ECE Grad Studies
Whether you’re just starting graduate school, or about to graduate, this section of our website provides all the important information you will need for personal and academic success. Please review the page options on the left hand side of your screen for additional information.
If you are a potential applicant for one of our graduate programs please visit the Future graduate students section of our website.
Examination and Passing Requirements
A minimum grade of 65% is required to pass a course and the student must maintain a minimum cumulative average of 70% marks at the end of each term, to remain in all Master’s level Programs. A minimum grade of 75% is required to pass a course and the student must maintain a minimum cumulative average of 78% marks at the end of each term, to remain in all Doctoral level Programs. Graduate courses will normally include a supervised examination, worth at least 50% of the final grade.
Keys and office space
Office space in ECE is not guaranteed, but a desk will be provided, when and if available, to full-time on-campus active MASc and PhD students, and a common study room will be assigned to students in the MEng program.
The information provided in the ECE Research Infrastructure Support form provides new and current graduate students with details and eligibility requirements for obtaining office space and accessing supervisor labs. In addition, the form provides contact information and instructions for students who are leaving the University and are required to vacate their offices and return office keys. There is a form for regular graduate students (PDF) and another for international visiting graduate students (PDF).