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Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Why get a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree?

Engineering – qualifying first year

If you are applying directly from high school, you must enter into a qualifying first year of Engineering. This first-year curriculum is designed to give you a solid foundation and introduce you to the vast opportunities available. You'll not only increase your academic capacity, you'll also discover how you can shape your future career.

After you complete your first year, you’ll be able to enter into one of the following degree programs and also pursue a sub-specialization:

First-year option: study in French
Êtes-vous un génie? Le Campus Saint-Jean, en collaboration avec la Faculty of Engineering de l'Université de l'Alberta, offre la possibilité aux étudiants de faire leur première année du Baccalauréat en génie (BSc Eng) en français. 

Why study Engineering at the University of Alberta?

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 highly specialized facilities and areas of research.

Throughout your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, participate in research, and contribute to team projects both inside and out of the classroom.

We are centrally located within the heart of western Canada's energy and resources industries, with strong connections to industry and unmatched work placement opportunities.

Possible Careers

  • Biomechanical Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Physicist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mining Engineer
  • Nanoengineer
  • Petroleum Engineer

Ben is a recipient of the Schulich Leaders Scholarship for Engineering, one of the top university entrance scholarships in Canada, and is now studying Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical Option).

Admissions Requirements for 2019 - 2020

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Required Courses

  • One of the following courses
    • English Language Arts 30-1
  • One of the following courses
    • Mathematics 31
  • One of the following courses
    • Chemistry 30
  • One of the following courses
    • Mathematics 30-1
  • One of the following courses
    • Physics 30

Admission Average

Admission is competitive and subject to availability of space.

Canadian students, see Competitive Averages by faculty.
International students, see Competitive Averages and Conversions.

 
 
 
  • English Language Proficiency (ELP)  

    Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

  • Aboriginal Applicants  

    At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Aboriginal Students in their work towards a degree. Aboriginal students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Aboriginal Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2019

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

Notes

  • Students entering first-year engineering have the opportunity to take the majority of their first year courses in French at Campus Saint Jean.
  • Non-Matriculated applicants please note that if an English 30-1 (or equivalent) grade is on your transcript, it will be used in the calculation or your admission average.

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

 

The Office of the Registrar administers over $28 million each year in scholarships, awards, and financial support for undergraduate students, as well as financial and loan advising. Additional scholarships are also available for specific faculties and programs.

Why UAlberta?

The University of Alberta is one of the Top 5 universities in Canada and Top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community, and opportunities for undergraduates you won’t find anywhere else. Come learn, try, solve, create, challenge, master, transform, and change the world.

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