Electrical Engineering


  • The MASc is a research-based program in which you complete four graduate level courses and a thesis.
  • You will need an advisor and will conduct research under your advisor’s supervision.
  • This program is designed to be completed in two years.
  • Scholarships and graduate assistantships are available by application.
  • Continuation of your education is possible with this degree.


  • An MEng Degree may be awarded upon successful completion of a total of eight courses (the MEng has no research component/thesis/work with a faculty supervisor). Of these eight courses:
    • Four courses must be from the student's department (major; electrical and computer)
    • Plus four required courses to be taken in the first or second semester of the program: Computational Methods and Modeling for Engineering Applications; Engineering Technical Communications; Engineering Mathematics; and Engineering Project Management
    • Co-op program is optional and students must apply for admission in their first study term.
  • No funding or scholarships are available.
  • Please also review the MEng website for a note regarding admissions


  • An applicant for admission to graduate studies leading to the PhD degree in Electrical engineering must normally be a graduate of a recognized university with a master's degree in applied science (MASc) or the equivalent.
  • Applicants with degrees in related fields will be considered but will normally require strengthening of their background in electrical engineering.  

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall: 

M.A.Sc., Ph.D: July 1 (Scholarship deadline: May 1)

Please review the MEng website for admission availablity

Deadline for Winter: 

M.A.Sc., Ph.D: November 1 (Scholarship deadline: September 1)

Please review the MEng website for admission availablity

Deadline for Summer: 

M.A.Sc., Ph.D: March 1 (Scholarship deadline: January 1)

Please review the MEng website for admission availablity

Minimum TOEFL: 

M.A.Sc., Ph.D.: IBT-83

MEng: IBT-92

Minimum IELTS: 6.5

Minimum Pearson: 65

Additional Requirements

Statement of Research Interests and Goals


GRE is recommended for students graduating from Universities outside of North America

Additional Requirements (MEng only)

Non-Consolidated Academic Transcript

Backlog Certificate

Upon acceptance of an offer of admission a deposit of $4000 is due within 21-days. Please refer to the information on deposits included with your offer.

General admission requirements for all Graduate Programs

Scholarships and Funding (research based programs only)

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