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CARLETON UNIVERSITY, OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1942Established Year
  30416Enrollment

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

 1-2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University

$ 22,962 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Carleton University offers MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering for a duration of 1-2 years.
  • This program is offered jointly by the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering and the Department of Electronics in the Faculty of Engineering and Design.
  • This joint program allows the students access to the largest program in Canada with resources both at Carleton and the University of Ottawa.
  • Carleton University offers a collaborative specialization in Data Science and two master’s programs:
    • MASc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, which requires the completion of a research thesis.
    • MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering, which is coursework only.
  • MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering course is full-time, on-campus with coursework and research project.
  • The major components of the program are:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Computer-Aided Design for Electronic Circuits
    • Computer and Software Engineering
    • Computer Communications, Distributed Systems, and Multimedia
    • Digital and Optical Communications
  • The University provides experiential learning through research labs, internships, and on-site training.
  • The University offers modern, well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and excellent computer facilities.
  • It allows for proximity to and collaboration with relevant government departments, the National Research Council, Communications Research Centre, high-tech industries, and, through OCIECE, access to the resources.
  • Students are required to complete a research project in the last semester of the year.
  • The researchers help students to work in areas such as biomedical engineering, computing, electrical engineering, engineering systems and analysis, interactive multimedia systems, software engineering, and telecommunications.
  • Placements/Job opportunities after MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering are Acoustic consultants, Design engineers, Electrical engineers, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 54,205 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1-2 years
Fees$ 47,480 for 1-2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University
Program Urlhttps://graduate.carleton.ca/cu-programs/electrical-computer-engineering-masters/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in computer engineering, engineering science, computational mathematics, applied computing, applied mathematics, computer information systems.
  • CGPA of B+ grade in the Electrical Engineering program is required to be eligible for the program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • The work experience is more useful for students opting for the course-based master's program.
  • For the thesis-based master's program, admission is offered based upon publications, participation in research projects, and academic awards.

Others:

Students without related academic experience or work experience students are also encouraged to apply if they meet the following requirement:

  • Completed a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution with 60%. 
  • At least B grade in the final year is required to be eligible.

Indian Student Eligibility:

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

  • Completed a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Or, completed both a bachelor’s (3 years) degree and a master’s degree.
  • Or, minimum requirement overall i.e First-class division (75% or above, Distinction or Outstanding).

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, if students have taken that exam, then it is recommended to submit the scores 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.


Required Document List

Following are the required Documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcript: A PDF copy of all post-secondary transcripts within the application or in Carleton Central.
  • Two Letter of Reference: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Statement of Intent: Explain the reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Writing Sample: Students applying for a job, internship, may be asked to provide a writing sample that allows an employer or graduate program to judge student ability to convey a written message.
  • Aptitude test results: Used to make inferences about competencies, capabilities, and future performance on the job of the students.
  • Preference Form: Some departments require students to fill in a preference form that will ask to outline their preferences for the program specialization, research area or faculty supervisor.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$22962$22962
Health insurance$477$477
Others$301$301
Total fees$23740$23740

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room(on campus)$ 13,354
Room(off campus)$ 10,000

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
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
(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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students need a Study Visa to stay in Canada. After receiving the study permit, they can apply for the Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the Study Visa is 112 USD and valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan.
    • Completed IMM 1294 (Application for Study Permit Made Outside of Canada).
    • Letter of Acceptance (Student Information for a Study Visa from Carleton University).
    • Valid Passport (photocopy or scan).
    • Biometrics (fingerprints and photo)
    • Financial Evidence.
    • No criminal record certificate
    • Results of a medical exam.

Work Study

  • The Work-Study Program provides students a chance to get at a part-time on-campus job.
  • In On-Campus program students may work up to a maximum of 192 hours for the work-study period and earn up to a maximum of $3,000 for the fall/winter session.
  • The work-study hourly wage is $15.00/hour plus vacation pay.

Career and Placement after Course

The career opportunities are:

  • Acoustic consultant.
  • Aerospace engineer.
  • Broadcast engineer.
  • CAD technician.
  • Control and instrumentation engineer.
  • Design engineer.
  • Electrical engineer.
  • Electronics engineer.



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