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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

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University rank #462 (QS) Montréal, Canada
The Doctor of/Doctorate in Philosophy program leads to the highest degree offered by the Faculty and is designed to provide students an opportunity to obtain the greatest possible expertise in their chosen field through intensive research.
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Overview

Advancement of analytical and/or experimental knowledge through a combination of specialized courses and a research thesis under the supervision of an experienced researcher forms the main component of the doctoral program. Where possible, research of interest to industry is encouraged.

The objective of the PhD program is to educate highly qualified researchers required for the expansion of fundamental knowledge and technological innovation through research and development, as well as the needs of institutions of higher learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Doctoral Seminar in Electrical Engineering 
  • Topics in Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Digital Communications
  • Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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General Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants normally must hold a master’s degree or equivalent with high standing in engineering or computer science, or in a cognate discipline. 

 A completed file that is ready to be assessed will include:

  • Application form and Fee
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three Letters of Reference and assessment form
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts (with mark sheets if applicable) for all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship (if applicable)
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English, are required to submit official language test scores, unless exempted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    503 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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Living costs for Montréal

  • 1074 - 1760 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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