Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Description: Electrical is a broad classical discipline; both computer engineering and biomedical engineering grew out of electrical engineering. Electrical engineering is focused more heavily on the physical design of elecronics, electromagnetics and communication systems. In addition, power systems, sustainable energy, and computer hardware/software are integrated into the program. There are significant opportunities for specialization in the Electrical Engineering Program.

URL: Electrical Engineering and Society at McMaster University
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,009

Cost per year is based on 34 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Careers: Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 86 to 90
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U. Note: Students are expected to have completed Advanced Functions (MHF4U).

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86