MASc On Campus

Electrical and Computer Engineering

24 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto offers graduate courses and research opportunities in three programs of study. The Master of Applied Science (MASc) is a research-based degree program and require the completion of a thesis.


About this Degree

The Electrical and Computer Engineering MASc program at the University of Toronto provides students with an opportunity to pursue advanced studies in the particular field of major interest and an opportunity to engage in research. The program requires full-time study for a minimum of one year, coursework, and a thesis on a research project.​

The department offers research in the following areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electromagnetics
  • Electronics
  • Energy Systems
  • Photonics
  • Systems Control​​

Programme Structure

  • Each student's program of study must receive the approval of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and, in general, shall consist of a research or design project on which a thesis must be submitted.

  • During Year 1, students are required to attend the ECE Colloquium and complete JDE1000H Ethics in Research (0.0 FCE).

  • Coursework. Normally, completion of 2.5 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) or five half courses. Students whose undergraduate preparation does not include the study of subjects deemed to be necessary for research in the chosen area will be required to complete additional courses.

  • Thesis. This thesis shall demonstrate the student's ability to do independent work in relating, organizing, and extending existing techniques where required, and in suggesting and developing new approaches to problems in an area of applied science and engineering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


2 alternative credits

2.5 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering or its equivalent from a recognized university.

  • High academic standing equivalent to a mid-B or better, normally demonstrated by an average grade in the final year or over senior-level courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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