Master of Engineering in Internetworking
at Dalhousie University, Canada
The Master of Engineering in Internetworking degree at
Dalhousie University is geared towards the following groups of people:
Internetworking is an area of growing
significance and importance in today's world. It is a multidisciplinary area
which requires knowledge and skills in the related areas of engineering,
communications, mathematics and modeling, computer and network architectures,
and computer software. It is an industry that draws on interdisciplinary
knowledge, requires practical ability, and capitalizes on individual strengths.
The Master of Engineering in
Internetworking was introduced in 1997 as the first
graduate program in the world dedicated to Internetworking. The Internetworking
Program is a course-based Master's degree that provides the theoretical
background to analyze the shortcomings and strengths of network technologies,
their continuing evolution, and the challenges that lie ahead for the industry.
The program is designed to allow students to apply their knowledge and develop
hands-on experience in a unique environment. Invaluable opportunities to
analyze, test and integrate the student's knowledge, concepts and ideas, through
interactive learning are incorporated throughout the program. Through
collaborative group work in the Internetworking laboratories, students have the
opportunity to develop the team skills which are highly valued in industry. A
solid education at the master degree level is provided. Graduates of this
program will have a solid theoretical foundation as well as a solid technology
experience, and will be positioned for success in many different facets of the
has been designed to accommodate full-time students taking two or more course
per term, as well as individuals presently employed in the Internetworking and
related industries. The course lecture format is delivery over a two or three
week period (rather than the usual 13-week format). Normally there are 3 to 4
hours of lectures and 4 hours of laboratory work each day. Courses are offered
sequentially in the pre-requisite order
Weekend days will be required according to the needs of specific courses.
Program Entrance Requirements
Students entering this program must hold
a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. Applicants with degrees in the
following areas will be considered: computer science, computer engineering,
electrical engineering, industrial engineering, physical sciences or
mathematics. An undergraduate grade point average equivalent to a CGPA of at
least 3.0 is normally required; for those with a CGPA between 2.7 and 3.0,
relevant work experience will be a factor in assessing the application.
Dalhousie University is located in
beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia; one of the oldest cities in Canada.
an international city of 360, 000 is large enough to offer many of the activities
and services of an urban city, while maintaining the friendliness of a small
town. Infused with energy and enthusiasm of thousands of students, Halifax is
an exciting coastal city with a youthful flair. Combine this student-friendly
atmosphere with our legendary Maritime charm, and it is easy to see that Nova
Scotia's capital city will quickly become your second home.