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Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Interested in electrical devices and systems? Learn how to send, store and generate electricity. Specialize in one of ten areas of focus

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Engineering as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

If you're a high school student, you will declare Electrical Engineering as your program after one year of full-time study.

If you're a transfer student, select Electrical Engineering as your preferred program when you submit your application to UVic.

If you have a technology diploma in computer, electrical or electronics engineering (or a related discipline), Camosun College offers a one-year Engineering Bridge program that will enable you to enter third-year engineering studies at UVic. Consult with UVic's Engineering Advisor (engradav@uvic.ca) for more information.

Areas of focus

  • Communications
  • Computational intelligence
  • Computer systems
  • Digital and embedded systems
  • Digital signal processing
  • Electrical energy systems
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Electronics
  • Mechatronics
  • Network security and privacy

Careers

  • Circuit designer
  • Cyber security officer
  • Power engineer
  • Systems designer
  • System integration engineer
  • Wireless engineer

Sample courses

  • Electricity and Magnetism - ECE 216
  • Electrical Properties of Materials - ECE 220
  • Linear Circuits I - ECE 250
  • Linear Circuits II - ECE 300
  • Microprocessor-Based Systems - ECE 355

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate that you are competent in the English language to attend UVic. If you’ve studied for at least four years at the high school or post-secondary level, and all of your instruction was in English, your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency. Learn about UVic’s English language requirements.

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Program planning

Not sure if this program is the right fit? Our program worksheet might help. It tells you what courses you’ll need to take to complete the program.

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