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    UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USask], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1907established year
    22400enrollment
    7.7/10

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

    4 years
    120 Credits
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    $ 16,517 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • The University of Saskatchewan offers BSc in Computer Engineering with a duration of 4 years (8 semesters).
    • This course is offered on a full-time basis and part-time studies are not available for this program.
    • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
    • This program provides training in the software/hardware co-design of digital systems with an emphasis on embedded systems. 
    • The computer engineering program is an amalgamation of electronic engineering and computer sciences. Through this program, students can design and develop computer systems and other technological devices.
    • The program is in collaboration with  Electrical Engineering Program to cover general and in-depth topics of it.
    • Student can take the following featured classes while pursuing this program:
      • Discrete-Time Signals and Systems
      • Microprocessor-Based Embedded Systems
      • Verification of Digital Systems
    • Students will complete several design projects throughout the degree, but perhaps the most exciting is the fourth-year Capstone Design Project.
    • The Capstone Design Project allows students to apply top-down design principles to a year-long project, starting with a basic description of the product or system and culminating in a presentation of the final working design.
    • While completes this Bachelor degree, a student can also enhance the experience with the following options:
      • Certificate in Professional Communication
      • Certificate in Technological Innovation
      • Engineering Professional Internship Program
    • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
    • The average salary goes up to 54,000 USD after completing this program.
    • At the University of Saskatchewan, there are more than 25000 students that have come from over 130 countries.
    • This university offers more than 130 programs, it has 13 colleges, 6 affiliated colleges, and three graduate schools under it.
    • They offer multiple scholarships, around $13 million are provided for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
    • It ranked at #401 by the survey reports of Times World University Ranking, 2020 in the world, and 16-18 in Canada.
    • The university comprises of 3 campuses spread in the area of 2,425 acres across the regions of Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Total Credits120
    Fees$ 73408 for 4 yearsor 120 Credits Program
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - July 1)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL
    Program URLhttps://admissions.usask.ca/computer-engineering.php#About

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Required grade 12 classes and a minimum grade of 70% is required in each of these courses:
      • Chemistry 30
      • Physics 30
      • Pre-Calculus 30
    • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
    • Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled. 
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event Date
    fall Jul 1, 2021

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    86 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$16517$16517$16517$16517
    Books$1125$1125$1125$1125
    Other$710$710$710$710
    Total Fees$18352$18352$18352$18352

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room$ 6624
    Food$ 480

    Ranking

    Academy Ranking of World Universities

    Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

    Ranked #301 / 500

    Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Axol Science Scholarship$ 2000YesJul 1, 2020
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$ 4000YesN/A
    Adobe Women in Technology ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$ 1000YesDec 21, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
    • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
    • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students
    • An International student with a valid student visa is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.

    Career and Placement after Course

    As a computer engineering graduate, the student will have many possible job opportunities. Some of those job opportunities could include:

    • Creating high-tech products like iPhones, digital TVs, and security scanners
    • Developing satellite-based communication systems, wireless networks, and devices that comprise the Internet
    • Designing robotic equipment for everything from medicine to mining
    • Working for industry-leading companies like Apple, Electronic Arts, RIM and Google
    • Designing and building international products for companies like Cisco networks while living in Saskatchewan


    Reviews

    RK
    7.3 /10

    It was an easy way to experience life abroad and learn practically rather than theoretical.

    Course Curriculum

    9/10

    The courses are good and interesting. The syllabus is not too much that it becomes a burden which is great.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement

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