McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Field of Study:Computer Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,307
Careers:Computer Engineers


In our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program, in addition to seeking to enable students to enhance their knowledge and skills, we also seek to provide an environment that fosters creativity and research excellence on an international scale in a particular field of electrical and computer engineering, and inspires students to a career of contributions to our communities through leadership of advances in the state-of-the-art in their fields of interest. The minimum number of graduate courses required is four half courses (or equivalent) beyond the Master's degree, or eight half courses (or equivalent) beyond the Bachelor's degree. The candidate is also required to prepare a thesis embodying the results of the research taken on by the candidate beyond the Master's level.


Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Master's Degree in relevant field

    - B+ minimum average, based on previous graduate work

    - Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details

    * 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 04, 2022