Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Science and Technology
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Description: The BET Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls at CBU focuses on electrical engineering, analog and digital design, microelectronics and wireless systems. Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls courses combine theoretical principles with hands-on experience and technical expertise related to electronics, instrumentation and microprocessor control. Aspects unique to electrical technology are emphasized, including topics like analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation, control and microelectronics.

This degree program combines theoretical principles with hands-on experience and technical expertise related to electronics, instrumentation, and microprocessor control. Aspects unique to electrical technology, analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation, control and microelectronics are emphasized. The program is available in three distinct formats: the BET Degree in Electronics & Controls: (90 credits; 3 Years); the BET Degree in Electronics & Controls with the *Diploma: (102 credits; 3 Years); and the BET (Advanced Electronics) Degree with *Diploma: (120 credits; 4 Years).

URL: Electronics and Controls (BET) at Cape Breton University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

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

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%. Applicants with appropriately accredited community college diplomas, a university science degree in electrical disciplines or in closely related programs may be considered for admission. As well, CBU has articulation agreements with many colleges across Canada which provides for immediate advanced standing in the BET (E&C) programs for graduates of eligible technology diplomas from these institutions. Admission considerations and transfer credit assessments are available on an individual basis in consultation with the CBU Registrar’s Office. Feel free to inquire about the possibilities for advancing your career.

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.