Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study: Engineering, General
Description: Engineering is all around us. Driving across a bridge, Making a telephone call, drilling for oil or flying in a plane is all the result of the work of engineers. Engineering offers many exciting opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines world-wide. Engineers shape the future with new designs and technologies and prove every day that anything is possible.

CBU, like most universities in Nova Scotia, is an Associate University within the Dalhousie University Engineering System. As such we deliver the first two years of the 4 year BEng program. Completion of this program at CBU leads to the final portion of the BEng Program at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. Disciplines Available are: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mineral Resources Engineering.

URL: Bachelor of Engineering – Transfer Program (BEng) at Cape Breton University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

This cost estimate is based on students taking five full-year undergraduate-level courses.

Careers: Civil Engineers,Mechanical Engineers,Chemical Engineers See More…

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 

Applicants are required to have English 12 (academic or advanced); 1 Math 12 (academic or advanced) course (Pre-Calculus 12 recommended); 2 Grade 12 Science (academic or advanced) courses (Physics recommended); and 1 additional Grade 12 academic or advanced level course, with a minimum overall average of 65%.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Cape Breton University has strong relationships with several english language partners including, International Centre EAP, English School of Canada (ESC), EC English Language School and ILAC. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU’s English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed. If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.