Bachelor of Engineering (Co‑op)

Apply classroom theories to real-world problems

Our Bachelor of Engineering Co-operative Education program integrates academic study with university-approved industrial experience. Graduation from this program requires satisfactory performance in both areas.

Co-op students take the same academic program as the non co-op program; however, our co-op option gives you an opportunity to complement your studies with three paid work terms. Gain invaluable real-world experience and pay for your studies at the same time.

Work terms begin in your third year and typically last four months.

Co-op program schedule

Year Fall Winter Summer
1 Study Term 1 Study Term 2
2 Study Term 3
Study Term 4
3 Work Term 1 Study Term 5
Work Term 2
4 Study Term 6 Work Term 3
Work Term 4
5 Study Term 7
Study Term 8

Years 1 and 2 follow the core Engineering program. See the For Current Students section to view the full program curriculum.

How to apply for co-op

You must be a current Dalhousie student to apply for co-op. Visit the For Current Students section for information on applying to co-op.