Communications Engineering


There is a 15-credit-hour requirement for the award of the graduate diploma.

A student must complete nine credits hours from a list of prescribed core courses from Group A and six credit hours from a list of prescribed electives from Group B, as follows:

Group A courses: Three core courses (three credit hours per course)

ENGI 9871 Information Theory and Coding
ENGI 9872 Digital Communications
ENGI 9878 Wireless and Mobile Communications

Group B courses: Two elective courses from the following list (three credit hours per course)

ENGI 9806 Special Topics in Communications Engineering
ENGI 9821 Digital Signal Processing
ENGI 9825 Random Signals
ENGI 9876 Advanced Data Networks
ENGI 9877 Computer and Communications Security

Students who take more than the required number of core or elective courses of this program will be charged tuition fee as per university policy for each additional course completed.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Communications Engineering program, the minimum requirement will normally be a second-class degree in a relevant area of study. Relevant backgrounds include: communications engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, information and computer science, electrical and information engineering, computer science and technology or other relevant area of study from a university of recognized standing.

Prior coursework in signal and system (preferably, digital signal processing), probability and statistics, and communications principals are suitable backgrounds for this program.

Intake: Fall, each year.

Information regarding the application process and procedure can be found here.