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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description:Electrical Engineering is the design and analysis of any device or system that uses electricity or electro-magnetic radiation including computers and the networks that connect them, consumer electronic goods like MP3 players, power generation and transmission systems, cellular and line-based telephone networks, integrated circuits and electronic devices, electric motors and actuators, MRI and other medical instruments, radio and satellite television, and more. Much of our modern way of life depends on electrical engineering.

Electrical engineers are the masters of electricity. They know how to manipulate electricity and use it for useful purposes, including: how to produce and measure currents and voltages; how to produce and manipulate electric fields, magnetic fields and electro-magnetic waves; how electricity flows in metals and semiconductors; and how to use this knowledge to produce components, circuits and devices. Electrical engineers know how to integrate devices into complex electrical systems. Students in the College of Engineering have an opportunity to obtain work experience for a period of 8, 12 or 16 months between their third and fourth years. Students are paid a salary comparable to that of a graduating engineer.
URL:Electrical Engineering at University of Saskatchewan
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,067
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Note: a minimum grade of 70% is required in each of these courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

* 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 September 05, 2019

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