Bachelor of Engineering in Canada

Bachelor of Engineering in Canada

bog
Ramala BhandariWed Sep 08 2021

Bachelor of Engineering in Canada offers a number of disciplines to engineering aspirants such as Mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, materials engineering, mining engineering, bioresource engineering, computer engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical engineering, Nuclear engineering etc. 

The Bachelor of Engineering is available in several forms in Canada such as Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Engineering. 

This degree is generally 4 to 5 years long and costs from CAD 10,000 to CAD 60,000 for international students. Bachelor of Engineering has promising career prospects for international students. Additionally, students will also get part-time job opportunities while studying Engineering

Why study Bachelor of Engineering in Canada?

  • Since there are a number of BE specializations present in Canada, it's easier for students to find subjects of interest for international students. 

  • 11 universities in Canada fall under the top 200 engineering programs in the world. 

  • Bachelor of Engineering is comparatively more affordable in Canada compared to other countries such as the USA, Australia and New Zealand.

  • The engineering course comes with an ample practical curriculum, foundations of topics and internship opportunities so that students know what they are studying and why. 

  • Even as a beginner, engineers can earn from CAD 50,000 to 70,000 in Canada in entry-level jobs.

Application Process for Bachelor of Engineering in Canada

  • After finalizing your course of interest in engineering branches, research on universities offering the bachelor of engineering program that intrigues you based on factors like tuition fees, location, Co-op/ internship program, entry requirements etc. 

  • Check and ensure that you meet the entry requirements like GPA/grades and English language requirements.

  • Pen down an SOP mentioning your expertise, course of interest and why you chose that course, university and country. 

  • If you want to, take SATs- This could better your chances at scholarships. 

  • Fill the application form online and upload all the asked documents from official academic documents, passport, English language test results, SOP, LORs etc. 

  • Wait for a couple of months to hear from the university about the application status. 

  • Accept Letter of Acceptance (LOA)/ Offer letter from the university and pay the tuition fees. 

  • Collect documents for VISA: This includes VISA Documents like proof of funds, tuition fees receipt etc and applies for VISA. 

Best Bachelor of Engineering Universities in Canada for International Students

According to US News, these are the top universities in Canada for Bachelor of Engineering.

National Rank

Global Rank

University

Location

1

54


University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada

2

57


University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

3

63

University of  British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada

4

73

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Canada

5

93

McGill University

Montreal, Canada

6

172

University of Montreal

Montreal, Canada

7

180

Concordia University

Montreal, Canada

8

222

University of Calgary

Calgary, Canada

9

231

University of Ontario Institute Technology

Oshawa, Canada

10

273

University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada

11

298

McMaster University

Hamilton, Canada

12

308

University of Victoria

Victoria, Canada


Bachelor of Engineering Courses in Canada

University 

BE Program

Location

ELP Requirement

University of Toronto

Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering

Toronto, Canada

TOEFL: 100

IELTS: 7

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering

BSc Hons in Biomedical Toxicology

BSc Hons in Data Science

BSc Hons in Information Security

Bachelor of Applied Science in Mineral Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Materials Engineering

Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science

University of British Columbia

Computer Science (BSc)

Vancouver, Canada

TOEFL: 100

IELTS: 7

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Software Engineering )

Bachelor of Applied Science in: 

  1. Computer Engineering 

  2. Electrical Engineering

  3. Biomedical Engineering

  4. Civil Engineering

  5. Mechanical Engineering

  6. Chemical and Biological Engineering

  7. Environmental Engineering

  8. Engineering Physics

  9. Mining Engineering

  10. Materials Engineering

  11. Geological Engineering

  12. Integrated Engineering

  13. Chemical Engineering

  14. Manufacturing Engineering

  15. Environmental Engineering

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Computer Science

St. John’s Canada

TOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

  1. Computer Science/Statistics, BSc honours

  2. Computer Science/Physics, BSc honours

  3. Computer Science/Pure mathematics, BSc honours

  4. Marine Environmental Technology, Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology

  5. Computer Science/Geography, BSc honours

Bachelor of Engineering in: 

  1.  Computer Engineering

  2. Mechanical Engineering

  3. Civil Engineering

  4. Electrical Engineering

  5. Ocean & Naval Architectural Engineering

  6. Process Engineering

Entry Requirements to study Bachelor of Engineering in Canada

International students need to meet these cut-off scores or eligibility criteria if they wish to get admission in Engineering Schools in Canada at the Undergraduate level. 

