Electrical Engineering (M.Eng.)

Program Description

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Electrical Engineering (Non-Thesis) offered by the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering is a course-based program that emphasizes tailored and practical learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in independent thinking, critical reflection, and information synthesis to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Unique Program Features

  • The program provides students with a solid background in electrical and computer engineering, both in terms of breadth across the field and depth in the area of specialty;
  • Program graduates frequently pursue careers in research and development;
  • Our research and experimental laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to pursue multidisciplinary research projects, meaning our students are provided with an ideal environment to develop new technologies, discover novel phenomena, and design revolutionary devices;
  • The main research areas of our Faculty members include: bioelectrical engineering, computational electromagnetics, intelligent systems, integrated circuits and systems, nano-electronic devices and materials, photonic systems, power engineering, software engineering, systems and control, telecommunications and signal processing.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Program Website

M.Eng. Electrical Engineering website

Department Contact

Graduate Program grad.ece [at] mcgill.ca (subject: M.Eng.%20Electrical%20Engineering) (email)

Available Intakes



Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 December 15 December 15
WINTER February 15 August 1 October 15

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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