The MASc program is a research based program that provides advanced knowledge and practice in a chosen area of specialization, developing the skills for conducting research in this area. The minimum requirements are four term length courses or their equivalent plus a thesis satisfactorily defended. This is typically a two (2) year program.
For all three graduate-level programs, once a student is admitted, they must maintain their registration for each term and pay tuition until completion of the degree. This is applicable whether the student is enrolled in a course during the term or not.
MASc and MEng: An honours Bachelors degree in Applied Science or Engineering with a B (73-76.9% or GPA 3.0)
PhD: Master’s degree in Applied Science or Engineering
If required a TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or TOEFL iBT minimum scores of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120. OR IELTS minimum score of 7.0
Graduate students admitted to a Master's or Ph.D. research program are provided financial support in the form of a teaching and research assistantship and/or Queen's Graduate Award. Scholarships and Fellowships are also available to eligible students through NSERC, Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) and the School of Graduate Studies. International students are also provided with a tuition bursary which offsets the difference between domestic and foreign fees.
Basic Funding Package (teaching assistantship and internal fellowships, bursaries):
MASc - minimum $16,500 per year
We encourage you to apply for additional funding through external scholarships (NSERC, OGS, etc.). Entering graduate students who win federal government tri-council awards are automatically provided a $5,000 (Masters) or $7,500 (PhD) award by Queen’s.