48 months
36000 CAD/year
7701 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


In the Electrical Engineering program at Lakehead University we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

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The field of engineering is generally associated with finding solutions for real world problems in an analytical fashion using the math, science and problem-solving skills. 

As an electrical engineer, you will work on the development and manufacturing of electrical and electronics equipment. You will learn the fundamentals of physical science, as well as more practical areas in the design and operation of industrial control systems, communication systems, electronic circuits, and the generation and distribution of electrical power.

Nearly all industries use electricity and electrical devices, making skilled professionals in this field highly desirable all over the world.

Our Electrical Engineering program from Lakehead University is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). We offer several entry points into our Bachelor of Engineering programs to accommodate you at any stage of your education.

Future Careers

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Circuit Designer
  • Communications Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Surveying
  • Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments
  • Principles of Engineering Mechanics
  • Computer Logic Circuits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits

120 - 150 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7701 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7701 CAD per year during 48 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 1: $36,000.00
  • Year 2: $35,020.00
  • Year 3: $33,948.80
  • Year 4: $33,948.80

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $7,416.65
  • 3rd year - $7,141.95
  • 4th year - $6,893.33

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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