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Electrical and Computer Engineering

The world is built on digital and electrical technology. As a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering, you’ll learn essential career skills and conduct independent research.

Our faculty and graduate students are working in research areas such as:

  • Communication, signal processing and control
  • Computers, software and networking
  • Electronics and energy
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Materials and devices

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project or thesis Course-based
MEng Applied Data Science 1 year No Yes
MEng Telecommunications and Information Security 1 year No Yes
MEng 2 years Yes No
MASc 2 years Yes No
PhD 3-4 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Applied data science
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Communication, signal processing and control
  • Computer engineering and networking
  • Computer security and forensics
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Electronics and energy
  • Materials and devices
  • Software engineering

Need help?

Contact the applicable graduate secretary:

MASc and PhD
Ashleigh Carlsen at or 250-721-8675.

Applied Data Science (MADS)
Jessica Fox at or 250-853-3798.

MEng and Telecommunications and Information Security (MTIS)
Leng Jax at or 250-721-8781.

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