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electrical engineering - communications - GPS

Communications engineers design, develop, test and maintain electronic parts and systems used in computers, communications, navigation, industry and entertainment.

A Communications engineer may be involved in the:

  • Development of global positioning technologies which help in search and rescue operations
  • Creation of video-conferencing facilities which bring people together from all over the world
  • Design and maintenance of satellites which bring TV, telephone and Internet service into remote and rural regions
In your community: 

We live in a big world. However by simply pressing a few buttons or clicking a mouse, a telephone call or email can reach Tokyo from Rankin Inlet in a matter of seconds!

The way your community will talk to the world 20 years from now is being developed by communications engineers today. If you want to help build that future and decide how it will look like for your people, you should consider becoming a communications engineer.


If you like...

  • Problem solving
  • Being creative
  • Building things
  • Communicating with people
  • Technology
  • Helping people

...you might enjoy Communications Engineering


If you want to study Communications Engineering, then you could go to the following university:

Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada

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