Thompson Rivers University

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Engineering (Year 1 and 2) University Transfer Program

Thompson Rivers University

Field of Study:Engineering, General
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,487
Careers:Engineering ManagersManufacturing ManagersCivil Engineers


Get started on your engineering degree at TRU by taking one year of general study courses that are common to all engineering disciplines. This program transfers into the second year of a full engineering program at either the University of British Columbia or the University of Victoria, or stay at TRU to complete Year 2, Electrical or Computer for entry into third year at UVic.

Complete second year engineering courses in either electrical or computer engineering, plus a four to eight-month co-op term. Study circuit analysis and digital electronics, design and test microcontroller circuits, and learn to control various mechanical systems. Transfers to third year electrical or computing stream at the University of Victoria.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have Grade 12 (or equivalent) or Mature Student Status, English 12/English 12 First Peoples 73% (B), Pre-calculus 11 (or equivalent) 73% (B), Pre-calculus 12 (or equivalent) 73% (B), Chemistry 11 (or equivalent) 73% (B), Physics 11 (or equivalent) 73% (B), and Physics 12 (or equivalent) 73% (B).

    For admission to year 2, applicants must have completion of first year of the Engineering Transfer Program at TRU (38 credits) or another recognized engineering transfer program, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50. A minimum grade of C- or better in all courses that are part of the first year transfer program is required.

    * 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 December 08, 2021