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mechanical and industrial engineering

MEng Program

Program Description

The following displays a typical program breakdown for the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering MEng programs.

 Program Requirements

 

MEng Full-Time

MEng Part-Time

 Minimum length of time to
 complete degree

12 months
(3 academic terms)

24 months
(6 academic terms)

 Maximum length of time to
 complete degree

3 calendar years

5 calendar years

*MEng students may apply to substitute 2 courses for the Project (see Course Option [PDF])

 

MEng Full-time

MEng Part-time

 Year I

 Fall 2 or 3 courses 1 or 2 courses
 Winter 2 or 3 courses 1 or 2 courses
 Spring MEng project and 1 course or *2 or 3 courses 1 or 2 courses

 Year II

 Fall MEng project and 1 course or *2 or 3 courses 1 or 2 courses
 Winter MEng project and 1 course or *2 or 3 courses 1 or 2 courses
 Spring Present MEng Project MEng Project or *1 or 2 courses

 Year III

 Fall   *1 or 2 courses
 Winter    
 Spring    

The MEng postgraduate program (project option) requires:

  • the successful completion of eight one-term courses
  • a major project.
  • No undergraduate credits may be taken towards the degree.
  • No more than two of the required eight courses can be taken outside of the MIEGP.
  • The program director must approve the graduate course selection.
  • The faculty advisor must also approve the proposed project plan, which will be presented in writing by the student.
  • Course selections are normally confirmed through a Program of Study agreement between supervisor and student, with the approval of the Director.
  • With the approval of the faculty advisor, one of the eight courses may be the directed studies course (ME8135), normally conducted by the faculty advisor.
  • An oral presentation of the project report, and results, will be arranged in a seminar format. The examination committee will assess the candidate's project report.
  • There is also a course-only option available in the MEng program, where students may apply to substitute two courses for the major project.

The MEng postgraduate program (course option only) requires:

  • the successful completion of two one-term courses.   
  • No undergraduate credits may be taken towards the degree.
  • No more than two of the required ten courses can be taken outside of the MIEGP.
  • The program director must approve the graduate course selection.