Requirements

Admission requirements include the high school subjects or post-secondary equivalents you need to complete and the minimum grades you need to achieve to be considered for admission into this program. Along with academic criteria, you will need to ensure additional admission criteria are met.


2019/20

You must meet the following requirements to apply for Fall 2019 intake.


This program is competitive.

To be eligible for admission into a competitive program, you need to have a higher minimum overall average than that listed in the Categories of Admission below.

The Competitive Criteria chart indicates the grade range/average we will consider for admission. This competitive average may change as applications are received. The average you need depends on the grades achieved by your peers who are applying to start in the same term.


Competitive criteria

  2019/20 AVERAGE 2018/19 MEAN AVERAGE
Regular/mature admission

mid 70s - 80%

82.0%

Previous post-secondary admission

3.3 AGPA

3.66 AGPA

 

  • High school courses used in the calculation of the admission average must be complete by June 30.

  • Post-secondary courses used in the calculation of the admission grade point (AGPA) average must be completed by April 30.

 

Categories of admission

Applicants may be admitted to one of the following:

Regular admission

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 70 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses:

  1. ELA 30-1

  2. Chemistry 30

  3. Mathematics 30-1

  4. Mathematics 31

  5. Physics 30

Note:

  • No post-secondary substitutions may be used in lieu of high school courses.

 

To be evaluated through the program

Applicants with nine or more university-level credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (no time limit on calculation of AGPA).

Applicants cannot be accepted for admission into the program who have more than one core engineering course from the first year program of study (this includes English but not complementary studies electives).

Previous post-secondary Work

To be evaluated through the program | Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.

Applicants must have successfully completed the following:

  • An approved engineering technology diploma from NAIT, SAIT or Lethbridge College with a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.

  • The required core courses listed under the regular admission category

 

Additional Admission Criteria

All applicants must meet the following:

English language proficiency

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar | Applicable to all admission categories

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation. Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP

Other admission criteria

To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar | Applicable to all admission categories

Applicants who have been required to withdraw twice from any recognized post-secondary institution or once from any engineering or engineering technology program will not be considered for admission or re-admission to the program.


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How to apply

We want your admission experience to be successful and straightforward. To help you along the way, we've prepared a step-by-step guide to the admission process.