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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Master of Applied Science [M.ASc] (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

$ 6,714 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering is a 2-year program at the University of British Columbia(UBC).
  • This program consists of both coursework and thesis.
  • This program is for those students who are interested in pursuing advanced studies and research in Biomedical Technologies, Communications Systems, Computer, and Software Systems, Energy Systems, or Micro and Nano Technologies. 
  •  Facilities are provided for research in: 
    • Communications and signal processing

    • Computers and computer applications

    • Digital system design

    • VLSI design and software engineering

    • Power systems and power electronics

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest graduate programs at The University of British Columbia with over 75 faculty members and 400 students. 
  • The faculty members also collaborate with colleagues in the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science as well as with industry leaders
  • These collaborations allow the students to work beside world-leaders in their area of interest. 
  • The number of students enrolled in this program is 102 to 109.
  • The Student to Faculty Ratio is 18:1 which resolves the interaction Problem.
  • This program prepares students for employment directly after completing the degree or to pursue further studies in a Ph.D program.
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 14,844 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://www.grad.ubc.ca/prospective-students/graduate-degree-programs/master-of-applied-science-e...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

 Academic eligibility:

  • Students must have a four year Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field with a final standing of First Class with Distinction or a master's degree. 
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

Indian student requirements:

  • A four-year bachelor's degree or a master's degree.
  • The bachelor’s degree with 65% marks or 8 on a 10-point scale.
  • Students required a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Forestry, or Medicine.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$6714$6714
Others fees$708$708
Total fees$7422$7422

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #25/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UBC Graduate Support Initiative (GSI) Awards Variable Yes N/A
UBC Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • 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.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

  • After this program students have career opportunities in:

    • Google

    • Microsoft

    • Facebook

    • Intel

    • Samsung

    • D-wave



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