Program Information

School: Algoma University
Faculty: Engineering
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
Engineering, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Description: Algoma University’s first year is a pathway to Laurentian University’s Bachelor of Engineering program. The Engineering Pathway provides qualifying students access to a first year of study at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, followed by a seamless transition to the second year of Engineering at Laurentian University in Sudbury in either Mechanical, Chemical, or Mining Engineering. Students in the first year at Algoma University will study in areas such as Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics in courses that prepare them to enter the exciting world of Engineering. In year two, they will transfer directly to their second year of study in the Bharti School of Engineering at Laurentian University. Students choose their area of focus from three degrees: Chemical, Mechanical, or Mining.

Each program has a co-op option available to eligible students. Work term opportunities are available in numerous locations throughout Ontario and beyond. For students wishing to return to Sault Ste. Marie for work terms, co-op options in Sault Ste. Marie are available to a select number of students each year. Laurentian University has the highest post-graduation employment rate in Ontario at 95 per cent, ensuring graduates are well-positioned for a successful transition to the workforce in a high demand field. The Bachelor of Engineering programs are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

URL: Engineering (First Year) at Algoma University
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,057

Cost is based on 30 credits including tuition and required fees.

Scholarships: 1
Careers: Civil Engineers,Mechanical Engineers,Chemical Engineers See More…

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 75
Prerequisites:*

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

  • 4 of Grade12 Advanced Functions or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 English
  • 2 of Grade12 Science or Grade12 Mathematics

Applicants to the Algoma University pathway to Chemical or Mining Engineering require the successful completion of at least six grade 12 4U/M courses with a minimum overall average of 70 % (Mechanical Engineering requires 75%) and must qualify to obtain their OSSD. Specific grade 12 courses are as follows: Grade 12 4U English Grade 12 4U Advanced Functions Grade 12 4U Physics Grade 12 4U Chemistry One additional Grade 12 4U Science or Mathematics One Grade 12 4U/M courses

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90]