Electrical Engineering Technology - Marine & Industrial, Diploma

Design, build and power your career. With your new analytical and technical skills you’ll be well-prepared for a rewarding career in Electrical Engineering Technology.

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Program at a glance



Work experience

Co-op / internship

Study options


Open to International



2.5 years

Co-ops and internships

Alternate between full-time studies and full-time paid work, better preparing you to embark on your career after graduation.
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The essence of high tech

Start in September

Learn leading-edge topics with applied learning to enable you to design Electrical Engineering systems. This program is designed to prepare you for direct entry in the marine or industrial electrical sectors, or you can choose to further your education in engineering at UVIC.

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Diversify your skills

The Electrical Engineering Technology—Marine & Industrial program provides you with all the knowledge you need to work in a variety of positions within the Marine sector, and industrial electrical field.

You'll develop your skills with electrical devices such as VFD’s, PLC’s and Electrical Machines and will be able to design and document these complex electrical systems that can be applied in both marine and industrial projects.

Career opportunities

As an Electrical Engineering Technologist, you'll be equipped for employment in:

  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Analog and digital circuitry design
  • Design and implementation of programmable logic controller (PLC) control systems
  • Analysis, monitoring, control and design of complex electrical systems
  • Communications systems design and installation
  • Marine electrical propulsion systems
  • Technical and sales support in the electrical technology field

Bridge to UVic

You may convert your diploma into a degree by applying to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Bridge.

The eight-month bridge program leads directly into the third year of a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering at UVic.

What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

Be the change

In the classroom, you'll develop your skills with electrical devices such as VFD’s, PLC’s and Electrical Machines and will be able to design and document these complex electrical systems that can be applied in both marine and industrial projects.

What to expect

The program is delivered over five semesters, starting in September and running through to the end of April. You have the option of taking paid co-op or internship work terms but you do not have to decide until later in first year.

The program is rigorous, requiring you to do work outside of the classroom. In addition to approximately 30 hours per week of class time, you should expect to spend between 15-20 hours outside of the classroom per week.

Year 1

In your first year, you'll learn some fundamental electrical theory and apply this to semiconductors. You'll learn to program in the C language and will have completed your first microcontroller course.

Digital fundamentals will be understood and you'll have the opportunity to program PLDs using both a graphical interface as well as by VHDL. You'll also be introduced to a wide range of renewable energy technologies.

Years 2 & 3

In the second year you'll expand your knowledge to include electrical drives and control systems, as well adapting your foundation knowledge to marine-specific applications in engineering, power, and communications systems. In your final term you'll develop your project management skills and showcase your final project at the Capstone Symposium.

Optional Co-op/Internship Designation

As an Electrical Engineering Technology—Marine & Industrial student, you have the option to supplement your classroom learning with the completion of up to three paid work terms. After successful completion of these optional work experiences, you'll qualify for either the Co-op or Internship designation when you graduate.

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2023, to August 31, 2024

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program.

Electrical Engineering Technology - Marine & Industrial, Diploma

$15,391 (domestic)
$39,530 (international)

Electrical Engineering Technology - Marine & Industrial, Diploma, Co-Op designation 

$16,745 (domestic)
$42,800 (international)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

For International students visit: International Tuition & Fees.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission Requirements

One of:

  • C in English 12 
  • C in ENGL 092 
  • C in ENGL 103 
  • C in ENGL 130 
  • C in ENGL 142 
  • C in ELD 092 
  • C in ELD 097 
  • C in ELD 103 

One of:

  • C+ in Pre-calculus 12  
  • C+ in MATH 097 
  • C in MATH 107 
  • C in MATH 115 

And one of:

  • C in Physics 11 
  • C in Physics 11 Camosun Alternative  
  • C in PHYS 151

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...

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John Yang

John Yang

Acting Chair, Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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James van Oort

Department Chair, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Ian Browning

Ian Browning

Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Alan Duncan

Alan Duncan

Instructor - Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Sahitya Yadav Kandur

Sahitya Yadav Kandur

Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Godfried Pimlott

Godfried Pimlott

Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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 Lindsay Stretch

Lindsay Stretch

Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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Mozhgan Moazzen zadeh-Bacon

Mozhgan Moazzen zadeh-Bacon

Instructor, Electronics and Computer Engineering

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For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar. 

Contact information

Electronics & Computer Engineering

Campus location

Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1

Location link

Interurban Campus




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