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Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #439 (QS) ,
The Electrical and Computer Engineering department at University of Saskatchewan has well equipped research and teaching laboratories, and allows either experimental or theoretical research projects. Students may be involved in a specialized research-oriented activity, collaboration with industry, or research centres in Canada. 

About

University of Saskatchewan graduate students conduct research under the supervision of a faculty member in one of four research areas. Our research programs and laboratories are supported by four technologists, and also by staff from the Electrical and Computer Engineering. Centre. 

The Department is home to two Canada Research Chairs, one in optoelectronic materials Dr. Safa Kasap, and the other in micro and nano fabrication, Dr. Sven Achenbach. The University of Saskatchewan is home to the Canadian Light Source (CLS), Canada's national synchrotron research facility.

Our major research areas:

  • Communications
  • Digital systems
  • Electronic materials
  • Power systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication Engineering
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electromagnetics
  • Embedded Systems
  • Energy Systems and Power Electronics
  • High Voltage (HV) Engineering
  • Nano-Systems Research
  • Pattern Recognition and Computational Intelligence
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Networking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B-
Recommended score: B-

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6730 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4260 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Saskatoon

  • 1279 - 1870 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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