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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

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

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 29,625 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta offers a BSc in Computer Engineering Software for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the rapidly evolving field of software engineering and development.
  • Students will build on their foundational knowledge in computing by studying areas such as discrete and continuous mathematics, physical science, logic, and engineering design principles through to application and development of software systems of all sizes.
  • This degree program can be taken as a co-op (co-operative education) program.
  • Through the co-op program, students will have the opportunity to complete paid, supervised work terms throughout the degree program.
  • Throughout the degree, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, participate in research, and contribute to team projects both inside and out of the classroom.
  • Most co-op programs include five work terms lasting four months each, in addition to the usual eight terms (four years) of full-time study. Therefore, co-op programs require five years to complete.
  • Every year, students in the Faculty of Engineering have access to more than $1.5 million in scholarships.
  • The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Alberta is home to approximately 200 faculty members, 150 professional and support staff, and 120 research professional and operational staff.
  • The Faculty of Engineering is widely recognized as one of the top engineering schools in Canada, with globally renowned professors, state-of-the-art labs and teaching spaces, and highly specialized facilities and areas of research.
  • Job opportunities after BSc in Computer Engineering Software are Computer Engineer, Software Engineer, etc.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 122,464 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://apps.admissions.ualberta.ca/programs/en/en241/cescp1

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • This program does not allow admission directly from high school. If students are applying directly from high school, they must enter into a qualifying first year of Engineering.
  • Students have to complete a preprofessional Study of 1 year.
  • Students should hold an English Language Proficiency test score.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

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. 
  • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
  • 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

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$29625$29625$29625$29625
Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
Health and wellness$91$91$91$91
Total fees$30616$30616$30616$30616

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
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
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • 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 must have a work-study visa to work in Canada and 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 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 off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Computer Engineer
  • Software Engineer



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