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CARLETON UNIVERSITY, OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1942Established Year
  30416Enrollment

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Infrastructure Protection and International Security)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University

$ 22,962 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Carleton University offers MEng in Infrastructure Protection and International Security for a duration of 2 years.
  • Students will have the opportunity to apply to the Co-operative Education Program.
  • The program objective is to produce graduates who can contribute effectively to the multidisciplinary teams needed to deliver robust, cost-effective, socially responsible solutions to ensure safe and resilient national critical infrastructure systems.
  • The faculty Research Highlights are:
    • Critical infrastructure and asset protection
    • Security risk management
    • National security policy, intelligence, and terrorism
    • Blast resistant design of structures
    • Threats and vulnerability assessments of critical infrastructures
  • The University provides experiential learning through research labs, internships, and on-site training.
  • Graduates will find employment in a number of governmental departments in addition to opportunities in Canada’s NCI Sectors including energy, transportation, IT and telecommunication, health, finance, and safety.
  • The following are Fields of Specialization:
    • Security
    • Engineering
    • Policy Development
  • The student to faculty ratio is 12:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Carleton University has an acceptance rate of 21%, compared to other Canadian universities.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 47,480 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University
Program Urlhttps://graduate.carleton.ca/cu-programs/infrastructure-protection-international-security-masters...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.
  • CGPA of B+ grade in the Electrical Engineering program is required to be eligible for the program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • The work experience is more useful for students opting for the course-based master's program.
  • For the thesis-based master's program, admission is offered based upon publications, participation in research projects, and academic awards.

Others:

Students without related academic experience or work experience students are also encouraged to apply if they meet the following requirement:

  • Completed a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution with 60%. 
  • At least B grade in the final year is required to be eligible.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Completed a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Or, completed both a bachelor’s (3 years) degree and a master’s degree.
  • Or, minimum requirement overall i.e First-class division (75% or above, Distinction or Outstanding).

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, if students have taken that exam, then it is recommended to submit the scores for better a chance of admission.

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 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.
  • Aptitude test results: Used to make inferences about competencies, capabilities, and future performance on the job of the students.
  • Preference Form: Some departments require students to fill in a preference form that will ask to outline their preferences for the program specialization, research area or faculty supervisor.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 31


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$22962$22962
Health insurance$477$477
Others$301$301
Total fees$23740$23740

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room(on campus)$ 13,354
Room(off campus)$ 10,000

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #201/ 801

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 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

VISA

  • Students need a Study Visa to stay in Canada. After receiving the study permit, they can apply for the Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the Study Visa is 112 USD and valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan.
    • Completed IMM 1294 (Application for Study Permit Made Outside of Canada).
    • Letter of Acceptance (Student Information for a Study Visa from Carleton University).
    • Valid Passport (photocopy or scan).
    • Biometrics (fingerprints and photo)
    • Financial Evidence.
    • No criminal record certificate
    • Results of a medical exam.

Work Study

  • The Work-Study Program provides students a chance to get at a part-time on-campus job.
  • In On-Campus program students may work up to a maximum of 192 hours for the work-study period and earn up to a maximum of $3,000 for the fall/winter session.
  • The work-study hourly wage is $15.00/hour plus vacation pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Graduates are prepared for careers in government agencies and departments. They are also equipped for strategic opportunities within Canada’s private sector in fields such as engineering, energy, information technology, telecommunications, and transportation.



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