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School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:Behind just about every advance in information, power, and energy, you'll find an electrical engineer. Join the ranks of those innovators with a degree from Waterloo, whose electrical engineering program is ranked in the top 75 internationally (Shanghai World University Rankings 2020). You'll study the fundamentals of electromagnetism, circuits, algorithms, and instrumentation. You'll also gain hands-on experience starting right in first year, thanks to paid co-op work terms and some of the best electrical engineering student labs in North America.

Waterloo offers career preparation unlike any other university in Canada. You'll earn money, access North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Electrical Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $16,000
International: $63,000
Enrolment #:206
Scholarships:86
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87 to 93
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 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

A minimum final grade of 70% is required in each of the prerequisite courses.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * 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 20, 2021

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