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Electrical Engineering: Bachelor of Engineering


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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Program Start Date
    First year intake: September & January; Second year intake: Sept only
  • Campuses
    Burnaby

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    City of Burnaby
  • Length
    Four years, full-time
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $31,000 total program (8 levels). See Full-Time Studies tuition fees website for more information
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Approx fees: Year 1 - $2060, Year 2 - $1700, Year 3 - $1750, Year 4 - $1450
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Off-site

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out BCIT's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

This program is open to applications:

    • October 1st* to May 1st* for the Fall (September) intake

*or next business day

First year has two intakes each year, in September and January.

The second year has one intake each year, in September.

Application Fee: $90 Domestic / $154 Intl

1) Program Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements

Competitive entry: Two-step process

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Academic grades above the minimum (secondary or post-secondary)
  • Requirements completed within the last five years

Applicants with preferred entrance requirements are to submit transcripts and supporting documentation with their online application.

Step 1: Meet the following entrance requirements

    • English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following:
  • Post-Secondary: one of the following from BCIT*:
    • Completion of all ECET first year diploma courses with a minimum average of 75% or
    • ECET diploma (any option) with a minimum average of 70% or
    • Mechatronics and Robotics diploma with a minimum average of 70% or
    • Biomedical Engineering diploma with a minimum average of 70% and completion of one additional Physics course

     

  • *If you have an equivalent level of education from another institution, please apply as a Direct Entry applicant.

Step 2: Department assessment

All applications will be reviewed by the program area at the application deadline. Admission is competitive and will be offered to the most qualified applicants.

 


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy BCIT's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Review the full English Language Requirements policy here.

There are two ways to meet the English requirement:

1. Complete both of the following:

OR

2. Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening:

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English Language Proficiency requirement for studies at BCIT is detailed here.

Applicants to BCIT are also required to have completed two years of full-time study in a high school or post-secondary program in English in an English-speaking country.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For details on BC/Yukon High School credit equivalencies click here

Review BCIT Entrance Requirements and Application priority .

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

Learn about Canadian high school course equivalencies here.  

For more information about admission, please review BCIT Entrance requirements and Application priority 

BC Transfer Student

For details on how to transfer credits from BC post-secondary institutions to BCIT visit this website.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on admission with Advanced Placement into BCIT programs, click here .

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you may still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience. To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program. Please contact BCIT Admissions to discuss your situation further. 

Note: there are several Upgrading options through BCIT.

For other information, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admissions website.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Note: some BCIT programs with a post-secondary entrance requirement will necessitate a comprehensive ICES evaluation for applicants who completed their post-secondary studies outside of Canada, the United States or the United Kingdom. Please review your program’s entrance requirements and contact BCIT Admissions if you have further questions. 

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

Learn about other BCIT Upgrading options here.

 

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.

BCIT’s application website provide a step-by-step process to help you identify the program that is right for you, find the entrance requirements to your program of choice, prepare your application, submit your application in a timely manner, and track your application status online.