Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

MSc in CS

The Master’s degree program in Computer Science covers a wide variety of topics within Computer Science, including artificial intelligence, computer graphics, computer vision, human-centered computing, information systems, networks, theory of computation and virtual reality.  It offers internship opportunities for students interested in an industrial career but also prepares students for a doctoral degree program.

MSc in CS, specialization in Artificial Intelligence

The program now offers a specialization in Artificial Intelligence, designed to prepare students for careers in a broad range of job sectors that take advantage of the potential afforded by applying artificial intelligence techniques to computing challenges.  The specialization features courses that focus on the theory, methodologies and applications of artificial intelligence.  The specialization includes a research project that applies artificial intelligence to a practical problem, in collaboration with partners in the private or public sector.  Unlike other programs, this specialization is not funded, but financial support is available to excellent students in the form of scholarships or internships.

MASc in ECE

The Master’s degree program in Electrical and Computer Engineering covers the fields of Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Software Engineering.  A project course prepares students for their research.  The program offers internship opportunities for students interested in an industrial career but also prepares students for a doctoral degree.

PhD in EECS

This is Canada’s only doctoral degree program in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  It provides students breadth with a range of courses spanning from Electrical Engineering to Computer Science and allows them to specialize in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering.  It offers a teaching practicum for students who want to pursue a career in academia and an internship for students aiming for industrial positions.

Degrees Offered


MSc (Computer Science)


Program Length (Full-time)

5 term(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Thesis
  • OR Project


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time

Deadline - Fall (All Applicants)

2022-02-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)577
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)90-91
IELTS (Academic Module)7
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Pass
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with Honours
CAELOverall score of 65, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC1
Minimum CAE ScoreC
Duolingo120
PTE Academic67

MASc (Electrical and Computer Engineering)


Program Length (Full-time)

5 term(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Thesis


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time

Deadline - Fall (All Applicants)

2022-02-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)577
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)90-91
IELTS (Academic Module)7
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Pass
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with Honours
CAELOverall score of 65, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC1
Minimum CAE ScoreC
Duolingo120
PTE Academic67

PhD (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)


Program Length (Full-time)

4 year(s)


Program Component(s)

  • Qualifying examination(s)
  • AND Industrial internship OR teaching practicum
  • AND Dissertation


Minimum Required GPA

B+


Fall Entry

  • Full-time

Deadline - Fall (Full-time Applicants Only)

2022-02-15

English Proficiency Requirement

Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)577
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)90-91
IELTS (Academic Module)7
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Pass
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with Honours
CAELOverall score of 65, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC1
Minimum CAE ScoreC
Duolingo120
PTE Academic67

Additional Admission Requirements

Required Forms

Supplementary Information Form (to be completed, saved and uploaded via MyFile.)

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 3 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • GRE is strongly recommended
  • A one-page statement of purpose and previous experience required

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Absolutely. Please indicate in your statement of interest you are not seeking a funding package. To note, you will be responsible for not only funding the cost of your degree, but also the cost of living in the Greater Toronto Area for the length of your degree.
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