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

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Chemical and Materials Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta

$ 5,459 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta offers MEng in Chemical and Materials Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is a course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program is intended for the working professional and internationally trained professionals
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers 4 graduate programs:
    • MEng in Chemical and Materials Engineering (course-based).
    • MSc in Chemical and Materials Engineering (thesis-based).
    • PhD in Chemical and Materials Engineering (thesis research-based). 
    • MBA/MEng in Chemical and Materials Engineering (joint program).
  • In this program, students use state-of-the-art technology and university different facilities.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 5:1, ensuring the graduate students get individual focus from the professors. 
  • The University provides leading-edge facilities for classroom studies and laboratory research.
  • With a global reputation for scholarship, research with social purpose, and diversity, the university offers unlimited opportunities for advanced education and research
  • The University of Alberta ranked as one of the top universities in the world, and one of the top 5 in Canada.
  • Faculty of Engineering is developing multidisciplinary programs to create entrepreneurial engineering leaders.
  • Placements/Job opportunities after MEng Chemical and Materials Engineering are CAD technician, Design engineer, Materials engineer, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 65,280 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 12,670 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/chemical-materials-engineering/graduate-studies

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related field from a recognized institution.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in computer engineering, engineering science, chemical or materials engineering or any engineering field.
  • Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B Grade) out of 4.0 in the last two years of study.
  • Students with English as an additional language must submit English language test results.
  • Only students who have completed a degree from Canada, USA, UK, Australia, or New Zealand are exempt from the English language requirement.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first-class (60% marks) in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.0/4.0 (B Grade) in the recent 2-years of full-time study.

Submission of GRE scores is optional for this program, however, if students have taken the GRE exam then it is recommended to submit the GRE scores (minimum 300) for a better chance of admission.

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 Transcript: Submit copies of an official transcript from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Official Degree Certificate: It provides proof of degree completion and must be an original copy issued by the institution with an official stamp or seal.
  • 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.
  • Personal Statement: This is a short statement (approximately one page) that details why the applicant is pursuing graduate studies with this department, their research interests, and why they would be a suitable candidate.
  • 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
Apr 01

Winter
Oct 01


Scores Required

92 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

62 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$5459$5459
Health and wellness$420$420
Other fees$456$456
Total fees$6335$6335

Living Costs

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

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #126/ 801

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UAlberta Master's Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes 07 Apr, 2020
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) $8,312 Yes N/A
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
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
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 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

The career opportunities are:

  • CAD technician
  • Design engineer
  • Materials engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Product/process development scientist
  • Research scientist (physical sciences)
  • Technical sales engineer



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