About MEng

Ready to jump-start your future?

The ECE Master of Engineering program is a course-based master’s degree that provides you with the training and expertise to succeed in today’s competitive information economy. You’ll learn cutting-edge skills from world-renowned faculty and industry leaders, and the innovative curriculum allows you to follow your curiosity and passion, with delivery options to suit your individual circumstances.

An ECE MEng degree opens doors to a range of career opportunities across industries like sustainability, health care, robotics, security and much more. Upon completion, you’ll gain an internationally recognized qualification from the highest ranked university in Canada — ranked 11th in the world in graduate employability by Times Higher Education (2022). Situated in the heart of Toronto's vibrant tech ecosystem, the ECE MEng is the ideal starting point to get you where you’re going.

What is an MEng degree?

An MEng is a course-based master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering that provides students with the training and expertise needed to succeed in today’s information economy.

An MEng is an internationally recognized qualification that:

  • Opens doors to interesting career opportunities
  • Expands your professional network
  • Increases your financial prospects

Apply before the deadline!

International students
March 15, 2024 (for Fall 2024)
May 31, 2024 (for Winter 2025)

Domestic students
May 31, 2024 (for Fall 2024 & Winter 2025)

Why choose ECE at U of T?

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto (ECE) is part of the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering — the number one ranked Engineering School in Canada.

At ECE, we provide an opportunity to pursue advanced studies in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of an internationally renowned faculty. Our size and the breadth of expertise represented across our 104 professors allows us to offer an exceptionally large and diverse array of graduate courses each year.

We also hire industry experts to teach industry-oriented courses designed specifically to meet the needs and interests of MEng students.

In addition to the general degree requirements, students have the option of completing an emphasis in one of these eight areas and/or one of the following emphases specifically tailored for MEng students:

Engineering and Globalization
Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology Engineering (ELITE)
Identity, Privacy and Security (IPS)
Sustainable Energy

Our current MEng-focused courses include:

ECE1779H Introduction to Cloud Computing
ECE1092H Smart Grid Case Studies
ECE1783H Design Tradeoffs in Digital Systems
ECE1718H Special Topics in Computer Hardware Design: Hardware-Accelerated Digital Systems

Other course opportunities

There are also hundreds of other graduate courses offered by other departments within the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, including a selection of ELITE and Analytics courses, as well as across U of T in general, many of which are open to MEng students.

Finally, some students complete a research-oriented MEng project (ECE2500Y) under the supervision of one or more of our faculty.

Flexible delivery options

ECE offers three delivery options for the MEng program, part-time, full-time or extended full-time, to suit your goals and circumstances. September and January start dates are available for all delivery options.

“The biggest advantage that the MEng program at the University of Toronto offered me was the flexibility to choose the courses I wanted to, allowing me to gain a holistic and rich experience that provided me with the perfect launchpad for the career I wanted. The program is perfectly designed for students who wish to learn from the best, in the fields they want, and gives them the opportunities required to excel.”

Ravitej Rekhi, RBC Senior Manager
ECE MEng 2019

Ravitej Rekhi, RBC Senior Manager

Diversity and inclusion

The University of Toronto, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, and the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering are committed to increasing diversity within our community. Excellence flourishes in an environment that embraces the broadest range of people.