Jul 18, 2024  
Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Materials Engineering, Materials Engineering Co-op (B.Eng.)

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Admission to Level II Engineering Programs

Admission to Level II Engineering programs requires completion of all 31 units of required Engineering I courses. Students must maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0. All programs have limited enrolment; should there be more applicants than the limiting number in any program, admission to that program will be based on the student’s Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Admission to a B.Eng. Management program is competitive and will be based on cumulative Grade Point Average . Students are required to complete ECON 1B03 - Introductory Microeconomics  with a minimum grade of 5.0.  

Students seeking admission to the Engineering and Management program, or the Engineering and Society program must first be admitted to the relevant department. Thereafter, they will be considered for admission to one of these two programs.


  1. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers a common core with five streams of study in Levels III and IV. Students may complete the required units as listed in the calendar in Levels III and IV by choosing a course selection according to the following elective streams:
    • Biomaterials
    • Data Analytics & Computational Materials
    • Materials Generalist
    • Materials for Manufacturing & Infrastructure
    • Smart Materials & Devices

A list of approved technical electives for each stream is available on the Department of Materials Science and Engineering website. Note that a course in a stream may not be taught when the enrollment is (expected to be) too low.

  1. Students entering Level II should register in the Materials Science and Engineering program and follow the requirements outlined below. Students entering Levels III, IV or V should follow the program requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Calendar of the year of their entry into Level II. Such students are advised to refer to their degree audit for the program in which they are registered and to consult with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering for further information.
  2. As well as completing the academic requirements as specified in this Calendar, students in a Co-op program must complete ENGINEER 1EE0 . ENGINEER 2EC0  will be added to the academic record for each 4 month work term.

Requirements for Students Who Enter the Program in 2021-2022 or Later

For the Requirements for Students Who entered the Program in 2020-2021 or earlier, please refer to the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Calendar.

Level II: 36 Units

Level III: 37-39 Units

Level IV: 35-40 Units

3 units

  • approved complementary studies electives

12-16 units

  • approved Level III or IV technical electives

3-4 units

  • approved Level III or IV technical electives from approved List B (Interdisciplinary engineering courses)

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