McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Electrical Engineering

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:The Ph.D. degree recognizes a significant novel research contribution that is described in an externally examined thesis. Students who are admitted to this program normally have a master's degree. Research is conducted under the supervision of a faculty member. The Department provides an excellent environment for conducting research, with supervision by internationally renowned researchers and access to state-of-the-art experimental facilities. Graduates from the program most commonly pursue research and teaching careers in academia or research careers in industrial labs.

URL:Electrical Engineering at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $4,151
International: $1,870

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Scholarships:1

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination [min. 1100]
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. ] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
Application Notes : Applicants to graduate studies whose mother tongue is not English, and who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized foreign institution where English is the language of instruction or from a recognized Canadian institution (anglophone or francophone), must submit documented proof of competency in English. GRE: the General Aptitude Test is required by all students who have not completed their undergraduate or graduate degree in Canada.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The applicant must be the graduate of a recognized university and hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent, as determined by McGill, in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering or a closely related field. An applicant holding a degree in another field of engineering or science will be considered but a Qualifying year may be required to make up any deficiencies. The applicant must have a high academic achievement: a standing equivalent to a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0, or a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 for the last two full-time academic years or equivalent. Satisfaction of these general requirements does not guarantee admission. Admission to graduate studies is limited and acceptance is on a very competitive basis. In addition to satisfying the requirements for the M.Eng. program, candidates must hold a suitable master's degree from a recognized university. The applicant must have a high academic achievement: a standing equivalent to a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0. Satisfaction of these general requirements does not guarantee admission. Admission to graduate studies is limited and acceptance is on a very competitive basis.

    * 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 21, 2017