Electrical and Computer Engineering

Lakehead University

24 months
18000 CAD/year
5388 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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This program at Lakehead University satisfies the demand in academia and industry for highly qualified personnel in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


The Electrical and Computer Engineering program at Lakehead University is directed to graduates from the existing undergraduate Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering programs at Lakehead University and graduates from undergraduate programs at other universities. The program fosters independent research abilities of students. Students will achieve these objectives through a combination of course work and research towards the completion of a thesis.

Current research areas include the following:

Communications and Networking
  • Communication and information theory, wireless communications, error correcting codes, pseudo-random signal design, broadband communication networks, network protocols and simulation, Internet, network survivability

Circuits and Systems
  • VLSI synthesis, ultra-low power, thermal management, modeling, RF and microwave, electromagnetics, electrical motor drives, power electronic converters, renewable energy systems

  • Devices for therapy, imaging, signal processing, e-health care software

Computers and Software
  • Power-aware computer architecture, chip multiprocessors, parallel programming, digital ASIC synthesis, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, computer network software, semantic web, mobile services

Control Systems
  • Intelligent Control Systems, Nonlinear Control

Electron Devices and Semiconductors
  • Electron Devices and Semiconductors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control Engineering Concepts
  • Microelectronics
  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Robust Control
  • Computer Architecture
  • Digital ASIC Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normal admission to the Master's program in Electrical and Computer Engineering requires a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering (four year program), with at least a second class standing (70%) in their last 20 credits or equivalent
  • A make-up period of study, as recommended by the Engineering Graduate Studies Committee, may be required where the student is deficient in background undergraduate level courses.
  • Proficiency in the English language is required 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5388 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2694 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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