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Lakehead University, Faculty of Engineering - Graduate Program in Control Engineering

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Program Overview

Lakehead University's (Lakehead) Faculty of Engineering offers an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Engineering (MSc Eng) in Control Engineering. The program is designed for chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or software engineering students who wish to pursue careers entailing the application of control principles and theory to industrial problems. Graduate courses include Control Engineering Concepts, Linear Control Theory, Process Control, Intelligent Control, Adaptive Control and Topics in Control Applications.


 Interdisciplinary program for chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical, and software engineering students
 Emphasis on the application of control principles and theory to industrial problems
 Diversity of students with chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical, and software engineering backgrounds
 Emphasis on hands-on experience through course and thesis projects

Admissions & Tuition

  Information For International Students
Admissions Criteria
 Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 70.0
 Minimum GRE Score: No Set Minimum
 Minimum Work Experience: No Set Minimum
 English Language Proficiency  (Minimum Score)
  IELTS: 65.0
  TOEFL (Computer-based): 213.0
  TOEFL (Internet-based): 80.0
  TOEFL (Paper-based): 550.0
Deadlines (Month/Day)
 Application: 2/1
 Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Fees (C$)
 International Application Fee: 50
 Total Tuition for Program (excluding books): 14,282
 Total Fees for Program (excluding books): 557
 Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 14,839

Programs/Credentials Offered by Department

Master's of Science in Engineering

Comparison of Selected Graduate Engineering Credentials Offered

  Approx. # Students
(all options)
Campus Based Option Online
Time To Complete
Master's Degree (Thesis) (F/T)
  Campus Based Option    2 years 

Ranking and Reputation

 Annual research funding to program of $300,000/year

Buildings & Resources

Located on over 130 hectares of land in south-west Thunder Bay, Lakehead's Faculty of Engineering provides "smart classrooms", GIS labs, and computer teaching and research labs for students. All students receive individual computer and email accounts. The C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse offers a fully equipped gymnasium, weight and combative rooms, squash courts and an Olympic-size pool. The multi-sport athletics facility, which opened in 2005, houses an indoor running track, multi-purpose indoor field, aerobic/yoga studio, weight room and fitness centre, climbing wall, student lounge and sports medicine clinic.

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