Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers are specialists who provide essential support for the conveniences and services related to electric power and communications, and take leading roles in the design of new products and services. As an electrical engineering student, you will study electric circuits and motors, electromagnetics, microelectronics, signal processing, communications, robotics and control, digital logic, and microprocessors. You will build on a base of applied mathematics and physics, and learn to use the laws of physics that govern electrical systems to design new products and services.

Streams

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Microelectronics and Photonics
  • Mechatronics
  • Energy and Power Electronics
  • Robotics and Control

Careers

  • Autonomous robotics
  • Biotechnology
  • Fibre and laser electro-optics
  • Green power systems
  • Security systems
  • Wearable technology
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Learn more about the Electrical Engineering program by exploring the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering website.