  • Most Canadian universities have cut-off Academic requirements of a minimum of 70%/ B+/  3.0 GPA in the intermediate level in the Science stream (Maths major).

  • A minimum of 6.5 in IELTS with no band less than 6.0 and 82 in TOEFL. Some universities like the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia ask for 100 in TOEFL and 7.0 in IELTS. 

  • SOP

  • Letter of Recommendations if asked. 

Bachelor of Engineering fees in Canada

Since there are a number of engineering programs of different kinds (Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering and so on), there’s no single answer for the cost of studying a bachelor of engineering in Canada even for a single university. 

The cost is between CAD 8,000 to 60,000 for international students and CAD 2,000 to 20,000 for domestic students.

University

Annual Tuition fees per year CAD

Memorial University of Newfoundland

4000- 20,000

University of Saskatchewan

6000- 24,000

Concordia University

15000- 30,000

University of Alberta

8,000- 28,000

Lakehead University

20,000-42,000

University of Guelph

22,000- 50,000

University of Toronto

36,000- 60,000

Carleton University

18,000- 54,000

University of British Columbia

8,000- 34,000

Scholarships available for BE in Canada

University

Scholarship name

Scholarship worth and other information

University of Saskatchewan

Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships

Criteria: These scholarships recognize your academic achievements and are awarded based on your admission average

Value: CAD 500 to CAD 3000.

George and Marsha Ivany President’s First & Best Scholarships

Value: $40,000 ($10,000/year over four years)

Chancellors’ Scholarships

Value: $30,000 ($7,500/year over four years)

Edwards Undergraduate Scholarships

College of Agriculture and Bioresources Renewable Entrance Scholarships 

University of Saskatchewan International Excellence Awards

Value: $10,000
International students will be considered automatically for these awards, which are based on academic achievement, upon admission.

University of Alberta

International Admission Scholarship

Top students could receive up to

$5,000 CAD, depending on admission

average.


President's International Distinction

Scholarship

Value: up to $120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years) for Students with a superior admission

average and demonstrated leadership

qualities 

Gold Standard Scholarship

The top 5% of students in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on the admission average.

University of British Columbia

Outstanding International Student Award

You will be considered for this scholarship shortly after you receive an offer of admission to UBC. 

Scholarship decisions are made between mid-March to the end of April each year


International Major Entrance Scholarship

You will be considered for this scholarship shortly after you receive an offer of admission to UBC. 

Scholarship decisions are made between mid-March to the end of April each year

UBC Bursary Program

Bursaries for students with unmet financial needs.

Walter SHUKIN Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship of 8,800 for applicants for Civil ENgineering

Scope of Engineering in Canada

After international students are done with BE in Canada, they can get an entry-level engineering job position with a decent salary in Canada. 

The table below demonstrates some Bachelor of Engineering jobs and salaries in Canada for international students. 

Engineering Job Profile

Salary Range for engineering graduates after BE

The average salary in CAD

Mechanical Engineer

CAD 49,000- 85,000

64,523

Software Engineer

CAD 55,000- 95,000

73,368

Electrical Engineer

CAD 52,000- 91,000

68,601

Process Engineer

53,000- 83,000

65,876

Computer Engineer

54,000-91,000

70,572

Civil Engineer

53,000-99,000

69,891

Structural Engineer

52,000- 88,000

66,441

Project Coordinator

43,000-72,000

55,507

Environmental Engineer

48.000-81,000

60,411

Manufacturing Engineer

51,000- 81,000

64,655

Design Engineer

48,000- 84,000

63,241

Average Engineering jobs salary in Canada

Related Posts :

blog

Master of Information Technology (IT) in Canada

Master of IT in Canada. Best Universities with affordable fees for MIT in Canada for international students.
Jyoti L.Wed Jul 14 2021
blog

Bachelor of nursing in Canada

Is Bachelor of Nursing or BSc Nursing in Canada worth it for international students? Tuition fees, Universities and Requirement to study Nursing in Canada
Karuna KarkiThu Jul 15 2021