Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is a fast-changing and diverse discipline concerned with the analysis, design, and manufacture of a huge variety of devices, systems, and processes involving electricity. It deals with the transfer of electrical energy and information.


Electrical Engineering at Memorial

Memorial’s Electrical Engineering program is unique in that it is a mandatory, integrated co-operative education program. Design projects will be a big feature of your program, including projects in electrical or software design and capstone design projects in the final year of your program. Students take courses in circuit analysis, electromagnetics, power systems, electric machines, communications, microprocessors, computer programming and control systems.


Sample courses

ENGI 4841 - Electromechanical Devices
ENGI 5812 - Basic Electromagnetics
ENGI 6871 - Communication Principles


Career Opportunities

  • Electrical systems design engineer
  • Communications engineer
  • Electrical systems planning engineer
  • Control system designers

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