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Electrical Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Electrical Engineering program of University of Victoria, British Columbia has grown to match the wide range of applications of electricity in our modern world. Electrical engineering is a broad discipline with many possibilities for intriguing specializations. As almost every modern field has been influenced by electrical engineering—through the use, transmission, storage or generation of electricity—career opportunities for electrical engineers are vast.

Areas of focus

  • Communications
  • Computational intelligence
  • Computer systems
  • Digital and embedded systems
  • Digital signal processing
  • Electrical energy systems
  • Electromagnetics and photonics
  • Electronics
  • Mechatronics
  • Network security and privacy

Career paths

Most of our graduates find work in their field within a few months, with annual starting salaries around $56,000. With changing demographics and an increasingly wired world, the demand for engineers will only keep growing.

  • Wireless engineer
  • Systems designer
  • Cyber security officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electrical Properties of Materials
  • Digital Design
  • Discrete Structures in Engineering
  • Linear Circuits
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • International students must complete 12 years or more of academic preparation and graduate from a recognized senior secondary school program. University entrance examinations required in the home country may also be requested.
  • In addition, students must satisfy UVic’s English Language Proficiency Requirement (ENPR). Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Some programs have a higher admission cut-off, or require specific prerequisite courses, and/or additional selection criteria.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26895 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26895 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6303 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6303 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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