Based in Montreal, Canada, École de Technologie Supérieure is a Canadian university that offers Ph.D., graduate, and undergraduate programs to both, domestic and international students. Founded in 1974, the university has a student body of more than 10,600 graduate-level and undergraduate students. Being a public institution with an emphasis on cooperative education, École de Technologie Supérieure is ranked 4th in Canada and 1st in the province of Quebec.
Undergraduate Programs and Field of Concentration
Students can choose from a number of undergraduate programs, including Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Operations and Logistics Engineering, and others. Certificate programs are also available, including Telecommunications, Industrial Production, and Facility Management, among others. All programs are offered in French only. In addition, the university offers short programs in Productivity Optimization, Industrial Management, Maintenance Planning and Management, and others. Again, short programs are available in French only.
Graduate Programs and Focus Areas
École de Technologie Supérieure offers an array of graduate programs, including specialized graduate programs and Master’s Degrees. Students can choose from different focus areas, including healthcare technology, telecommunication networks, innovation management, and others. Students are welcome to choose from an array of different graduate programs such as Software Engineering, Information Technology, Environmental Engineering, Automated Manufacturing Engineering, and others. The university also features a Master’s Program designed for engineers who are trained abroad. A special emphasis is placed on the management and design of engineering projects that are implemented in Canada. Again, graduate students are offered short programs such as International Project Management, Environmental Engineering, and Engineering Project Management, among others.
Short and Specialized Programs at the Graduate Level
Specialized graduate programs are also available and cover different fields of management and engineering. While short programs cover 15 credits only, students enrolled in specialized programs take 30 credits. They can choose from a pool of specialized graduate programs such as Urban Infrastructures Engineering, Software Engineering, and Construction Engineering, among others. Students take different courses with a focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy, financial engineering, healthcare technologies, and automated manufacturing.
The university also offers a Ph.D. program to students who are interested in pursuing a research career. The program pools together academics from different fields and departments, including information technology, construction engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, and others. Students are awarded a Ph.D. degree for projects that make a significant contribution to the field of technology or science.
The Application Process, Documents, and Test Results
Applicants holding a post-secondary diploma are asked to provide information such as their overall average, date of attendance, name of institution, field of concentration, and type of course or diploma program. Applicants with work experience provide information such as ending and starting dates, position, and name of employer. All applicants are requested to submit copies of diplomas or transcripts, except for École graduates. Students who have passed TCF, DALF, DELF, or TFI must submit a photocopy of the results. Students applying for doctoral studies must submit a short thesis proposal of about 500 words. Finally, applicants are asked to present a proof of their legal status, which can be a copy of the back and front of a Permanent Resident Card or citizenship card, birth certificate, or citizenship certificate. An application fee of $44 applies and can be paid by MasterCard or Visa card.