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    UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA - [UVic], VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Victoria, British ColumbiaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1963established year
    21800enrollment
    8.1/10

    Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Mechanical Engineering)

    2 years
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $ 3,850 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • Masters in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria is offered as a 24-month program.
    • The University of Victoria also ranked 2nd in Maclean’s top Canadian Comprehensive Universities 2019.
    • Some of the courses that students will study in this program are:
      • transportation vehicles (ground, aircraft, watercraft)
      • fluid dynamics
      • machine design
      • biomedical-mechanical systems
      • mechatronics and robotics
    • Students normally spend the first year of the program on coursework.
    • The second year is spent working at a paid research-related position in either industry or government.
    • The MEng program is intended to prepare students for advanced professional activity in various industrial settings.
    • Students will complete eight graduate-level courses, a graduate seminar, and a research project.
    • All MEng students will be under the supervision of a member of the department’s graduate faculty.
    • Students will complete eight graduate-level courses, graduate seminars, and a research project. 
    • This department of Mechanical Engineering includes 43 regular faculty members including five Canada Research Chairs.
    • This is the department that has over 100 graduate students and the Male to female ratio is 67:33.
    • Students may have job opportunities as
      • Mechanical Engineer
      • Aerospace Engineer, etc with an average salary of 46,475 USD per year.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration2 years
    Fees$ 9746 for 2 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission IntakeSeptember (Deadline - June 1)
    Admission IntakeJanuary (Deadline - Oct 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,MELAB
    ExamsGRE
    Program URLhttps://www.uvic.ca/engineering/mechanical/prospective-students/graduate/meng/index.php

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Require a four-year (60 units) baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from a recognized institution.
    • Need B average (5.0/9.0 GPA) in the last two years (30 units) of academic study
    • Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, indicating any graded coursework completed and any degrees awarded, and the date they were conferred.

    Work Experience Eligibility:

    • For applicants with relevant experience, e.g., industry experience in the field
    • However, the minimum levels outlined in the Faculty of Graduate Studies general regulations (minimum GPA of 5.0 (B)) still apply to students with relevant experience.

    Others:

    • If a student’s background is not in mechanical engineering, then students may be required to take make-up courses that will be mentioned by the university (not for credit) as a condition of admission.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed both a Bachelor’s (4 years) Engineering degree.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


    Required Document List

    Following Documents are required to attend this program:

    • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
    • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
    • Sample of written work: Students has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
    • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Proof that students have enough money to support themselves during their stay in Canada.
    • Letters of reference or any other documents the visa office tell students to bring.
       

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    September Jun 1, 2021
    January Oct 1, 2021

    Scores Required

    90 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    90 / 99

    Avg. Score in

    MELAB

    317 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fees$3850$3850
    Health insurance$198$198
    Other Fees$870$870
    Total Fees$4873$4873

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room And Board$ 13323

    Ranking

    QS World University

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #401 / 500

    Mechanical Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Victoria University Future Leaders ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Saryu Doshi Graduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences$ 4078YesN/A
    Axol Science Scholarship$ 2000YesJul 1, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2021

    Options Available

    ProgramDelivery TypeDurationProgram TypeOffered ByTution Fees
    M.Eng Mechanical Engineeringfull time2 yearson-campus, Course BasedFaculty of Graduate Studies, University of Victoria$3540

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A Student VISA is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • They must have a Student VISA to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A Student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The cost of the Student VISA is 112 USD.
    • The students need these documents to apply for a Student VISA:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of Work while studying in Canada options.
    • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
    • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
      • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1500 USD
      • Be registered at the University of Victoria as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
      • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
    • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
      • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2250 USD 
      • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4500 USD

    Career and Placement after Course

    • Aerospace engineer
    • Automotive engineer
    • CAD technician
    • Contracting civil engineer
    • Control and instrumentation engineer
    • Maintenance engineer
    • Mechanical engineer
    • Nuclear engineer


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