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Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD)

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering student in lab

Program Overview

Format: Full-time (MASc, MEng, PhD), Part-time (MEng)

Degree Earned: Master of Applied Science, Master of Engineering or PhD

Our professionally based program features advanced study in thermofluids, manufacturing, materials, solid mechanics and industrial engineering. This allows for interdisciplinary research projects that benefit society at large and positions students to pursue their interests.

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Mechanical Engineering graduate students in lab forging metal in a kiln

At a Glance

MASc

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate degree in mechanical or industrial engineering, or in a related engineering or applied science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.33/4.33 (B+) in the last two years of study
  • Statement of interest
  • Resumé/CV
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency requirement

MEng

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate degree in mechanical or industrial engineering, or in a related engineering or applied science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of study
  • Statement of interest
  • Resumé/CV
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency requirement

PhD

  • Completion of a master’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering, or in a related engineering or applied science field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.33/4.33 (B+)
  • Statement of interest
  • Resumé/CV
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency requirement

More information on admission requirements. Due to the competitive nature of our programs, it is not possible to offer admission to everyone who applies that meets the minimum entrance requirements for the program. 

Program specific requirements

Students are encouraged to submit applications prior to the first consideration date to increase their chances of securing financial support for their graduate studies. Applications received after the first consideration date will be accepted and reviewed based on spaces remaining in the program.

See application dates.

For detailed graduate tuition and fees information please visit Fees by Program.

For information on scholarships, awards and financing your graduate studies visit Financing Your Studies.

  • Biomechanics
  • Data Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Materials
  • Mechatronics and MEMS
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Thermofluids and Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Vibration Dynamics and Control
  • Introduction to Skeletal Tissue
  • Introduction to Microfluidics
  • Combustion Engineering

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD) graduate program calendar

  • Big Data Science Laboratory
  • Bio-Medical Research Laboratory
  • Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems Laboratory
  • Experimental Mechanics Laboratory
  • Fluidized Bed Laboratory
  • Human Factors Engineering Laboratory
  • Intelligent Decision Support Systems Laboratory
  • Laser Micro and Nano Fabrication Laboratory
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Materials Laboratory
  • Microgravity Laboratory
  • Near Net Shape Casting Laboratory
  • Particle Erosion Laboratory
  • Productivity and Efficiency Analysis Laboratory
  • Robotics/Mechatronics Laboratory
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Thermofluids Laboratory

Graduate Admissions

Admissions information and how to apply

Graduate Studies Admissions Office
11th Floor, 1 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON
Telephone: 416-979-5150
Email: grdadmit@ryerson.ca

For information specific to programs, please see the program contact information below.

Program Contacts

Dr. Ahmad Ghasempoor
Graduate Program Director
BSc, MASc, PhD, PEng
Research areas: Manufacturing, design, machine condition monitoring, sensors and measurements
Telephone: 416-979-5000 ext. 6422
Email: aghasemp@ryerson.ca

Azusa Ida
Graduate Program Administrator
Telephone: 416-979-5000 ext. 7330
Email: mechgrad@ryerson.ca

“My graduate studies have been an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience. The research community at Ryerson is continuously growing, and the faculty are doing an exceptional job nurturing the spirit of innovation and collaboration.”

Steven G. Jones, MASc student

Student Profile: Greener Living, external link

Jamie Fine (mechanical and industrial engineering PhD student) hopes to change the way we live.

Graduate Academic Calendar

Find curriculum, course descriptions and important dates for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MASc, MEng, PhD).

How to Apply

Once you’ve made an informed choice about which program(s) you are going to apply to, preparing your application requires careful research and planning.

Funding

At Ryerson, we understand that pursuing graduate studies is a significant financial investment. Funding comes from a combination of employment contracts (as a teaching assistant), scholarships, awards and stipends. There are a number of additional funding sources – internal and external – available to graduate students that can increase these funding levels.

Research

As an urban innovation university, Ryerson offers 60+ cutting-edge, career-oriented graduate programs, as well as 125+ research centres, institutes and labs, in a wide range of disciplines. Our close connections with industry, government and community partners provide opportunities to apply your knowledge to real-world challenges and make a difference.