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About Our Students

Engineering has been taught at the U of A for over 100 years. The reputation of our Faculty is built on a proud history of excellence in teaching, research, and community service. Since 1908, more than 20,000 graduates from the Faculty of Engineering have gone on to use their skills, creativity, and imagination to make significant contributions towards the betterment of society.

Our undergraduate and graduate students receive an exceptional engineering education that prepares them for rewarding careers in the following disciplines and specializations: 

Chemical Engineering — Biomedical Option; Computer Process Control Option; Oilsands Elective Stream
Civil Engineering — Biomedical Option; Environmental Option
Computer Engineering — Nanoscale System Design Option; Software Option
Electrical Engineering — Biomedical Option; Nanoengineering Option
Engineering Physics — Nanoengineering Option
Materials Engineering — Biomedical Option; Nanotechnology and Functional Materials Option
Mechanical Engineering — Biomedical Option
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering 

Well-Rounded Students & Prepared Graduates

In addition to the formal learning that takes place in the classroom, our Faculty supports the active and vibrant student culture on campus. The Faculty of Engineering encourages involvement in engineering clubs and competition teams, recognizing these valuable opportunities for students to apply their classroom knowledge and to further develop their team work, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Find out more about the diverse student clubs, projects, technical societies and outreach groups in the Faculty of Engineering at the Student Clubs & Projects website.