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People with a bachelor degree who want to advance their careers by boosting their skills should consider the Electrical and Computer Engineering (MEng Thesis) degree. The research-based program usually takes two years of full-time study beyond a bachelor’s degree, placing students in a vibrant community of researchers who are focused on finding practical solutions to real-world problems. As a professional degree that is purely course-based, the program helps students get the credentials they need to work in high-tech companies. Positions can include research and development engineer, system/network architect, system designer, system engineer, application engineer, application developer and software architect.
Electrical energy, electronics, control, and instrumentation, telecommunications, information and communications technology, computer, software, oil and gas, medical, biomedical, automotive.
A master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Four to seven courses including three in the area of specialization
Two years full-time; four years maximum; part-time available
A supervisor is required, but is not required prior to the start of the program
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.
A four year baccalaureate degree, or equivalent from a recognized institution.
At least one year of experience in software development
A background of C/C++
Knowledge of object-oriented design and human-computer interaction
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
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