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    The Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is suited to students who wish to pursue their electrical and computer engineering education beyond the undergraduate level but do not wish to pursue a thesis based research program. The program requires students to complete 30 credits of course work with the option of completing a supervised project.

    The typical completion time for the M.Eng. is 12-16 months, if pursued on a full-time basis. M.Eng. degree candidates registered as full-time students are required to spend at least one winter session at the University. Candidates can also complete the M.Eng. on a part-time basis. In either case the program must be completed within 5 years of initial registration.

    M.Eng. candidates have two options for completing the necessary 30 credits.

    Option 1:
    • EECE 500 Level or above(12 credits)
    • 500 Level or above(12 credits)
    • Candidate's Choice 300/400/500 Level(6 credits)
    Option 2:
    • EECE 500 Level or above(12 credits)
    • 500 Level or above(6 credits)
    • Candidate's Choice 300/400/500 Level(6 credits)
    • Supervised Project(6 credits)

    Canada requirements for international students

    Canada is now the most educated country in the world, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Most of all, there are a lot of programs for international students. 

    The universities of Canada don't use a centralized system of undergraduate application so the students have to apply separately for each institution they want to attend. However, the most general procedures and requirements to get admission in Canada are: an application form, an official high school transcript or university transcript, CV which present your educational achievements, work or volonteer experience, and a letter of intent (LOI) that demonstrate personal and professional goals of the student and explains the interest of the applicant. 

    IELTS is most widely recognized and accepted English proficiency test in Canada. However, some universities accept TOEFL as an English test requirement. So you'll need to contact the university for the information about the test you have to provide and the score that you must obtain. 


    Applicants to the M.Eng. program must have an accredited (by UBC) four year Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field. It is preferred that M.Eng. applicants have some industrial experience.Applicants should ensure that all necessary documents are included:Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution Curriculum Vitae (CV)UBC-specified Statement of PurposeEnglish Proficiency exam (if required)Scan copy of Permanent Residents card or Canadian Citizenship card (if applicable) English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 TOEFL iBT® test: 100
    In the ECE department, admission is considered separately from financial support. Financial assistance is available for some students.It is up to the student to ensure that sufficient funds are available to undertake his/her graduate program. The Department has a very strong research focus and ranks number one amongst ECE departments in Canada in NSERC research funding per professor. Students should contact potential supervisors for research assistant funding.
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