UTP Stage II: Engineering Science

UTP Stage II: Engineering Science provides first-year courses and the foundation for progression to the second year of SFU's School of Engineering Science degrees. Students enrolled in an Engineering Science degree program at SFU complete three terms of full-time paid work experience during their degree.

Your direct pathway to Simon Fraser University

High School


2nd year Simon Fraser University



Program Normal Duration Total Program Fee

UTP Stage II

3 terms

C$26,010 for 30 credits (2018/19) / C$27,571 for 30 credits (2019/20)

* Program fees are based on 30 credits of study at C$766.10 (2018/19) and C$919.03 (2019/20) per credit. Students taking more than 30 credits of study will need to pay additional fees. The Academic Literacy Course is a requirement of the UTP II program.



January, May, September

UTP Stage II: Engineering Science

Required courses

  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Engineering Science and Society
  • Introduction to Computer Programming I
  • Introduction to Computer Programming II
  • Introduction to Engineering Analysis
  • Process, Form and Convention in Professional Genre
  • Studio Physics - Mechanics and Modern Physics
  • Studio Physics - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

Entry to second year at SFU

Bachelor of Applied Science

Areas of study:
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Systems Engineering

For more information on SFU's School of Engineering Science, visit ensc.sfu.ca

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with a program GPA of 2.75 (including a C- or better in all required courses), and a CGPA of 2.75 or better on all attempted UTP Stage II courses, in order to be guaranteed admission to the School of Engineering Science. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. Students will need to obtain a score of 26 or above in the FIC Math Assessment Placement test to enrol in the Engineering Science program. FIC reserves the right to place students with a Math Assessment Placement score below 26 in alternative courses.


Potential career paths

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Hardware Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Microelectronics
  • Product Research and Development
  • Robotics
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Design
  • Telecommunications Engineering

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