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Earn an Electrical Engineering degree and Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced diploma and innovate the future with an engineering career

Collaborative Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree and Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma from Lakehead University and Georgian College (Lakehead-Georgian)

What you need to know:

Program Format: Full-time, Four Year

Credential: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Degree (from Lakehead University), Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma (from Georgian College)

Academic area: Faculty of Engineering, Engineering and Environmental Technologies

OUAC code: AM

Campuses: Years 1 to 4 – Georgian Barrie Campus

Is the electrical engineering degree-diploma program for you?

Earn a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree and Electrical Engineering Technology Advanced diploma at the same time with this four-year collaborative program from Lakehead University and Georgian College (Lakehead-Georgian).

Our program will provide you with a solid foundation across all areas of electrical engineering – gaining valuable theoretical knowledge, practical engineering and applied technology skills. Specific course offerings focus on such subfields as:

  • digital and analog micro-electronics
  • power electronics
  • communication systems
  • computer networks
  • power systems
  • electrical machinery

Graduates are well equipped for future specialization and a wide range of career opportunities.

Electrical engineering degree-diploma admission requirements

Ontario high school students: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including:

  • ENG4U (English)
  • MHF4U (Advanced Functions) (min. 60%)
  • SPH4U (Physics)
  • SCH4U (Chemistry)
  • Two additional Grade 12 U or M credits; MCV4U (Calculus and Vectors) is strongly recommended; one additional credit in Math, Science or Technological Education at 12 U or M is recommended

A minimum final average, based on the best six Grade 12 U or M courses, of 70% is required.

Not an Ontario high school student? Visit our Admissions page.

How much does an electrical engineering degree cost at LUGC?

*Fees are subject to change. These figures are based on tuition fees for first-year undergraduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Domestic Fees: $8,614.92*

International Fees: $34,913.03*

For detailed fees information,  visit Finance and Fees.

Courses you’ll take in the electrical engineering program

The majority of courses that you will be required to complete for the electrical engineering degree-diploma program will be engineering, mathematical and natural sciences based. Here are a few of the courses you will take during your four-year program:

  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Calculus
  • Introductory Physics
  • Engineering Probability and Statistics
  • RF Circuits Design

View a list of the courses required for your electrical engineering degree-diploma.

Practical, hands-on learning

You have the option of applying for a 16-month work term after third year, where you will work in a role directly suited to your major while earning a competitive salary.

What career can you get with an electrical engineering degree?

Given the diversity in program skills and knowledge, there are a number of career options within the public and private sectors that you can explore with your electrical engineering degree.

Your future career

  • control and instrumentation engineer
  • electrical engineer
  • power generation and distribution engineer
  • engineering project manager
  • telecommunications engineer
  • electronics engineer
  • network engineer

Your future work setting

  • aerospace industry
  • engineering firms
  • power generation
  • provincial or federal government
  • oil industry
  • telecommunication and utilities corporations