The University of Victoria library and quad
The University of Victoria library and quad


Admission requirements

In order to be considered for admission to the MADS program, applicants must:

  • meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
  • have completed a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a related discipline from an academic institution recognized by the University of Victoria, normally with a first-class standing;
  • meet the English Language Requirements.

Learn more about admission requirements for the MADS program within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on the ECE graduate admissions page.


Application deadlines


September 2023 Entry
Applications will open on September 1, 2022
Domestic Applicants June 1, 2023
International Applicants April 1, 2023



For the 2022-23 calendar year, tuition is expected to be about $30,000 (domestic students) and $39,000 (international students). Please see UVic’s tuition schedule for up-to-date fees.


Awards and funding

The MADS program is self-funded and students pursuing this program should secure appropriate funding before beginning their studies.

However, students may be eligible for awards or bursaries. More information can be found on the faculty of graduate studies website under external awards and fellowships and bursaries.