Program Options

Computer Engineering

After completing Western Engineering’s Common First Year, you can enroll in the Computer Engineering program. In your second year of study, you will choose one of the following options: Electronic Devices for Ubiquitous Computing and Software Systems for Ubiquitous Computing.

Electronic Devices for Ubiquitous Computing

Students in this option focus on the design of electronic hardware systems with an emphasis on applications such as mobile communications. This option provides students with a systems-level perspective on digital electronics, including fundamental principles of computer architecture, integration of hardware and software design considerations, and opportunities to specialize in applications such as microelectronic devices, artificial intelligence, digital control systems, and digital signal and image processing.
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Software Systems for Ubiquitous Computing

This option is intended for students who wish to specialize in the development of low-level software (i.e., software that interacts directly with its hardware platform), particularly the operating software for smart phones and similar mobile networked devices. This option provides students with a systems-level perspective on embedded software systems, emphasizing software engineering fundamentals, integration of hardware and software design considerations, and opportunities to specialize in applications such as information security, digital control systems, and digital signal and image processing.
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Dual Degrees

You can also complete a dual degree with more than 50 major modules in faculties such as: Science, Music, Social Science or Arts & Humanities.

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Electrical Engineering

 After completing Western Engineering’s Common First Year, you can enroll in the Electrical Engineering program and choose from one of the following options: Wireless Communication, Power Systems or Biomedical Signals and Systems.

Wireless Communication

Wireless Communication is one of the most dynamic areas of industrial development and research. Our program allows students to explore the operation and design of communication systems. Courses in theory and design of Communications Systems, Antennas, Data Networks and Digital Signal Processing form the core of this option.
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Power Systems Engineering

The world is looking to develop sustainable, environmentally friendly and diversified sources of electrical energy. There is also a significant demand in the power generation and distribution industry for renewal and expansion of technical personnel. This option offers students a solid background in design and the operation of conventional power systems, as well as insight into modern and alternative sources of electric power generation.
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Biomedical Signals and Systems

As society continues to age there is a higher demand for intensive upgrades and modernization of medical equipment, resulting in a greater need for engineers specializing in design, manufacturing and servicing of such devices. This option offers students a solid background in the fields of signal processing, imaging and biomedical systems.
View courses for the Biomedical Signals and Systems Option.

Dual Degrees

You can also complete a dual degree with Business (Ivey HBA), Law, and more than 50 major modules in faculties such as: Science, Music, Social Science or Arts & Humanities.

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Software Engineering

After completing Western Engineering’s Common First Year, you can enroll in the Software Engineering program with an opportunity to complete an Embedded Systems or Health Informatics Option in fourth year.

Embedded Systems

This option focuses on embedded systems, which are computer systems with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints.
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Health Informatics

Health Informatics is the emerging field of collecting, storing, retrieving and presenting health-related information. This option provides training on issues related to handling such information as well as issues on security, privacy and integrity.
View courses for the Health Informatics Option.

Dual Degrees

You can also complete a dual degree with Business (Ivey HBA), Law, and more than 50 major modules in faculties such as: Science, Music, Social Science or Arts & Humanities.

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Mechatronic Syetems Engineering

After completing Western Engineering’s Common First Year, you can enroll in the Mechatronic Systems Engineering program. Throughout the program, you take core courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering (including basic circuit theory, computer design, software design, embedded computing and control systems) as well as core courses in Mechanical and Materials Engineering (including dynamics, material properties, machine design, and thermodynamics). 

View courses for the Mechatronic Systems Engineering program.

Dual Degrees

You can also complete a dual degree with Business (Ivey HBA), Law, and more than 50 major modules in faculties such as: Science, Music, Social Science or Arts & Humanities.

Please click here for program brochure.