Computer Engineering

Combine expertise in software and hardware with applications in fields ranging from financial to environmental to automotive. Students learn digital electronics and computer architecture, moving up to operating systems, intelligent systems, and software engineering.

Overview

Computer Engineering is an option in the Engineering Science program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Computer and Electronics Design is available as a minor.

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Detailed admission requirements

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

Engineering Science

How to apply

Applying to the major program

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Applied Sciences
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BASC Engineering Science

You will choose an Engineering option towards the end of your second year.

Applying to the minor program

See the information in the Academic Calendar.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Robotics Specialist
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager