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Electronic Systems Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD)

The electronic systems engineering graduate programs at the University of Regina give you the academic and applied research experience needed to compete for top engineering jobs, grow your career, and create next-generation innovations in electronics for industrial and consumer uses.

Applied research remains the driver of invention and modernization in the electrical engineering profession. Leading research also strives to serve organizations, nations and individual end-users as their needs and demands change.

Our systems approach to electronic engineering focuses on the big challenges addressing safety, environmental, social, economic and administrative implications.

Choose U of R and connect with these core strengths:

  • Applied engineering research
  • Research partnerships with industry
  • Faculty dedicated to your success and training

Popular graduate-level electronic systems engineering courses include applied machine learning and power systems advanced protection and control.

Find the master’s degree option that best meets your interests and goals:

  • Master of Applied Science – Thesis (30 credit hours), focusing primarily on research
  • Master of Applied Science – Co-op (38 credit hours), combining research and field experience
  • Master of Engineering – Project (30 credit hours), focusing on growth for practicing engineers
  • Master of Engineering – Co-op (38 credit hours), integrating academic growth and professional development

We offer the following doctoral programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electronic Systems Engineering (60 credit hours) (after Master's degree)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Electronic Systems Engineering (63 credit hours) (after MEng degree)

Quick Facts

Program: Master of Applied Science – Thesis Master of Applied Science – Co-op Master of Engineering – Project Master of Engineering – Co-op Doctorate (after Master's) Doctorate (after MEng)
Length: Master of Applied Science – Thesis: 2 years Master of Applied Science – Co-op: 2 years, 8 months Master of Engineering – Project: 2 years Master of Engineering – Co-op: 2 years, 8 months Doctorate: 4 years
Offered Through: University of Regina
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What Is Electronic Systems Engineering?

If you want an advanced career in designing information and communication systems using electronics and computers, then a graduate degree in electronic systems engineering gives you a strong foundation to achieve your goals. From micro circuits and artificial intelligence to drones and advanced communications, you gain knowledge and experience to forge new frontiers in electronic engineering.

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Why Study Electronic Systems Engineering at the University of Regina?

By taking a systems approach to engineering problems, you bring a much broader view of possible applied solutions in your work. U of R helps you expand your engineering talents to design, test and evaluate solutions through research done in your academic coursework and through access to additional off-campus resources.
U of R Electronic Systems Engineering grad program motivated me to keep moving towards my dream. The faculty members guided me to acquire the knowledge required for future success.
Umar Ahsan
Teck Resources Ltd., Data Scientist

Frequently Asked Questions

What electronic systems engineering scholarships, assistantships and grants are available?

The University of Regina gives students in the master’s degree in electronic systems engineering access to graduate teaching assistantships as well as grants and scholarships through the Graduate Awards Portal.

Also, consider your eligibility for the following awards and scholarships:

  • Edgar A. Wahn Scholarship
  • J.D. Mollard Graduate Award
  • Esam Hussein Engineering and Applied Science Graduate Scholarship for Excellence
  • Harald Liebe Graduate Scholarship in Petroleum Engineering
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme Climate Change Graduate Travel Scholarship
  • Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) 10th Anniversary Graduate Student Scholarship
  • Regina Engineering Society Scholarship
  • Sampson J. Goodfellow Scholarship
  • SaskPower Graduate Scholarship
  • Saskatchewan Innovation and Excellence Graduate Scholarship
  • The Miklos F. Barabas, P.Eng. Graduate Scholarship
  • National Scholarships (Tri-Council Funding)
  • Faculty Sponsorship
  • Thesis Student Scholarships
  • STEM Women Scholarship
  • Levene Graduate School of Business Funding


What engineering student groups can I join?

Take the opportunity to connect with fellow graduate-level engineering students through the Regina Engineering Graduate Students Association. 

Also, build your professional network through these additional engineering clubs!

Electronic Systems Engineering Concepts and Goals

The electronic systems engineering graduate programs at the University of Regina pursues an objective of providing top-notch engineering academic and research experience. Our efforts support the advancement of our students’ careers and the innovation required to meet ever-changing demands in the profession.

Research-Based Problem Solving

Leverage your ideas and innovation through research-based applied engineering to solve old and new problems in areas including advanced communication systems, cyber-physical systems, signal processing and smart energy systems.

Project Leadership and Modernization

Apply a systems approach to modernize existing electronic systems or revolutionize new ones. With a broad view of social, safety, economic, environmental and administrative considerations, you can best serve the needs of employers and end users wherever you choose to pursue your career.


Applied sciences only work when professional engineers collaborate and communicate effectively with other engineers, project managers and stakeholders to ensure project success.

What Can You Do With an Electronic Systems Engineering Graduate Degree?

U of R electronic systems engineering graduates vie for prestigious and impactful engineering jobs with government, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector employers across Canada or wherever in the world they choose to live and work. Our graduates are employed by companies such as Brandt, Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Government of Canada, MacPherson Engineering, Ministry of Energy and Resources, Government of Saskatchewan, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskTel, SeedMaster, Stantec, The Mosaic Company, and more.

The jobs graduates go on to include:
  • Electronic systems engineer
  • Test engineer
  • Engineering manager
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