Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering

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Graduates of three-year diploma programs in electronics engineering technology may apply to transfer credits for bridging into the ESE program.

Students in this program must bring a mobile device that meets the minimum required specifications.

Program description - August 2021

Design your future in this accredited Engineering degree program and discover the exciting and ever-changing world of electronic systems engineering - software, hardware, and embedded systems integration. It will start you down the path to pursuing a professional engineering career through licensing with Professional Engineers Ontario. There is a need in the market for highly qualified personnel able to work at the interface between the software and hardware that form the basis of Canada's innovation economy. This program is geared toward motivated individuals looking for rewarding careers in software engineering, electronics engineering, computer engineering, product development, machine learning, artificial intelligence, aerospace, internet networking, cyber security, internet-of-things, robotics and the next generation of smart devices and technology. This program is ideally suited for makers, tinkerers and analytical thinkers.This Honours-level Bachelor of Engineering program is a project-based learning environment where you will apply engineering and project management principles to solve real-world problems. You will develop the engineering skills to be job-ready to analyze, design and build the systems and products of tomorrow. Over the four years of the program, you will build your software and electronics engineering know-how and tackle many hands-on projects, leading to an open-ended capstone design project where you will investigate, design, implement and prototype a solution to an important societal problem. Expand your leadership and teamwork skills as you work on group-based projects throughout the program. You will participate in a total of twelve months of co-op to gain valuable experience for your career. Co-op work terms are strategically scheduled to allow you to apply what you learn in the classroom, and the hours you work in industry gain you credit towards your Professional Engineers Ontario work experience requirements.Students have opportunities for both co-op and post-graduate jobs at high profile companies both domestic and international. Small class sizes allow you to get to know your Professors and classmates. Follow your curiosity in our state of the art facilities and find your place along the bench where you'll discover specialized tools and software. Learn programming languages and design in the latest CAD environments. Then bring your ideas to life in labs featuring the latest high-tech equipment like oscilloscopes, signal generators, 3D printers and rapid prototyping platforms. This program that has been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) of Engineers Canada. Graduating from this program satisfies the academic requirements needed to apply for a license as a professional engineer in Canada. Join graduates who work for high-profile local and multinational tech companies, in careers such as software development, hardware design, electric vehicles, medical devices, internet networking, smart manufacturing, and wearables and sensors. You can also choose to further your education at the graduate level (Masters, PhD) or other post-graduate opportunities.

Program details

Code: 1094C
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 4 years
Start: August 2021
Campus: Cambridge – Fountain Street
Credential: Bachelor of Engineering

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Engineering & Technology

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2022 will not be available until spring 2022.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$6939.00
$14750.00
Ancillary Fees
$1861.04
$3141.04
Total Fees
$8800.04
$17891.04

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $3469.50 $3469.50
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $79.39 $79.39
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Program Services Fee $208.88 $208.88
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $4562.27 $4237.77
Year Total   $8800.04

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Winter 2022
International - Degree Program Tuition $7375.00 $7375.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
Capital Development Fee $79.39 $79.39
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00 -
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $530.00 -
CSI Legal Protection $30.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50 $27.50
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $10.00 $10.00
Program Services Fee $208.88 $208.88
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $60.50 $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50 $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00 $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $9372.77 $8518.27
Year Total   $17891.04

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
  • Students who do not secure the first work term by the start of the work term semester will be offered the option to enrol in the 14 credit Career Management in Canada GCM70000 co-op alternative. This co-op alternative involves one 3 hour on campus session per week and 12 hours per week of online and out-of-class activity.
  • If GCM70000 is selected, the student must attend sessions from the first session of the term and cannot complete a co-op term for their first work term.
  • GCM70000 may be delivered at the Doon, Waterloo, or Cambridge campus.
  • GCM70000 is only an alternative for the first co-op work term of the program, students will still complete at least one mandatory co-op work term if they choose GCM70000.

Delivery sequence - August 2021 - Cambridge – Fountain Street

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