University of Waterloo

Electrical Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:Much of today's technology could not be created without the expertise of electrical engineers. Satellite communication, television, computers, wireless networks, radio, and energy distribution all involve electrical engineering. Through co-op work terms and access to some of the best electrical engineering student labs in North America, you'll gain experience starting right in first year. Study digital communications over channels such as the Internet. Learn to use computers to control a production line. Or develop the next generation of wireless networks.

Co-op means that you'll graduate with 2 years of co-op work experience, earn money, and be able to try out different career areas even before you finish school. With 500 technology companies in Waterloo Region, you can easily gain paid co-op work experience with leading companies. An annual design symposium gives you the opportunity to show your fourth-year project to the public - as well as potential employers and investors!
URL:Electrical Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $17,446
International: $42,272
Careers:Electrical and Electronics 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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