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Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.)

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the M.A.Sc. degree will normally possess a bachelor's degree in engineering or a related area, with a minimum GPA of B+ (76–79%), as well as minimum English language requirements, including a TOEFL score of 580 (PBT) or 92 (IBT), or an IELTS minimum overall band of 6.5 (with nothing less than 6.0 per individual test).

Program Requirements

This degree requires satisfactory completion of a minimum of 30 credits, including a 12-credit thesis. At least 18 credits must be coursework, with at least 12 of these completed at the 500 level. Normally, at least 12 of the 18 coursework credits must be in Engineering courses. A student's selection of courses is made in consultation with their supervisor(s) to suit research or career interests. The coursework completed must satisfy the advisory committee prior to graduation.

It usually takes 18–24 months of full-time study to complete the coursework and thesis requirements of the M.A.Sc. program. For further program information, see Master of Applied Science.

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