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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Description:Electrical Engineering is a broad-based, classical discipline with room for specialization: both computer engineering and biomedical engineering developed from the foundations of electrical engineering. This program focuses heavily on the physical design of electronics, electromagnetics and communication systems. Power systems, sustainable energy, and computer hardware/software are integrated into the program.

Research opportunities include Automotive Power & Electronics, Biomedical Engineering, CAD/optimization/simulation, Image processing and multimedia, Microelectronics, Microwaves and networks, Photonics/optoelectronics, Power Engineering, and Signal Processing.
URL:Electrical Engineering and Society at McMaster University
Length:6 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $14,110
International: $43,123

Cost per year is based on 34 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Note: Students are expected to have completed Advanced Functions (MHF4U).

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster's English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 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 May 17, 2019