McMaster University

Software Engineering (Embedded Systems)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Computer Software Engineering
Description:The Software Engineering (Embedded Systems) program combines the core Software Engineering Program with the Embedded Systems courses and Electronics Courses of the Mechatronics Program.

The students taking this stream will be trained to be Software Engineers who have had exposure to: electrical power and electronics; physical interfacing of digital and analog electronics with the computer; and, software design for embedded systems and Digital Signal Processors (DSP). This will include hands-on labs that will teach students how to design, document, implement and test embedded systems.

URL:Software Engineering (Embedded Systems) at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $13,482
International: $40,009

Cost per year is based on 34 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Scholarships:2
Careers:Software Engineer

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85 to 89
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. Note: Students are expected to have completed Advanced Functions (MHF4U).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

* 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 September 23, 2017