Electrical and Computer Engineering - MEng at Waterloo

At a glance:

Application deadlines

  • February 1 (for admission in September)
  • June 1 (for admission in January of the following year)
  • October 1 (for admission in May of the following year)

Graduate specializations

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Networking and Security
  • Nanoelectronic Circuits and Systems
  • Nanoelectronic Devices and Materials
  • Software
  • Sustainable Energy

Study options

  • Coursework

Minimum admission requirements

  • The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering requires either (i) a 75% overall standing in the last two years, or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent or (ii) a 75% overall standing or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent, as the minimum requirement for admission to a Master's program for applicants educated at a Canadian institution. A 75% overall standing or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent is the minimum requirement for admission to a Master's program for applicants educated outside of Canada.
  • Two references, at least one academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 80 (writing 22, speaking 20, reading 20, listening 18) IELTS 6.5 (writing 6.0, speaking 6.0)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,762.00 tuition and $491.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • International students, full-time: $13,234.00 tuition and $703.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • Study and living costs