of the courses in this program are:
    • Computing for Engineers
    • Engineering Design and Communication
    • General Chemistry for Engineers
    • Software Analysis And Design
    • ​Calculus for Engineers and Scientists
  • The University of Calgary ranked in 6th place in Canada by Research Infosource in 2018.
  • The University offers small class sizes that provide close research interaction with their supervision.
  • The Faculty of the department have received global recognition by winning awards like federal awards, Provincial awards, Indigenous awards, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 80,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 60,984 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://live-ucalgary.ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/explore-programs/software-enginee...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Candidate must present a minimum 65 percent in English or equivalent.
  • Candidate must present a minimum 2.00 GPA in a transferrable post-secondary English course.
  • Students should achieve a minimum of 2.00 cumulative GPA on the most recent 12 units from another post-secondary institution.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.


Required Document List

Following are the required Documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcript: A PDF copy of all post-secondary transcripts within the application or in Carleton Central.
  • Two Letter of Reference: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Statement of Intent: Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Writing Sample: Students applying for a job, internship, may be asked to provide a writing sample that allows an employer or graduate program to judge student ability to convey a written message.
  • Study proposal: Document proposing a research project, generally in the sciences or academia, and generally constitutes a request for sponsorship of that research.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay stating the purpose of applying to a particular course at a particular university.
  • Statement of research interests: Student has to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$13753$13753$13753$13753
Books and supplies$1417$1417$1417$1417
Health insurance$76$76$76$76
Total fees$15246$15246$15246$15246

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 16,480

Ranking

Round University Ranking 2020

Ranked #225/ 750

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Calgary President's Admission Scholarship $3,452 Yes N/A
BP Canada Energy Group ULC Bursary in PLM 2020 $1,730 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Board of Governors Scholarship $2,469 Yes N/A
Calgary Jordie and Robert Jordan Bursary $4,755 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Chevron Canada Resources Scholarship in Engineering $5,000 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Haskayne School of Business Entrance Bursaries $2,494 Yes 01 Mar, 2020
UCalgary International Entrance Scholarship $10,769 Yes 01 Dec, 2020
B.J. Seaman Scholarship $2,000 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Eaton Foundation Scholarship $3,200 Yes N/A
Calgary Nathan Shair Memorial Bursary $2,143 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Board of Governors Bursary $2,159 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Haskayne School of Business Undergraduate Bursary $2,490 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary CPA Education Foundation Management Accounting Scholarship $677 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Senator Stan Waters Memorial Scholarship $5,000 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Calgary Makinson Family Bursary $7,500 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Archibald Waynne Dingman Memorial Scholarship $1,259 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Haskayne Founders' Circle Scholarship in Business $1,730 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Schulich School of Engineering Scholarship $3,553 Yes 01 Mar, 2021
Trajan and Florica Nitescu Scholarship $3,059 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Engineering Students Society Memorial Award $1,277 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The students need a study visa to study at designated learning institutions (DLI) in Canada.
  • A Study Visa is issued to students by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and authorizes an individual to study at a designated learning institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study.
  • The Visa is usually valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students may also need a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Letter of Acceptance from the University of Calgary 
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Passport
    • Photograph

Work Study

Students with a valid Study Visa, enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students registered as full-time and have a valid Study Visa, may work on-campus 

  • There is no legal restriction on the number of hours to work on-campus, so long as the student remains a full-time student can work on-campus. 
  • Students may also work more than one job. 

Off-Campus: Students are enrolled full-time, have a valid study permit, and are in a program that leads to a UCalgary degree that takes longer than 6 months to complete, they may be eligible to work off-campus.

  • The graduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus during regular academic sessions of Fall and Winter terms.
  • The undergraduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus full-time during scheduled breaks. 

Work Permit: A work permit that allows international students to work full-time while still being enrolled full-time. Students may only use this work permit to work full-time during their co-op/practicum terms in a work. 


Career and Placement after Course

Students will have global opportunities to work in areas such as

  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • E-commerce, and more.



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