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Computer Engineering (BEng)

"Computer Engineers distinguish themselves with their versatile set of skills: they can design and build computers, interface them with the outside world and make them talk to each other, develop firmware and also create system-level and user/application-level software."

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Is It for You?

Computer engineers influence the way we work and play in our technology-driven, interconnected world. You’ll use scientific and practical knowledge in digital circuit technology to build electronics systems and devices that benefit lives. Create hardware, firmware, software and interfacing systems that let computers communicate with each other and the world. Enhance your skills through an optional paid co-operative internship, an optional specialization in Management Sciences, a summer research internship and leading-edge research projects.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-operative Internship Program

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Engineering

 Grade Range
80-89%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Co-op

 Accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $10,153 - $11,163
International Fees Range: $28,882 - $36,610

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Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

Offer new products and processes in areas such as software programming, systems and data management; healthcare systems, consumer electronic devices and chips; as well as communication systems and the electronics service industry. You may work as an electrical engineer, electronics engineer, IT consultant, systems analyst or network engineer. Or, pursue graduate studies (MEng, MASc, PhD) in electrical and computer engineering.

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