Program Information

School: Simon Fraser University – Faculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Computer Engineering, General
Description: The Computer Engineering option offers students the opportunity to specialize in the popular area of computer hardware and software. Students graduating from this option are prepared to face the increasing challenges presented by hardware and software in the modern computer and electronics industries. Further, graduates from this option will have a versatile background so that they can successfully perform in other areas of Engineering such as Communications and Instrumentation.

The program begins with a thorough background in the fundamentals of analog and digital electronics, computer architecture, and networks and communications. Project oriented courses are offered during the early part of this program to provide students with theory and practice. At more advanced levels, subjects include structured programming, software engineering, compilers, operating systems, intelligent systems, embedded systems, real-time systems, and VLSI systems. More information on the co-op education program can be found at

URL: Computer Engineering (BASc) at Simon Fraser University – Faculty of Applied Sciences
Length: 4 Year(s)
Scholarships: 2
Careers: Computer Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 86

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Obtain a minimum grade of 60% in English 4U Obtain a minimum grade of 60% in any Math 3U/3M or 4U/4M or MCT4C, MBF3C, MAP4C Graduate from high school Your admission average is calculated on six approved grade 12 courses, as specified below. ENG 4U, MHF 4U or MCV 4U, SCH 4U, SPH 4U, and two other courses coded 4U/4M or DU/DM (acceptable International, Classical and Native Language courses must be completed at the Grade 12 (DU/DM) level)