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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
 co op & on campus

$ 29,650 

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta Bachelor’s in Computer Science program is of 4 years.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • Computer Engineering program provides students with a broad background in the theory and application of hardware and software technologies.
  • Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, participate in research, and contribute to team projects both inside and out of the classroom.
  • This course can be taken as a Co-op (co-operative education) program which provides students internship opportunity.
  • Students can select one of the specializations from Software Option (Co-op) or a Nanoscale System Design Option.
  • The University of Alberta is one of the Top 5 universities in Canada with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities and award-winning professors.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Computer Programmer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Computer Systems Analyst, Web Developer, and Computer Network Architect.
  • The average salary after this degree is 46,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 122,600 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Url
Average Salary (USD)$46000

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students will need these five required senior-level subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, Math Calculus to go from high school to Engineering at Alberta.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 or it's equivalent in the last two years of study.
  • To apply for this course applicants should have a high school degree and they should complete a pre-professional degree of 1 year.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Students must meet the minimum requirements in English and maths subjects up to 60%, after receiving an admission offer.
  • Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
  • Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, they present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams.

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.

Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original official transcripts.

Reference letters: Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 

Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.

ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.

Application Deadline

Mar 01

Scores Required

90 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$29650$29650$29650$29650
Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
Health and wellness$100$100$100$100
Total fees$30650$30650$30650$30650

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,000
Food$ 2,025


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Ranked #51/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study


  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible careers after this course are

  • Computer Programmer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Web Developer
  • Computer Network Architect

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