48 months
6450 CAD/year
6450 CAD/year
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University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SDE) offers a progressive and innovative four-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Sustainable Design Engineering) degree which recognizes the need for a broad and balanced engineering education.


Students in this Sustainable Design Engineering program at the University of Prince Edward Island are exposed to a broad base of knowledge and skills in engineering science, natural science, mathematics, and complementary studies in concert with an applied project-based design stream simulating the engineering profession.

Students entering the degree program will be actively engaged in the profession of engineering from day one, providing creative and sustainable solutions to society’s problems. The degree program is designed to provide a highly flexible learning environment that is responsive to the dynamic needs of students and the industries that employ them.

In addition to fundamental science, engineering science and mathematics courses, students are required to develop skills in engineering design, communication, analysis, project management, professional ethics and more. With a solid grounding in these fundamentals, students in Program Years 3 and 4 can enhance their technical knowledge by choosing an engineering focus area:

  • mechatronics
  • sustainable energy
  • bioresources


  • Automotive Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Product Designer
  • Developer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering Communications
  • Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • Computer Programming with Engineering Applications
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Materials Science
  • Single Variable Calculus
  • Thermo Fluids: Thermodynamics
  • Electric Circuits
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Systems Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% in the following courses, with no grade less than 65% and with at least 70% in Grade 12 academic Mathematics:

  • Grade 12 academic English
  • Grade 12 academic Mathematics
  • Two additional Grade 12 academic Science subjects, chosen from Biology, Chemistry or Physics
  • One additional Grade 12 academic course

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6450 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3225 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    6450 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3225 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • International: $7,548 per year in addition to full-time course tuition

Living costs for Charlottetown

1080 - 1710 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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