MSc Eng in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering (MSc Eng) in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Lakehead University is a great path to a sound future. Our program provides students with the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge in the field through a combination of coursework and research. Students in the MSc Eng program have the opportunity to work collaboratively with world-class researchers and institutes, state of the art facilities and all within a collegial learning environment. The small class sizes and extensive instructor-student interaction creates a positive learning environment that fosters student success. The program offers three routes to the degree:

  • The thesis option fosters develops the independent research abilities of students. These objectives are achieved through a combination of course work and research. This option is ideal for students seeking to continue on to doctoral studies as well as students interested in research and development careers within industry. All thesis students must enrol full-time in the program.

  • In addition, there are two course-based options that combine advanced level coursework with either a research project or paper. The course based options allow students broad exposure to advanced topics within the field as well as the opportunity to complete a research project or investigate an emerging field of engineering through the completion of a research paper. Both full-time and flex-time options are available for course-based students.

Full details on the degree requirements can be obtained by viewing the calendar entry.

All applications to the thesis option are automatically considered for financial assistance.

Information for Prospective Students

Information for Current Students

  • Procedures and forms
  • Program announcements

Contact Information

For additional information about the Graduate Program in Electrical and Computer Engineering contact:
Graduate Coordinator, Master of Science in Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Phone: (807) 343-8010 ext.8932
Office: ATAC 5002
Engineering Graduate Administrator
Phone: (807) 343-8010 ext.7140
Office: CB 4067