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Bachelor of Applied Science [B.ASc] (Chemical Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
 co op & on campus

$ 40,950 

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Program Description

  • The Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo(UWaterloo) is 4 years.
  • This program ranks 2nd in Canada for engineering according to US News & World Report 2019.
  • The students will learn to engineer the products we use every day. Turn fuel into energy, waste into resources, and raw material into finished products in one of the largest chemical engineering waterloo departments in Canada, and one of the top 100 in the world.
  • The students will develop expertise in chemistry and materials science and learn the systems analysis skills to design, implement, and manage processes from start to finish.
  • Many Scholarships are provided to the students who enroll in this program.
  • The Co-op terms will give the student 2 years of paid work experience in chemical engineering waterloo.
  • Some of the alumni of this program are:
    • Process Engineer – HEC Technologies
    • Engineer – Canadian Natural Resources
    • Quality Specialist – Labatt Breweries of Canada
    • Engineering Coordinator – Arla Foods 
    • Production Engineer – Apotex Pharmaceuticals
    • Process Specialist – Maple Leaf Foods 
    • Project Engineer – ABC Group
  • Students will earn 13,300 CAD on an average per co-op term.
    • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed is 46,938 CAD.
    • The student will graduate ready for a career as a
      • Data analyst
      • Reliability engineering
      • Production coordinator
      • Quality project coordinator
      • Process analyst
      • Supply chain assistant

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Bachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 170,668 for 4 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
    Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
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    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • The students must have completed six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including
      • Advanced Functions
      • Calculus and Vectors
      • Chemistry
      • Physics
      • English (ENG4U)
    • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in all the above subjects mentioned during admission.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • First or Second Division standing in one of the following:
      • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
      • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
      • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.
    • Standard XII Mathematics, Standard XII Physics, Standard XII Chemistry, Standard XII English, and one other Standard XII course, a minimum final grade of 70% in each.
    • Overall 85% in the above 5 required courses.

    Required Document List

    Followings are the required documents to be submitted while entering this(chemical engineering) program:

    • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
    • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
    • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
    • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

    Application Deadline

    Jan 31

    Scores Required

    90 / 120

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearsYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition fee$40950$40950$40950$40950
    Total fee$42667$42667$42667$42667

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 7,200
    Food$ 2,118


    Times Higher Education 2020

    Ranked #89/ 801

    Engineering [ International ]

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Arthur F. Church Mechanical Engineering Scholarships $10,000 Yes N/A
    Brian Le Lievre Scholarship $1,779 Yes N/A
    Sandford Fleming Foundation Award for Academic Excellence Variable Yes N/A
    A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship $712 Yes N/A
    University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
    Accenture Award-University of Waterloo $2,000 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
    Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship $7,496 Yes N/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study


    • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
    • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
      • Application for Study Permit
      • Letter of acceptance.
      • Proof of financial support.
      • Passport photos.
      • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
      • Visa to study or work in the country.
      • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

    Work Study

    • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
    • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed is 46,938 CAD.
    • The student will graduate ready for a career as a
      • Data analyst
      • Reliability engineering
      • Production coordinator
      • Quality project coordinator
      • Process analyst
      • Supply chain assistant

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