University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSc)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Computer Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:The Master of Science degree is a research-intensive program, usually consisting of 18 units of course weight in graduate courses, a thesis proposal course, and a thesis. Twelve of the 18 units of course weight must be from ECE courses, while the remaining six units should be taken outside of the department. A minimum period of residence for the MSc program is full-time attendance during two consecutive four-month terms. A period of two years is typically required to complete the degree.

URL:Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSc) at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research:Biomedical Engineering; Communications; Computer, Microelectronic Devices, Circuits and Systems; Controls; Digital Signals and Image Processing; Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) and Nanosystems; Photonics and Plasmas; Power Engineering and Power Electronics; Software Engineering and Intelligent Systems.
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Computer and Information Systems ManagersComputer Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from the University of Alberta (or its academic equivalent from an academic institution recognized by the U of A) with an average GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent) in the last two years of study

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Transcripts are also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 08, 2019