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.

Program description - August 2025

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
Start: August 2025
Campus: Cambridge – Fountain Street
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 4 years
Credential: Bachelor of Engineering

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Tuition & fees

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Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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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.
  • In order to participate in a WIL experience/Co-op work term, students must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Students who are not eligible for co-op or do not secure the first work term by the start of the work term semester will be offered the option to enrol in the 15 credit Career Management in Canada GCM70000 co-op alternative. This co-op alternative involves guided activities involving approximately 2 hours of coaching and advising time per week and additional project work.
  • If GCM70000 is selected, students cannot transfer back into the co-op stream and cannot complete a co-op term for their first work term.
  • GCM70000 is delivered online with virtual group coaching/advising session of 2 hours per week.
  • 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 2025 - Cambridge – Fountain Street

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