Dec 04, 2021  
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The Degree of MEng (Electrical and Computer Engineering) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

The Master of Engineering program is a course-based program.

Students are required to complete a minimum of ★27.5 in coursework including a ★3 project.


  • Eight ★3 graduate-level courses which must be approved by the Associate Chair - Graduate Program
  • ENGG 600  (★0.5)- Engineering Ethics and Integrity
  • Additional coursework may be required.

Capstone Project

  • ECE 910  (★3) – Directed Research Project.

Ethics Requirement

Engineering students meet their ethics requirement through ENGG 600  and the FGSR Graduate Ethics Training (GET) course.

Professional Development Requirement

Engineering students must meet their Professional Development requirement through the completion of two courses, registration for which is through eClass. Contact the Department for further information.

Academic Standing Requirement

Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 throughout the course of the program.

Failure to maintain the required cumulative GPA will normally result in a recommendation by the Associate Chair – Graduate Program to FGSR that the student be placed on academic probation  or required to withdraw.

Residence Requirement

The minimum period of residence is one four-month term of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the MEng is typically one and a half years to two years.

The maximum time to complete the course-based MEng program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.