MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering


University of Alberta

ave, Canada

About Course

Key information
: 2 Year
Study Type
: Full Time
Tuition fees
: 9.00 CAD / Per Year
Exam Accepted
: IELTS 6.0/9 | TOEFL 80/120 | PTE 60/90
Exam Intake
: Sep
Conditional Scholarship
: NA
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  • MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • The University of Alberta offers a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering for a duration of 2 years (4 terms).
  • This course is offered on a full-time, on-campus basis.
  • The program consists of two options: project and thesis-based program.
  • The student to faculty ratio for this program is 9:1.
  • Research areas include biomedical engineering, control systems, communication systems, computer engineering, digital signal and image processing, lasers, microsystems, nanotechnology, robotics, and software engineering.
  • The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering studies the design and development of computer hardware and software, electrical and electronic systems, and using physics to solve engineering problems.
  • The Department of Engineering encourages students to apply for scholarships, fellowships, awards, and grants both internally and externally. 
  • This program consists of a total of 18-course units. 12-course units weight must be from ECE courses, while the remaining 6 units should be taken from other departments.
  • Students have career opportunities to work as a Control and Instrumentation Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, and many more.
  • The university consists of 50 tenure-track faculty members, 42 faculty lecturers, and 97 sessional lecturers.
  • Students must also demonstrate proficiency in an approved language other than English.
  • The faculty have won multiple teaching and research awards at the local, provincial and national level, including the 3M Teaching Award, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, etc.

Entry Requirement

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution with First Class Standing/Division; 7 out of 10 and an average GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent) in the last two years of study
  • Applicant must be high school passed.

Application Process

Prepare documents for application

  • LOR:
    • 3 letters of reference provided by academic staff members capable of assessing the applicant's academic and research ability are required
  • CV:
    • Curriculum vitae is required

Additional documents required

  • Original transcripts in both English and your original language
  • Original graduation degree certificates in both English and your original language
  • Official English Language Proficiency scores
  • Personal Statement

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