Bachelor of Engineering - Power Systems Engineering

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Graduates of three-year diploma programs in electrical or energy systems engineering technology may apply to transfer credits for bridging into the PSE program.

Program description - August 2024

The Power Systems Engineering (PSE) program is a four-year Bachelor's degree designed to meet the demand for engineers in the rapidly evolving electrical power and industrial automation sectors. The program provides you with a solid foundation in mathematics, science, and engineering theory, and gradually builds practical and engineering design skills to solve electrical engineering problems. By studying electrical power systems engineering, general and industrial programming languages, and power electronics design, you will be able to apply your knowledge to design systems using grid-tied renewable energy generation, battery storage, the design and delivery of utility distribution systems and smart-grid technologies to meet sustainability goals for the future. The program provides a full spectrum of employability skills through small classes, hands-on laboratories, project-based learning, a full year capstone project, and paid co-operative education. Graduating from this program satisfies the education requirements for on your path towards professional engineering licensure, preparing you to work in the fields of electrical engineering, industrial automation design, and preventative maintenance engineering in Canada.

Program details

Code: 1458C
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 4 years
Start: August 2024
Campus: Cambridge – Fountain Street
Credential: Bachelor of Engineering

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Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2023-2024 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2024 and later will be available Spring 2024.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$6506.32
$15496.00
Ancillary Fees
$2343.04
$3623.04
Total Fees
$8849.36
$19119.04

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2023 Winter 2024
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3253.16 $3253.16
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77 $81.77
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
eText Fee $317.00 $96.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee $215.25 $215.25
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $4735.18 $4114.18
Year Total   $8849.36

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International fee details

Description Fall 2023 Winter 2024
International - Degree Program Tuition $7748.00 $7748.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $81.77 $81.77
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI International Health Fee $530.00 -
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
eText Fee $317.00 $96.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee $215.25 $215.25
Recreation/Athletics Fee $70.50 $70.50
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $10135.02 $8984.02
Year Total   $19119.04

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
  • In order for a student to participate in a WIL experience/Co-op work term, students must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Students who are not eligible for co-op or do not secure the first work term by the start of the work term semester will be offered the option to enrol in the 15 credit Career Management in Canada GCM70000 co-op alternative. This co-op alternative involves guided activities involving approximately 2 hours of coaching and advising time per week and additional project work.
  • If GCM70000 is selected, students cannot transfer back into the co-op stream and cannot complete a co-op term for their first work term.
  • GCM70000 is delivered online with virtual group coaching/advising session of 2 hours per week.
  • GCM70000 is only an alternative for the first co-op work term of the program, students will still complete at least one mandatory co-op work term if they choose GCM70000.

Delivery sequence - August 2024 - Cambridge – Fountain Street

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