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Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Arizona

M.Sc. Online
12 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
10236 USD/year
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About

With this Electrical and Computer Engineering degree offered by the University of Arizona as technology evolves at an astounding pace, skilled engineers that can find innovative solutions to emerging problems – both in developing new ideas and improving old ones – will find themselves consistently in-demand in the global marketplace.

Overview

Electrical and Computer Engineering degree offered by the University of Arizona is designed with the input of industry leaders and led by expert faculty to help you gain this critical skill-set and lead the way to a promising future.

The program is a perfect fit for working engineers looking to enter a more design-oriented role, playing a central part in the creation and planning phase of new technologies. Through the flexible, customizable curriculum, you’ll have the opportunity to focus your coursework on the areas of engineering that interest you most, from communications and signal processing to advanced computer systems and networks. You can choose to specialize in one of the following areas, completing a focused academic plan that suits your goals:

  • High-performance Computing
  • Digital Signal Processing, Communications, and Control
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence
  • Detection and Estimation
  • Holography and Diffractive Optics
  • Simulation Modeling and Heterogeneous Systems Design
  • Wireless Communications and Networks
Courses can be completed in a 100% online format, with some courses offering live lectures recorded in the classroom and uploaded to the digital learning platform within the day. This connects you directly to the same modern, leading curriculum that defines our traditional, on-campus experience. With the convenience of online learning, you can pursue the program on your own schedule while continuing to work full-time.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Photonic Communications Engineering

  • Advanced Linear Systems Theory
  • Probability and Random Processes for Engineering Applications
  • Math Methods – Optics/Photonic
  • Model-Integrated Computing
  • Reconfigurable Computing
  • Cyber Security – Concept, Theory, Practice
  • Information Security in Public and Private Sectors
  • Information Security, Risk Mgmt., Disaster Recovery
  • Systems Security Management
  • Holography and Diffractive Optics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Optical Communication Systems
  • Digital Communications Systems I
  • Radar Signal Processing
  • Photonics Innovation to Market
  • Automatic Control
  • Digital Control Systems
  • Computer Architecture and Design
  • Advanced Topics in Computer Networks

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in previous academic coursework
  • Graduated from an accredited engineering bachelor’s program or have earned a degree in a related discipline (math, physics)
  • Some courses may also require that students have completed specific prerequisites
  • Specific or additional prerequisites will be required for Mining and Geological Engineering candidates dependent upon their backgrounds in STEM or other disciplines, such as those with an undergraduate degree in geology. Please contact an Admissions Counselor for details.
  • Additionally, courses are available for students who need to strengthen their math skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Almost all engineering graduate students are supported by teaching or research assistantships that pay tuition plus a stipend:

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Highly competitive three-year fellowships up to $120,000 for STEM

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships: $93,000 over three years, plus all tuition and fees

GEM Fellowship Program: $16,000 a year plus additional stipends and tuition (for underrepresented minority students)

Science Foundation Arizona: One-year, with optional second, supplemental $25,000 stipends

The UA College of Engineering also offers a list of funding sources: College of Engineering Funding Opportunities

And, a number of funding opportunities are available through the University: UA Graduate Education Funding.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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