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Certificate in Engineering

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
1 year
Diploma / certificate
29,058.65 CAD
Start dates
29,058.65 CAD
September 2021

29,058.65 CAD
September 2022

29,058.65 CAD
September 2023

Program description

Certificate in Engineering

Engineering First-Year at KPU is a two-semester program designed for well-prepared students to meet the requirements for direct transfer to the second-year of an engineering degree program.

KPU's Engineering First-Year program includes many of the courses and topics common to the first-year of engineering degree programs at UBC, UVic and SFU.

Admission requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

  • Principles of Physics 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C
  • Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C+
  • Level A1 as defined in the Mathematics Alternatives Table

Only those applicants who meet all of the program’s admission requirements, as outlined above, will be considered for admission into the Engineering First-Year program. Meeting the criteria does not guarantee admission into the program. Up to 50 applicants will be selected using the highest cumulative GPA from English, mathematics, chemistry and physics courses required for admission

For more information, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Term 1

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering Graphics
  • Chemistry for Engineering
  • Principles of Program Structure and Design I
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Differential Calculus
  • Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences I

Term 2

  • Introduction to Microcontrollers
  • Matrix Algebra for Engineers
  • Integral Calculus
  • Mechanics I
  • Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences II

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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About this institute

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey

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