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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USASK], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1907Established Year
  22400Enrollment

Post-Graduate Diploma (Electrical Engineering)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Offered by     College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan

$ 8,159 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Saskatchewan offers a Post-Graduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering with a duration of the 1-year program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
  • In this course, the department has well-equipped research and teaching laboratories and allows either experimental or theoretical research projects.
  • Students may be involved in a specialized research-oriented activity, collaboration with industry, or research centers in Canada.
  • Through this course, students will research in some major research areas are:
    • Communications
    • Digital systems
    • Electronic materials
    • Power systems
  • 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 Offered Diploma
Duration1 year
Fees$ 8,683 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 30)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan
Program Urlhttps://grad.usask.ca/programs/electrical-computer-engineering.php#Program

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have a cumulative weighted average of at least a 65% in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units).
  • A four-year honors degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study.
  • 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

Fall
Mar 30

Winter
Oct 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$8159
Others$524
Total fees$8683

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room$ 6,624
Food$ 480

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #301/ 801

Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 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.

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