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

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemical Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

$ 5,459 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • MSc in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alberta allows students to complete this course in 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering offers Master of Science degrees in:
    • MSc in Chemical Engineering
    • ​MSc in Materials Engineering
    • MSc in Process Control
  • The Master of Science minimum course requirement is four courses plus the ethics course.
  • Students can apply for scholarships, fellowships, awards, and grants both internally and externally. 
  • The graduate programs are taught by leading chemical and materials researchers from around the world.
  • The professors are award-winning, passionate instructors, and approachable mentors.
  • The faculty had the honor of being awarded numerous prestigious awards, including five NSERC Industrial Research Chairs, Nanofibre Research Chair in Forest Products, etc.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 5:1, ensuring the graduate students get individual focus from the professors.
  • University provides leading-edge facilities for classroom studies and laboratory research.
  • The latest communication technology enhances the in-class learning experience, while outstanding lab facilities and technicians offer opportunities to put student's studies into practice.
  • 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 areas of research.
  • Job opportunities after MSc Chemical Engineering are Chemists and Materials Scientist, Environmental Scientists and Specialists, etc and the average salary goes up to 59,029 USD.

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
Program Urlhttps://www.ualberta.ca/chemical-materials-engineering/graduate-studies/degrees-and-programs/msc

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an engineering field from a recognized institution.
  • A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the most recent two-years of full-time study (or equivalent) is required.
  • Students must 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:

  • 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.

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
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
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
UAlberta Master's Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes 07 Apr, 2020
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship (AGES) $8,312 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
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
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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 are:

  • Chemists and Materials Scientist
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • Natural Sciences Managers
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Engineer



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