Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Program Information

School:Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Computer Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is Waterloo’s largest academic department, with over 2,500 students, 86 full-time faculty members, and more than 50 supportive staff. In addition to offering undergraduate and graduate programs in electrical engineering and computer engineering, ECE provides academic expertise and support to Waterloo’s multidisciplinary mechatronics, nanotechnology, and software engineering programs.

Our research activities cover a wide range of fields, from high-voltage engineering and sustainable energy to breakthroughs in wireless technology that will enhance communications across our global society. Our faculty members and students are creating low-cost digital x-ray imagers to combat tuberculosis in developing countries, and building real-time embedded systems that will advance the design and reliability of consumer and industrial products.
URL:Electrical and Computer Engineering at Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo
Careers:Computer Engineers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Admission to the program is based upon the student's academic record and evidence of ability to pursue independent research. Normally a Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree from the University of Waterloo or an equivalent degree in engineering, applied science, or mathematics from a university of recognized standing with an 83% average. At the time of admission, each student must have a faculty supervisor who has endorsed the recommendation for admission.

    Application Notes : Application materials: Résumé Supplementary information form Transcript(s) References Number of references: 3 Type of references: at least 2 academic. English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    * 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 14, 2016