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

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

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

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

$ 29,625 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering at the University of Alberta allows students to complete this course in 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Electrical Engineering program at the University of Alberta prepares students for this rapidly evolving field by giving them a sound foundation of knowledge which they will continue to build on throughout their degree.
  • Students will gain hands-on experience working on electrical devices and systems that transmit, distribute, store, control, and use electromagnetic energy or electrically coded information.
  • In the Engineering field, students get two types of degree to choose:
    • BSc in Electrical Engineering
    • BSc in Nanoengineering
  • This degree 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 their degree.
  • Co-op programs are a great way to challenge themself, gain relevant work experience, and make connections to the industry before students graduate.
  • 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.
  • Throughout the degree, 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.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this program is 21:1.
  • Students get the opportunities to apply for scholarships, fellowships, awards, and grants both internally and externally.
  • The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 universities in Canada with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community.
  • 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 highly specialized facilities and areas of research.
  • Job opportunities after BSc in Civil Engineering are Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer, etc and the average salary goes up to 46,000 USD.

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/en151

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete the English (Literature and Composition), Calculus, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics subjects courses to get admission in this program.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • 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

QS World University 2020

Ranked #101/ 500

Electrical and Electronics Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
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
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
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
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
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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 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 career opportunities for the students are:

  • Computer Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer



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