24 months
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Come start your graduate studies with the program of Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta. 


Learning outcomes

The Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta student to Faculty ratio is 5:1, ensuring our graduate students get individual focus from the professors. With new discoveries and break-through advances in technology happening year-round, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering is an exciting place to be - come join us!

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Special Topics in Process Metallurgy 
  • Advanced Materials Thermodynamics 
  • Electrochemical Processes 
  • Fracture of Materials 
  • Materials Applications of Scanning Electron Microscopy 
  • Nano Functional Materials 
  • Welding Metallurgy 
  • Advanced Ceramics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students - April 1


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission is competitive; meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • You must meet the minimum requirements in all subjects, even after receiving an admission offer, in order to remain admissible. (See your admission offer letter for more details.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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