Electrical and Software Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Course-based program

Program overview

If you’re interested in advancing your career, the MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering is an effective way to get there. This program is ideal for students who aspire to gain more knowledge beyond their bachelor’s degree. The program can often be completed in one to two years of full-time study. Part time options are available. You’ll find yourself part of a vibrant learning community, being mentored by academics who are focused on teaching you how to find practical solutions to real-world problems. As a purely course-based professional degree, the program prepares you for career advancement in companies across any sector. You’ll be equipped to help your company find increasingly digitized engineering solutions.

MEng Internship

This program offers an 8-to-16 month full-time paid internship with companies across Canada to help students gain engineering work experience in a diverse economy. Limited spots are available.

Learn more about this exciting internship opportunity by visiting the MEng Internship Page.

Completing this program

  • Courses: 10 courses are required to complete this degree. Students can combine courses around the theme of sustainable electrical energy.

Specializations

Outcomes

Depending on your focus, you could work as an electrical engineer, software engineer or computer engineer.

A course-based master’s degree in electrical and software engineering is usually considered a final degree.

Classroom delivery

Time commitment

1-2 years full-time; 6 years maximum; part-time available

Supervisor

No supervisor is required

Fees and funding

MEng degrees are self-funded.

See the Graduate Calendar for information on fees and fee regulations, and for information on awards and financial assistance.

Admission requirements


GPA

A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

Minimum education

A four-year baccalaureate degree in electrical and computer engineering or equivalent, from a recognized institution.

Work samples

None

Documents

One official copy of your final transcript (and degree certificate if degree is not clearly stated on transcript) in a signed, sealed envelope from the institution attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to the online application for initial evaluation purposes. Admission offers, however, are conditional upon receipt of official transcripts.  

  • Official transcripts can be mailed to us directly from the institution, or they can be mailed to you directly and you can send them to us yourself
  • We will not accept unsealed official transcripts as official

Reference letters

None

Test scores

None


English language proficiency (ELP)

An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:

Deadlines

We encourage you to apply early as this program receives a high volume of applications and reaches capacity quickly. We send offers to qualified applicants on a rolling basis.

For admission on September 1:

  • March 15

    Deadline has been extended due to launch of the MEng with Internship!

If you're not a Canadian or permanent resident, or if you have international credentials, make sure to learn about international requirements

Learn more about this program

Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

Schulich School of Engineering
ENC 205, Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
403.220.2001

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Schulich School of Engineering

University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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