Bachelor of Engineering Technology

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General Requirements for High School Graduates

  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.
  • English 12 (academic or advanced)
  • Math 12 (academic or advanced)
  • 2 Science 12 level
  • 1 additional grade 12 academic or advanced level course

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Transfer Student Requirements

  • In order to transfer to CBU you must be in good academic standing at your current/previous institution.
  • You must meet the general admissions requirements (or the post-secondary equivalent) for the program, found under the Canadian or International tabs of this tool.
  • To see if your institution is an articulation partner, please view our articulation agreements page.
  • Please email us if you have specific questions about admission requirements and transferring to CBU:
Spring 2024
April 15, 2024
Fall 2024
August 15, 2024
Winter 2025
December 15, 2024
Fall 2024
April 15, 2024
Winter 2025
August 15, 2024
Spring 2025
January 15, 2025
Fall 2025
April 15, 2025
In order to register for courses, you must accept your offer and confirm your seat at CBU. For detailed steps on how to do this, please reference your acceptance letter in your future Student Account

Meet The Demand In Today’s World

Get the skills you need to meet the demand in today’s world, while fulfilling your dream of living in a world-class destination like Cape Breton Island. From our incredible landscapes to our open ocean shores, it’s more than our well-earned reputation for excellence that drives students here from across the globe.

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Students come to CBU for the way we provide the development and delivery of technological education. It’s our expertise. And that expertise is reflected in the innovative Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) degree. This degree is dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind education to fill a demand for one of today’s most lucrative careers.

The BET degree program prepares students to meet the challenges and opportunities facing today’s technical graduates. Flexible and timely programs prepare you for the working world with options for structuring your degree based on personal career goals.

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree does not lead directly to a Professional Engineering designation, but provides a strong foundation to pursue a career in the engineering field.


What is the tuition for this program?

These numbers are an estimate for planning purposes only. These numbers do not include lab or accommodation fees.

Program Streams

Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Chemical
Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Electronics & Controls

Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing
Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Petroleum

Sample Courses and Resources

Why study at CBU?

At CBU, you can get an education that works for you. Our BET program has paved the way in technical engineering education for countless students. As one of the first degrees of its kind, CBU is at the forefront of environmental engineering studies.

CBU’s BET program is designed to be flexible. Two, three and four year programs are available, with opportunities to study some areas via distance.

Possible Career Paths

  • Petroleum industry
  • Power utilities
  • Nuclear industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications

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