Important Dates

Applications will open on October 15, 2019, for programs commencing in September 2020 and January 2021. All of our programs commence in September and January only.

Research-stream Programs (M.A.Sc. and Ph.D.)

January 7, 2020, is the deadline to complete an application for the M.A.Sc. or Ph.D. program.

  • This deadline applies to all applicants who wish to commence their program in September 2020 or January 2021.
  • Both online applications must be complete including references by the deadline.
    • The ECE WEB SYSTEM will email an applicant’s referees to request references only after the applicant has submitted their application.  As an application is not complete until both references have been submitted, it is highly recommended that applicants (1) submit their applications well in advance of the deadline and (2) confirm that their references have been submitted by the deadline.
  • The supporting hard copy documents, such as transcripts, should be mailed by the deadline.
  • Important Note: The University will be closed from 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 20, 2019, through to 8:45 a.m. (ET) on Monday, January 6, 2020.  Applicants who require assistance before the January 7 deadline should contact the ECE Graduate Office no later than December 18, 2019.
  • From February 20 to 22, 2020, the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering will host select domestic applicants from outside the Greater Toronto Area for an expenses-paid trip to U of T to learn more about our outstanding graduate research programs. Applicants must apply by the January 7 deadline to be considered for an invitation to Graduate Research Days 2020.

Course-based Program (M.Eng.)

March 16, 2020, is the deadline to complete an M.Eng. application for both domestic and international applicants.

  • This deadline applies to all applicants who wish to commence their program in September 2020 or January 2021.
  • Both online applications must be complete including references by the deadline.
    • The ECE WEB SYSTEM will email an applicant’s referees to request references only after the applicant has submitted their application.  As an application is not complete until both references have been submitted, it is highly recommended that applicants (1) submit their applications well in advance of the deadline and (2) confirm that their references have been submitted by the deadline.
  • The supporting hard copy documents, such as transcripts, should be mailed by the deadline.
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