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

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Mechanical 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 Mechanical Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The program provides training to students wishing to expand and advance their knowledge of core and specialized concepts in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Management.
  • The department of Mechanical Engineering offers 3 graduate programs:
    • MEng in Mechanical Engineering (course-based).
    • MSc in Mechanical Engineering (thesis-based)
    • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (thesis research-based). 
  • The curriculum is comprehensive and span, and a variety of disciplinary strengths which gives rise to opportunities for transdisciplinary research. 
  • Course-based programs in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management require the student to do more course work than the thesis (research) based programs. 
  • The university provides a vibrant and supportive learning environment and also provides the flexibility to complete the program in a maximum of 6 years.
  • The major component of Mechanical engineering program are:
    • Solid Mechanics and Dynamics
    • Fluid Mechanics
    • Thermodynamics
    • Mechanical Design
    • Engineering Management
  • Students have to successfully complete their course work in the first 8 months of their program.
  • The key strengths of the programs include robust levels of research output, excellent training opportunities, including professional development training, and high-quality employment outcomes post-graduation.
  • Students can apply for scholarships, fellowships, awards, and grants both internally and externally.
  • The department is the home to 20 faculties, world-class research in which many of the researchers are internationally renowned experts and the student-faculty ratio of this program is 20:1.
  • The University of Alberta is a public research university that discovers, disseminates, and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning, research and creative activity, community involvement, and partnerships.
  • The department ranks 2nd according to the National Taiwanese University (NTU) World Ranking 2019. 
  • Job opportunities after MEng Mechanical Engineering are Aerospace Engineer, Automotive Engineer, etc and the average salary goes up to 66,225 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 12,670 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, University of Alberta
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/mechanical-engineering/graduate-studies
Average Salary (USD)$66225

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  • Students have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B Grade) on the University of Alberta's 4-point scale.
  • English skills are required to be eligible for this program.

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 60% marks in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Students must have a GPA of 3.0 (B Grade) out of 4.0 in the recent 2-year of full-time study.

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.
  • 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.
  • Research Proposal: 2-5 page description of the proposed research project, outlining the relevant legal issues, preliminary arguments, and the proposed research methodology.
  • 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
Jan 15

Winter
Jul 15


Scores Required

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

59 / 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

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #101/ 400

Mechanical 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
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
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
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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

Job opportunities for MEng Mechanical Engineering students are:

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • CAD Technician
  • Contracting Civil Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer



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