Materials Engineering Technology, Postgraduate Diploma | Northern Alberta Institute of Technology | Edmonton, Canada
24 months
650 CAD/credit 19500 CAD/year
138 CAD/credit 4140 CAD/year
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Materials Engineering Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology prepares students for a diverse and rewarding career in their profession. Our graduates have employment opportunities in a wide variety of industrial settings including oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, construction, pulp and paper and research and development. 


Materials Engineering Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology is an important member of the engineering team. Our curriculum has been developed in close co-operation with industry leaders ensuring our students have relevant hands on experience and theoretical instruction. They will have a working knowledge of the properties and behavior of engineering materials in a range of environments.


Materials engineering technologists find employment at competitive salaries in organizations of all sizes, and in environments ranging from offices and laboratories to the outdoors. They work in:

  • materials processing (producing steel, nickel, plastics and ceramics)
  • equipment manufacturing (pressure vessel design and manufacturing, oilfield equipment, mining equipment, electronics components, aircraft components, auto components)
  • industrial services used by the processing industries (e.g., non-destructive inspection, corrosion testing and control, failure investigations, materials certification).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Materials and Processes
  • Physical Metallurgy
  • Statics
  • Technical Mathematics and Calculus 
  • Technical Drawings
  • Physical and Analytical Chemistry
  • Strength of Materials
  • Mechanical Testing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 30-1
  • One of Chemistry 30 or Physics 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • OR Successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses within an accredited or recognized degree or diploma in a related field (engineering or engineering technology) with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    4140 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 138 CAD per credit 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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