Note: If the student does not consult the supervisor before selecting courses, Department approval may be withheld.
In addition to Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Schulich School of Engineering requirements, the Department normally requires:
Master of Science
a) A minimum of four and a maximum of eight half courses
b) Research and thesis work as major components of the program
Master of Engineering (thesis-based)
a) Five to eight half courses
b) A thesis related to original analysis and/or design
Master of Engineering (course-based)
a) Ten to twelve half courses
Doctor of Philosophy
a) A minimum of six half courses beyond the baccalaureate
b) A minimum of two and a maximum of six half courses beyond the Master’s degree
c) A detailed research proposal
d) A candidacy exam which has both a written and oral component. The written component will be a four hour open book exam usually held a week prior to the oral exam.