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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  33147Enrollment

Bachelor Of Technology [B.Tech] (Automation Engineering Technology)

 4.5 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 29,398 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • McMaster University offers a Bachelor of Technology in Automation Engineering Technology for a duration of 4.5 years
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program prepares students career in automation with subjects from chemical, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering.
  • The program also integrates core business and management skills and is an Accredited Business Degree (ACBSP).
  • The program is made up of technical courses that are specialized according to the student's chosen stream.
  • In addition, courses in business, management, and communications complement student's studies. Finally, 12 months of the co-op are integrated into student's studies. 
  • Courses in the BTech programs occur during daytime and evening hours. It is not possible to complete the program while working full time.
  • In 4.5 years, students graduate with a degree from McMaster University, an advanced diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology – Process Automation and Certificate in Business from Mohawk College, and 12 months of co-op work experience. 
  • Students can do further studies in 
    • MEng Design, School of Engineering Practice and Technology, McMaster University
    • MEng Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University
    • MEng Manufacturing, McMaster University 
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 45,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4.5 years
Fees$ 120,204 for 4.5 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/sept/programs/degree-options/btech/automation-engineering-technology

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the required 6 grade 12 U/M courses including:
    • English (ENG4U)
    • Calculus (MCV4U)
    • Chemistry (SCH4U)
    • Physics (SPH4U)
  • 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
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$29398$29398$29398$29398
Health insurance$174$174$174$174
Others$479$479$479$479
Total$30051$30051$30051$30051

Living Costs

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

Ranking

Round University Ranking 2020

Ranked #202/ 750

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 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

Some sample careers opportunities are:

  • Junior Controls and Systems Engineer, Polycon
  • Manufacturing Engineer, General Motors
  • Process Engineer, US Steel Canada



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