University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Computer Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:Established in 1983, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering (OCIECE) combines the research strengths of the School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE) at the University of Ottawa and the departments of Electronics and of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University. The Institute offers graduate program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Members of the Institute are involved in ten main research fields: computer communications, multimedia and distributed systems; computer-aided design for electronic circuits; computer and software engineering; digital and wireless communications; microwave and electromagnetics; signal, speech and image processing; integrated circuits and devices; systems and machine intelligence; photonics systems; and, biomedical engineering. Further information is posted on the departmental websites.
URL:Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Computer Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

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

    To be considered for admission, applicants must: Hold a master’s degree in computer and electrical engineering or in a related discipline with a minimum average of 80% (A-); Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills; Provide at least two confidential letters of recommendation from professors who have known the applicant and are familiar with the student work; Provide a statement of purpose indicating the career goals and the interests in the proposed research area; Identify at least one professor who is willing and available to act as thesis supervisor; Be proficient (understand, speak and write) in English.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Preference form, letter of intent, two letters of recommendation and official transcripts of all universities attended are 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 August 18, 2018