Bachelor of Engineering Technology
Electronics and Controls
Design Your Future
Skilled technologists are in demand. In fact, demand exceeds supply. Cape Breton University has a well-earned reputation for excellence in the development and delivery of technological education. Our expertise is reflected in the innovative Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) degree, which is dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind education to fill a in-demand career.
The BET degree program prepares students to meet the challenges and opportunities facing today’s technical graduates. Flexible and timely programs get you through school and into the working world with options of structuring your degree based on your career goals. Program options include two-year diploma programs within Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls, and Petroleum as well as four year advanced degrees. Talk to an Enrolment Services Professional to structure your degree to fit the future you have in mind.
Why a BET at CBU?
Invent, design and innovate.
What Is The Study of Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls?
The BET Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls at CBU focuses on electrical engineering, analog and digital design, microelectronics and wireless systems. Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls courses combine theoretical principles with hands-on experience and technical expertise related to electronics, instrumentation and microprocessor control. Aspects unique to electrical technology are emphasized, including topics like analog/digital design, industrial instrumentation, control and microelectronics.
Options for Study at CBU
The program is available in three distinct formats:
If you want to begin your career early, you can graduate in two years with the Electrical Engineering Technology (Instrumentation, Electronics and Controls) Diploma after successfully completing the first two years. Instrumentation is the first and only program of its kind in Canada.
Entry requirement for international students
Students must require graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent with an average of “C” in five, senior academic-level/university preparatory courses with the following:
Paper-Based Test: 550
Computer-Based Test: 213
Internet-Based Test: 80
Overall Score: 6.5
No Band Below: 6.0
|Type of university||Public|
|Diploma and Certificate Programs||7|
|Tuition per academic year for Undergraduate International Students||$17,809|
|Test scores accepted||IELTS, TOEFL|
For international candidates aspiring to study at the university, it is mandatory to have an estimate of the cost of living in Canada to survive comfortably in a foreign land. Below is the estimated tuition and student fees for the Fall/Winter 2019 – 2020 presented-
|Fees||Undergraduate (CAD)||Graduate (CAD)|
|Tuition||8,040||2,012 (for six credit course)|
|International differential fees||8,040||1,608|
|International medical plan||744||744|
Note: The graduate fee depends on the number of courses offered by the students. Thus, graduate students should expect to pay more than 400% of the above-stated fees
|Tuition Fees in Canada (1st Year Average)||BE / BTech: CA$22,600 | MBA: CA$25,375 | MS: CA$17,225 | BBA: CA$20,560 | MEng: CA$22,225 | BSc: CA$20,745 | MASc: CA$20,375 | MIM: CA$28,900 | MA: CA$12,970 | MFin: CA$32,785 | BHM: CA$20,560 | MEM: CA$17,040|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Canada||CA$8890 Per Year|
|Entrance Exams in Canada||TOEFL: 86 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 60 | GRE: 309 | GMAT: 560 | SAT: 1177|
|Work and Study in Canada||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in Canada||Up to 3 Years after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in Canada||CAD 150|
|Student Visa in Canada||A Canada student permit is a document issued by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for international students in Canada. To study in Canada, you will require a student permit, which serves as a student visa.|
|Intakes in Canada||There are Three Intakes in Canada: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring (May)|
|Top Job Sectors in Canada||Business Management, Engineering, Economics, Dentisty, Law, Computer Science.|
|Economy in Canada||GDP Growth of 1.9% (2018) 1.5% (2019e), 10th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal|
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