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

 1-2 years
 full time
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University

$ 22,962 

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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
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research, Carleton University
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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.


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

Mar 01

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

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

Living Costs

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


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 500

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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


  • 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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