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Students with a bachelor degree who aspire to grow their talents will enjoy the Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSc Thesis) program. The research-based degree usually takes students two years of full-time study beyond a bachelor’s degree, placing them at the heart of a group of like-minded researchers who are looking at challenging, real-world problems to find innovative, practical solutions. Successful students can go on to work in high-tech companies in positions such as 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
Expected completion time 20 months; 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.
Background knowledge and interest in software engineering methods and concepts, and their applications.
An ability to design and develop software systems in either an academic or industrial setting.
Knowledge of object-oriented design and human-computer interaction.
4 courses and an applied software engineering project written up as a Master of Science thesis.
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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