Courses for your Systems Design Engineering degree

First-year courses and beyond

September to December

May to August


Sample upper-year courses

SYDE 286 – Mechanics of Deformable Solids
SYDE 351 – Systems Models 1
SYDE 411 – Optimization and Numerical Methods
SYDE 544 – Biomedical Measurement and Signal Processing


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You might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you have questions, email our admissions staff who would be happy to assist.

Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you

  • determine your class and lab schedule,
  • select options and specializations,
  • ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.

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