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Engineering Programs for International Students

Canada has emerged as a world leader in many engineering fields. As more businesses and organizations seek to innovate and modernize, the demand for job-ready engineering graduates will increase.

Now is the best time to apply to an engineering program at BCIT, where students develop real-life skills through assignments, projects and co-ops, making them in high demand by industries across Canada.

A BCIT credential is more than just book-learning. Our undergraduate programs combine theory with practice. You get the best of both worlds, with a recognized academic qualification and practical workplace training. Remarkably, 98% of our degree graduates are employed.

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Attend an Info Session online. You will learn more about these engineering programs, including entrance requirements, tuition and job opportunities.

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Full-time Engineering Programs

Chemical & Environmental Engineering Technology

In this rewarding two-year Chemical & Environmental Engineering Technology diploma program, students learn the latest chemical analysis techniques along with environmental science, process engineering and materials technology from experts in the field. With a 93% employment rate, there are many job opportunities for graduates at pharmaceutical companies, engineering firms, research labs and more.

Geomatics Engineering Technology

This two-year program leads to a nationally recognized Diploma in Geomatics Engineering Technology. The program is accredited by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC). Students acquire a solid background in applied math, physics, cartography, photogrammetry, plane surveying, geodetic surveying and computer applications.

Watch the video and learn more about how geomatics engineers are saving the Antarctic.

Civil Engineering

BCIT’s four-year Civil Engineering Bachelor Degree continues to be among the best in Canada, winning 1st Place in the President’s Choice Awards in 2018-19. This program’s graduates enjoy:

  • 100% employment rate
  • CA$72,000 gross median annual salary

Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology

The mining industry is one of the largest users of high-technology. An optional work experience certificate course is available to students in the first year, which assists students in securing paid summer employment in the mining and minerals industry. Begin studying towards your Diploma in Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology, and after your 1st year, either apply to the Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering Degree or continue for another year to receive the diploma.

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering  provides exciting and challenging work opportunities in the rapidly evolving economy. Following the completion of a common first year, students select one of three areas of specialization: Mechanical Design, Mechanical Manufacturing, or Mechanical Systems. Diploma graduates are eligible to complete a Bachelor of Engineering Degree program.

  • 93% of degree graduates find employment within 3 months of graduation

Attend an Info Session specifically designed for international students in your own time zone. You will learn more about these engineering programs, including entrance requirements, tuition and job opportunities.

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