Admission Requirements

*The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering does NOT use the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research's exemption list for waiving the English language requirement. 

* ESL 550 is NOT sufficient to meet our English language requirement.

* Letters of English proficiency are NOT sufficient to meet our English language requirement.

* Only students who have completed a degree from Canada, USA, UK, Australia, or New Zealand are exempt from the English language requirement.

Important notes for all applicants:

  • Applicants currently enrolled in a degree program at another recognized university must finish that program prior to admission to the University of Alberta
  • Applicants with an M.Sc. or equivalent will only be considered for the Ph.D. program
  • Applicants who hold a PhD in a field of science or engineering will not be admitted to the graduate program here
  • Applicants for the M.Eng. program must have an undergraduate degree in engineering