University Studies: Engineering


Please Note: University transfer engineering is a competitive entry program.  Meeting minimum published admission averages does not guarantee admission to the program. Applying as early as possible and maintaining high averages in the required high school courses will make you a more competitive applicant. 

Prospective students are required to submit an application and all available documentation prior to May 1. All applicants will receive communication on their application status by June 1.


High School
(Alberta High School Courses or equivalents with a minimum 60% average in the required courses)

  • ELA 30-1
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 31
  • Physics 30

Mature Student (21 years of age)
The following are minimum admission requirements. Please see an advisor for additional course-specific pre-requisites.

  • ELA 30-1
  • Chemistry 30
  • Math 30-1
  • Math 31
  • Physics 30
Please see the program calendar or consult with an academic advisor for an up to date set of courses related to Engineering.

Careers in engineering vary and can include planning, design, construction and management.

  • Civil engineers: Design bridges, roads, airports, pipelines, dams, ships, buildings, transportation systems, and urban systems
  • Mechanical engineers: Involved in energy production and use, combustion processes, vehicle design, and propulsion systems design.
  • Chemical engineers: Deal with chemical processes, design and analyze systems involving organic materials, nuclear fuels, and food processing
  • Electrical engineers: Work with communication, navigation, controls, electronics, power, and instrumentation systems.
  • Computer engineers: Design computer systems and applications

What is your education going to cost?

Our TUITION and FEES page provides a total cost estimate for your program including books and supplies and related expenses.

Looking for ways to help fund your education?

There are lots of options like student loans, scholarships, bursaries and emergency funding available.
Check out our FINANCIAL AID page for more information.

Many programs offered at Medicine Hat College qualify for transfer credits to other institutions. In some cases, you must transfer to another institution to complete your program and gain your credential.

The ACADEMIC CALENDAR has official information on transfer options for each program.
Please consult the calendar or meet with an academic advisor for more information.

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