University of Waterloo

Computer Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Computer Engineering, General
Description:Computer engineering draws upon Waterloo's strengths in electrical engineering and computer science. You'll gain experience with all aspects of computers, from chips and wiring through to software, networks, and communications. Use our labs to develop software that allows mobile wireless devices to communicate securely. An annual design symposium gives you the opportunity to show your fourth-year project to the public - as well as potential employers and investors!

More than 1,000 technology companies, including BlackBerry and Google, have offices in the surrounding community, providing many opportunities for co-op work terms or your career. As an Engineering student in the world's largest co-op program, you'll graduate with 2 years of work experience, earn money to help pay for your education, and be able to try out different career areas. As a graduate, you might design control systems for automated production lines, create software for digital telephone switching systems, develop an operating system for a client with specific needs, or plan and supervise the installation of computer networks.
URL:Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $17,446
International: $42,272
Careers:Computer Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* 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 03, 2017

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