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Admission Information

For further information on deadline dates, English Proficiency requirements and the online application, please visit or contact the Graduate Admissions Office.

Doctoral (PhD) Program Admission Requirements
  • Applicants for admission to the PhD program must have completed a Master’s program in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, or other related Engineering or Applied Science field, from a recognized institution.
  • For admission to the PhD program, a Master's degree with a minimum B+ average or equivalent standing and demonstrated research capabilities are required. 
  • Two letters of reference are required, at least one of which must be from a former professor.
Master's Program Admission Requirements
  • Applicants to the Master’s program must have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, or other related Engineering or Applied Science field, from a recognized institution.
  • For the MASc program, applicants must have a minimum B+ average or equivalent in the last two years of study and a demonstrated capacity to succeed in the graduate program. 
  • For the MEng program, applicants must have a minimum of a B average or equivalent in the last two years of study and demonstrated capacity to succeed in the graduate program. 
  • Two letters of reference are required, at least one of which must be from a former professor. 
  • The MASc program is offered full time only.  The MEng program is offered both full time and part time
  • The part time MEng program does not guarantee evening classes.
English Language Requirements

Students whose previous language of instruction was not English must submit proof of proficiency in the English language.  A list of acceptable standard tests and score requirements can be found at www.ryerson.ca/graduate/admissions.

Program Specific Documents Required for Admissions

Please refer to the Prepare your Application webpage to begin the Online Application process.  

Your Statement of Interest Form [PDF] should be no more than 500-1000 words and should include the following:

  • For PhD, MASc and MEng project-based applicants please list a maximum of THREE (3) Mechanical or Industrial Faculty with whom you might like to have supervise you.
  • For MEng applicants, please indicate whether you prefer a project based (faculty supervisor required) or course-based (no faculty supervisor required) program of study.
  • Your reasons for graduate study in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • The research interest(s) you may wish to pursue in a Master's research thesis or project, or Doctoral dissertation.
  • How your previous studies and experience have prepared you for the program.
  • Your career objectives and how this degree program relates to them.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Please be sure to include all applicable work experience and publications.
  • Letter of Recommendation (2)
  • Area of Specialization
  • Please indicate your area of interest (Thermofluids (TF), Manufacturing, Materials and Solid Mechanics (MMSM) or Industrial Engineering (IE))