Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5B 2K3

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Description The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers graduate programs, leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Applied Science and Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The main objective of these programs is to provide high quality graduate training in electrical and computer engineering beyond the Bachelor's degree. The Department promotes a rigorous scholarly environment with strong cross-disciplinary links supporting advanced education, research and engineering applications. The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) provides an opportunity for the student to pursue advanced research. The PhD program requires a minimum of four one-term courses and a research seminar, the successful completion of the qualifying examination and, a major research thesis which is expected to be an original and significant contribution to knowledge in the discipline.
Website: Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 77
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]

If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 27, 2018