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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  33147Enrollment

Bachelor of Engineering [B.Eng] (Computer Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

Program Description

  • McMaster University offers a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Computer Engineering encompasses computer hardware, programming, electronics, digital communications, multimedia, signal processing, robotics, and other related technologies.
  • The program study is divided into three levels: Level II, Level III, and Level IV.
  • Students gain experiential learning with hands-on opportunities beyond the traditional lecture-style format to gain valuable experience.
  • The research areas of the program are:
    • Fault-tolerant computing
    • digital system testing
    • computer-aided design
    • parallel processing
    • neural computing
    • computer security
    • multimedia systems
  • The Engineering Co-op program is an optional program that provides students with the opportunity to work in real engineering positions before you graduate.
  • The undergraduate Co-op Program is administered by the Engineering Co-op and Career Services Department (ECCS).
  • McMaster Engineering has many engineering clubs, teams, and societies that students can join to enhance their practical knowledge and soft skills, provide support, or give students the chance to explore new activities. 
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 43,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Sep 26)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/ece/programs/degree-options/beng/computer-engineering

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the minimum Grade 12 U and M requirements:
    • English U
    • Calculus and Vectors U
    • Chemistry U
    • Physics U
  • Students have a complete of two additional U or M courses to total six courses.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Students must have 5 subjects of Class XII including all mandatory prerequisites for the selected program.
  • The student's average is calculated on Grade XII Predicted grades.
  • Students are eligible to apply if they have the following documents: Class X board results, Class XI transcript, and Class XII predicted grades.

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 document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Academic or Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.


Application Deadline

Fall
Sep 26


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

60 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food (on-campus)$ 9,195
Housing (off-campus)$ 4,860

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #101/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
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

VISA

  • Students are required to get a Study Visa to study in Canada.
  • If students are traveling outside Canada will need either an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) or a Valid Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to re-enter Canada.
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and is valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canad and to get the SIN, students will need to bring a passport and study visa.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan
    • Valid Passport
    • Official Acceptance Letter
    • Financial Evidence

Work Study

Students need a work-Study visa to work in Canada. Full-time international students studying at a Canadian university may seek employment in Canada in 4 situations:

  • on-campus employment
  • co-ops employment
  • working off-campus
  • post-graduation work visa

The McMaster Work Program gives students opportunities to work on campus during the fall/winter terms and over the summer.

  • First-year international students are not eligible for the fall/winter work program but can apply for the summer after their first year and every year beyond.
  • International students with a valid study visa are eligible to participate in McMaster’s work programs.
  • Students can work Part-time at a maximum of 10 hours per week in the fall and winter terms.
  • Students can work Full-time of 35 hours per week and part-time over the summer.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Digital Electronics
  • Web applications
  • Computer security
  • Machine learning
  • Robotics
  • Digital Communications
  • Medical devices
  • Consumer electronics
  • Automotive industries



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