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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Master of Applied Science [M.ASc] (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

$ 15,750 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering at York University is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time (5 terms) and part-time (10 terms) basis.
  • The Master’s degree program in Electrical and Computer Engineering covers the fields of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering.
  • The various degree provided by the department are:
    • MSc in Computer Science
    • MSc in Computer Science, specialization in Artificial Intelligence
    • MASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • The graduate programs are research-based, thriving on the broad range of active research conducted by faculty members in the Department. 
  • MASc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering must complete four graduate three-credit courses, and write and successfully defend a Master’s thesis.
  • The specialization courses of the program are:
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Big Data and Data Science
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Computer Graphics
    • Human-Centered Computing
    • Information Systems
    • Software Engineering
    • Theory of Computation and Virtual Reality
  • These degree programs consist of courses and research conducted under faculty member supervision.
  • The department has 63 research faculty over 200 graduate students and research staff and the graduate programs foster a dynamic research environment.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this program is 35:1, which helps to increase the interaction between professors and students.
  • The program offers internship opportunities for students interested in an industrial career but also prepares students for a doctoral degree.
  • The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, is one of the leading academic and research departments in Canada. 
  • The average salary of the program is 59,201 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 34,712 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://futurestudents.yorku.ca/graduate/programs/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field from a recognized institution.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in computer engineering, engineering science, computational mathematics, applied computing, applied mathematics, computer information systems.
  • A GPA of at least 3.33 (B+ grade) out of 4.33 is required to be eligible for the program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students do not require any kind of work experience for this particular program.
  • If students have any work experience then the chances of accepting the applications are more.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Or, completed a master degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Or, completed a 3-year UG degree with a first-class from a NAAC-accredited institution 

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum GRE-309 for better a chance of admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Three letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 15


Scores Required

91 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

309 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$15750$15750
Health insurance$540$540
Other fees$1066$1066
Total fees$17356$17356

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 500

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Electronics Design Engineers
  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist



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