Computer Engineering

Are you passionate about the fast developing world of electronics and computers? Do you see yourself at the forefront of technology in a career designing, developing and creating the world's future computers, electronic devices and systems? Studying Computer Engineering at York will give you the necessary tools to excel in a fast growing industry in a program that fuses traditional Computer Science theory with hands-on hardware engineering. You will be further able to test your acquired knowledge in a senior Engineering Project with the opportunity to participate in an industry internship.

Career Options in Computer Engineering

This list is not exhaustive but it provides a solid idea of what fellow graduates have gone on to do and what potential careers a Computer Engineering degree can offer. Some options are more directly associated with specific areas of Computer Engineering than others.

  • Author
  • AI designer/developer
  • Blogger
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Client Support Representative
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Security Analyst
  • Database Developer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hardware Systems Designer
  • Industry Consultant
  • Information Technologist
  • Interface Designer
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Journalist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Logistics Specialist
  • National Security Consultant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Media Correspondent
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Operations Manager
  • Patent/Computer Lawyer
  • Product Developer
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Project Manager
  • Researcher
  • Reporter
  • Robotics Specialist
  • Satellite Communications Specialist
  • Smart Phone Designer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Security Engineer
  • Systems Designer
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Video Game Programmer
  • Web Designer

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.