Computer Engineering

Computer engineering is a fast-changing discipline concerned with the design and analysis of computer systems applied to the solution of practical problems. It encompasses both computer hardware and software design in applications ranging from telecommunications and information systems (such as the Internet or telephone networks) to instrumentation and robotics.


Computer Engineering at Memorial

Memorial’s Computer Engineering program is unique in that it is a mandatory, integrated co-operative education program. Students will take courses in computer hardware, software and communications systems and learn about circuit analysis, systems and signals, digital logic design, electronics, software design and implementation, computer architecture and microprocessors, digital hardware design, software design, digital communications, computer networking, concurrent programming and real-time operating systems.


Sample courses

ENGI 3821 - Circuit Analysis
ENGI 5895 - Software Design
ENGI 6871 - Communications Principles


Career Opportunities

  • Software design engineer
  • Network planning engineer
  • Digital hardware design engineer
  • System manager
  • Communications engineer

Note: some of these careers may call for supplementary education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential learning or professional courses and exams.


Program Information

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science


Bachelor of Engineering


St. John's

Honours Option:


Co-op Available:

Yes (mandatory)


5 years (1 year in Engineering One + 4 years in major)

Application Deadline:

March 1


Tuition InformationWebsite


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230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000