Graduate Programs

Compare Degree Programs

Below is a table that summarizes the difference between our various programs.

Master of Engineering (MEng) Master of Applied Science (MASc) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Type of Program Professional Research Research
Duration 12-18 months 24 months 48 months
Specialization Options

N/A

  • Chemical & Biological
  • Electrical & Computer
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Chemical & Biological
  • Electrical & Computer
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
Program Components
  • Coursework
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Internship
  • Coursework
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Thesis
  • Coursework
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Dissertation
Eligibility for Financial Assistance May apply for Teaching Assistantships Normally from their thesis supervisors and may apply for Teaching Assistantships, graduate awards and scholarships Normally from their thesis supervisors and may apply for Teaching Assistantships, graduate awards and scholarships
Cooperative Education Co-op options available. Approximately 4-8 month terms (Credits not applicable to master’s requirements) N/A N/A

The Biomedical Engineering program also participates in the combined MD/PhD program. Please see details on the PhD program page.