Ottawa, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1967established year

    Bachelor (Automation and Robotics)

    4 years
    full time
    honours, co-op & on-campus

    $ 4,968 

    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Program Description

    • Algonquin College offers a Bachelor in Automation and Robotics honours degree program for a duration of 4 years (8 semesters).
    • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
    • This Bachelor of Automation and Robotics (Honours) degree program prepares students for a career in the field of automation and robotics.
    • As a student in this program, the student acquires knowledge and skills specific to electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science, including:

      • engineering principles, professionalism, and methodologies
      • fundamentals of mathematics, technical writing, dynamics, electronics, computer programming, optical systems and materials science
      • machine design, control systems, electromechanical actuators, sensors, vision systems and the software necessary to design and simulate autonomous and remotely operated systems and components
      • project planning and management, and research and leadership skills
    • This co-operative education program provides learning opportunities through industrial or applied research placements.
    • In this program, If a student is interested in the potential of self-employment, the student has an opportunity to foster entrepreneurial aspirations.
    • Algonquin College intends to pursue accreditation of this program with the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of Engineers Canada.
    • Students may be expected to travel outside of their immediate area of residency for a Co-op placement and It is the student’s responsibility to arrange transportation and incur all costs associated with a Co-op placement.
    • Starting placement salary is dependent on during the hiring process.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 54137 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Feb 1)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL
    Program URL

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • A minimum of six (6) university (U - University) or college (M - University/College) Grade 12 courses including four (4) required university (U) level courses and two additional U or M level courses.
    • A grade of 65% in the required courses and an overall average of 65% in the six Grade 12U, or M courses.
    • Applicants must have completed at least one OAC or (U - University) Mathematics, Science, and English Course.
    • The following Grade 12 courses, or equivalent, are required:
      • One Grade 12 U English course.
      • One Grade 12 U Physics course.
      • One Grade 12 U Calculus course.
      • One Grade 12 U Math course.
      • Two Grade 12 U or M courses.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Students are required to submit documentation of an entry immunization record, police records check including vulnerable sector, and Level C CPR.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Minimum four major subjects in 12th Grade, including English with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.


    • Mature student applicants who have not achieved the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or it's equivalent and who are at least 19 years of age on or before the graduation of the program in which they intend to enroll.
    • Mature students should have demonstrated academic abilities equivalent to those of Ontario high school graduates, verified by successful completion of courses at the postsecondary level.
    • Applicants with diplomas or courses from post-secondary institutions recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities.

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.
    • Certificates: One of the following certificates with a minimum grade of 65 or above in required program subjects:
      • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
      • The Senior School Certificate
      • The Pre-University Examination Certificate
      • The Intermediate Examination Certificate

    Application Deadline

    Feb 1

    Scores Required

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    SemesterSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4Semester 5Semester 6Semester 7Semester 8
    International Student Premium$3657$3657$3657$3657$3657$3657$3657$3657
    Tuition Fee$2484$2484$2484$2484$2484$2484$2484$2484
    Total Fees$6856$6525$6983$6664$6983$6758$6843$6525

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Living Expenses$ 13095

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$ 1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship$ 1000YesSep 30, 2020
    Go Clean Scholarship$ 3500YesDec 31, 2020

    VISA & Work Study


    • 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.
    • The student 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 students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • 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

    • Students are allowed to work a maximum of 24 hours per week during the academic year.
    • Students are allowed to work 35 hours per week during the summer period.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Graduates of this program may find employment opportunities in sectors such as:

    • Industrial Automation
    • Mining
    • Agriculture
    • Manufacturing
    • Aerospace
    • Healthcare
    • Defense


    7.3 /10

    The main reason behind joining Algonquin was its great robotics lab and the co-op program available in the college. The exposure and experience provided by the college will help me to grow in my future. Also, after completing a course from Algonquin College - Ottawa, will surely multiply the reach of my degree. A common application form helped me to apply for the course.

    Course Curriculum


    This four-year course curriculum at Algonquin is more comprehensive and practical and gets tougher with each year. With the help of this curriculum, I am able to acquire the knowledge and skills specific to electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science. I am also being taught the skills required in project planning and management as well as leadership skills.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    6 /10 extracurricular
    7.3 /10

    My main intention behind joining Algonquin was that it has a great robotics lab and a co-op program for the same degree I wanted to opt for. The exposure is what I am here for and it has been great starting from the first year itself. So, I completed my registration by submitting my form on an online portal which cost me around $100.

    Course Curriculum


    Program at Algonquin is more comprehensive and practical and gets tougher with each year. It's a 4-year program offered on a full-time basis. Through the program, we acquire knowledge and skills specific to electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science. This co-operative education program also provides learning opportunities through industrial or applied research placements.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    6 /10 extracurricular

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