University of Alberta

Chemical Engineering - Oil Sands

Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Chemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Description:With over 1.7 trillion barrels of oil in place, the oil sands of Alberta are an enormous resource to supply Canada’s energy needs and support oil exports for many years in the future. Extracting the bitumen and upgrading it to synthetic crude oil presents exciting engineering challenges, including increasing yield and energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact and improving the quality of the oil product.

The Oil Sands Engineering Program retains all of the core courses of the Chemical Engineering program. It then adds courses specific to the oil sands to provide students with the necessary background for employment in the industry.
URL:Chemical Engineering - Oil Sands at University of Alberta
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,170

This is an estimate.
Careers:Chemical EngineersPetroleum Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Chemistry 
  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  •   Physics 
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Enrolment is limited.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 09, 2016