An engineering degree is the most valuable undergraduate degree in Canada, leading to well-paying jobs and offering many paths to professional success.

Choose engineering at UBC and take your place at one of the world’s top research universities and the most international university in North America.

Reach Your Potential

At UBC Engineering, you’ll be part of a diverse community of ambitious students. This competitive program attracts individuals from across Canada and around the world who want to study with leading researchers in their fields and be part of a highly respected university.

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UBC Engineering takes top-place ranking in Canada

UBC Engineering was recently ranked the best engineering program in Canada.

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Make an Impact

Engineering influences every aspect of our lives. Engineers are creating cleaner ways to generate energy, imagining more resilient cities and infrastructure, and designing new inventions and technologies that improve our quality of life. You can be part of building a better future for all communities, all around the world.

Successful alumni who are leading the way in their industries

Engineering is a Career for the Future

Ten of the top 15 highest-paying bachelor degrees are in engineering, making this an in demand and high-paying career option. The number of jobs in engineering continues to grow, giving you significant opportunities for professional and personal success.

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Join over 1500 undergraduate engineering students from more than 85 countries who are studying engineering at UBC, one of the world’s top-ranked universities.


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Our UBC Engineering Ambassadors can answer your questions about UBC Engineering – including what it’s like to be an international engineering student. Chat with them in real-time, when they’re online, or send a message when they’re offline and they’ll reply later.

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