Student Academic FAQ
B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering Tell me moreRyerson's Biomedical Engineering program is one of the first standalone undergraduate Biomedical Engineering programs in Canada. The program takes advantage of the strategic location of Ryerson University in Toronto's Medical Discovery District and seven world-class hospitals.
B.Eng. in Computer Engineering Tell me moreComputer 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.
Research Internship Tell me moreThe Research Internship Program (RIP) provides full-time, second-year or third-year undergraduate students in Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering programs with paid opportunities to undertake a supervised research project with a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering over a three-month period (May 15 – August 15).
Co-operative Internship Tell me moreThe Co-operative Internship Program (CIP) provides full-time undergraduate students who have successfully completed three years of the Electrical or Computer Engineering program with the opportunity to obtain valuable, on-the-job training and work experience over a eight, twelve or sixteen consecutive month paid work-term in a company or organization.
Doctor of Philosophy Tell me moreThe program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) provides an opportunity for the full-time student to pursue advanced research. The PhD program requires a minimum of four one-term courses and a research seminar, the successful completion of the Candidacy Examination and, a major research thesis which is expected to be an original and significant contribution to knowledge in the discipline, and the successful defence of the research thesis. The minimum residency of PhD is 24 months and the maximum length of time to complete doctoral studies is 6 calendar years.
Master of Applied Science Tell me moreThe program leading to the degree of Master of Applied Science (MASc) provides an opportunity for the full-time student to pursue advance studies in a specific field of interest and an opportunity to engage in research and engineering design. The MASc program consists of five one-term courses, a research seminar, a research thesis, and the successful defence of the research thesis. The minimum residency of MASc is 12 months and the maximum length of time to complete MASc is 3 calendar years.
Master of Engineering Tell me moreThe program leading to the degree of Master of Engineering (MEng) is intended to provide an opportunity for advanced study, primarily on a part-time basis, which leans more to design and engineering practice than to research. The MEng program requires the successful completion of ten one-term courses or eight one-term courses and a research project. The minimum residency of full-time MEng is 12 months and the maximum length of time to complete full-time MEng is 3 calendar years. The minimum residency of part-time MEng is 24 months and the maximum length of time to complete part-time MEng is 5 calendar years.
International Collaborative Graduate Program Tell me moreThe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers its students the opportunity to pursue a recognized graduate program at Ryerson University as well as at one of our partner universities in Europe. Following the objectives and spirit of Ryerson University's priorities in trans-atlantic collaboration in higher professional education, the participating students will spend one year each at Ryerson and at the partner institution during the normal two year period of the program.
Following the successful completion of their degree requirements at both universities, the students will receive two Master's degrees, one from Ryerson University and the other from the partner university. All of the graduate courses offered at our international partner universities are delivered in English.
Master of Engineering in Computer Networks Tell me moreThe Master of Engineering (MEng) in Computer Networks is a one-year full-time, or a two-year part-time master depending on the qualification demand and the job market at the time, students may be able to step into computer network related employment upon graduation. The program also provides the basis for graduates to take on advanced responsibilities, enabling them to capitalize on their individual backgrounds, and advance in Computer Network careers in areas related to their particular strength and interests.
Students in the program learn the practical aspects of Computer Networks in the laboratory established from a generous equipment donation from CISCO Systems Canada. The laboratory houses numerous switches, routers, and equipment on network security, wireless network and voice over IP.
Energy and Innovation Professional Master's Diploma Tell me moreThe Professional Master's Diploma in Energy and Innovation is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to function competently as officers, administrators, technicians, analysts, etc. in the field of energy. Those wishing to seek external certification in Energy should be well advanced along this path as well.
In addition to providing diverse, meaningful and lucrative career options to participants, the diploma program addresses recognized and pressing needs within the public and private sectors, for individuals qualified in these areas to assume a variety of operational, administrative and managerial roles. Representative job titles might include energy analyst, energy policy advisor and energy manager.
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