Master of Engineering (MEng)

Admission Requirements

For a candidate to be considered for the Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering program, they must have obtained an undergraduate degree in engineering in industrial engineering or a related discipline with high scholastic standing from a recognized university. Applicants with industrial experience are encouraged to apply.  

Academic Requirements
Program Requirements
The course requirements for the Master of Engineering is not less than 27 credit hours and the graduate seminar. Undergraduate courses, in the area of a student’s interest, not taken by the student for previous credit, may be included in the program, subject to prior approval. Not more than 12 credit hours may be undergraduate credit hours. Up to 6 credit hours of the program requirements may be completed in the form of an optional project requiring appointment of a project supervisor, and submission of a final report to be assessed by the project supervisor and an internal reader. Students should seek advice from the program coordinator if they intend to pursue this option. All programs must have the approval of the department.

Graduate Seminar
The seminar requirement is fulfilled by completing the IENG 7000 course, which involves attending, and participating in, all Graduate Seminars held in the department throughout the duration of the student’s residency period, as well as making at least one seminar presentation.

Examination Requirement
All courses required to meet the degree requirements are considered essential courses. Essential courses can include any required undergraduate or prerequisite courses. Any courses taken in excess of the requirements are subject to approval by the supervisor. These courses will appear on the student’s transcript as regular courses.

All Master’s degree candidates must pass all graduate level courses, and any approved undergraduate courses, with a grade of at least B-.  Graduate students are allowed to repeat only one course during their program in the Faculty of Engineering. Graduate students are not eligible to write supplementary examinations. Transfer credits from other universities will be considered on a case by case basis.

In addition to meeting the grade requirements, failure to maintain an acceptable academic standing will result in a student being asked to withdraw from the program. Failure to achieve the minimum mark as noted above shall be considered grounds for dismissal.

Time Requirement
A candidate for a MEng degree will be required to spend at least twelve months full-time on course work and the optional project. All students are required to register each session to maintain eligibility to continue a program of studies. See Faculty of Graduate Studies Regulations, Section 7, for policies regarding the maximum length of time for degree completion and extensions.