Faculty: Faculty of Engineering Degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Engineering Campus: Fredericton
Looking for a fast-paced career in a high-tech world? An Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) degree will teach you how to develop new products, devices, and systems that are vital in today’s tech-hungry market.
Why Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNB?
UNB was the first university to introduce engineering in Canada. Since 1894, we’ve been perfecting our program and Electrical Engineering has grown and benefited from this commitment. The ECE Department offers excellent teaching resources and state-of-the-art lab equipment. Also, faculty researchers are leading national and international research in:
Renewable energy (wind and solar)
UNB’s Co-op Program: This program offers attractive salaries, allowing most of the Co-op students to graduate with very low debt or even debt-free. Co-op graduates typically have job offers before they graduate because of their previous experience with employers. Previous work placements include: Altera Corp; NB Power Nuclear; Siemens; J.D. Irving Limited; Communications Security Establishment; Twin Rivers Paper Co; Bell Aliant Regional; Suncor Energy; McCain Foods; IBM Limited; NB Department of Environment; Dragonwave; and others.
Engineering Co-op and Exchange Program: our students have worked and studied in Germany, France and Norway.
Skills you will acquire:
Learn about social and professional responsibilities as an individual and future engineer
Technology management and product development
Problem solving and critical thinking
Developing systems with the latest hardware and software