McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Mechanical Engineering (M.A.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering
Description:Mechanical Engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

A M.A.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering provides additional breadth and depth of knowledge, positioning graduates for technical leadership and specialization in industry, or to continue with a Ph.D. degree. M.A.Sc. candidates develop their skills in analysis, creative problem solving, critical thinking, experimental methods and/or analytical models, resourcefulness, responsibility and the ability to present their work to a variety of audiences. All M.A.Sc. students are supervised by a faculty member from the department. The research areas of the faculty members include: biomechanics; manufacturing; mechanics and design; and thermofluids.

URL:Mechanical Engineering (M.A.Sc.) at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - The following are the minimum academic requirements for entry into graduate studies in Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or in a related discipline. Applicants from foreign institutions, must have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related discipline. Admission is competitive; meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Applicants are accepted only if a faculty member is willing to supervise them.

    - B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program

    - Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 06, 2019