Future graduate students

graduate students

Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) graduate programs take an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to exploring solutions to engineering problems at the cutting edge of technology and design. Our diverse and talented students come from all over the globe to experience our first-rate faculty, education, and research facilities. Our graduates find success in academia, industry, entrepreneurship, and beyond.

Research-based graduate programs

Master of Applied Science

A Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree is ideal for recent graduates or professionals seeking to expand their engineering knowledge through advanced study and research in a major field.

Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is ideal for students pursuing a career in fundamental or applied research in academic, government, or corporate environments.

Course-based graduate programs

Master of Engineering (MEng)

The MEng program provides students advanced professional training through coursework and an optional research based project. This program is ideal for recent graduates or professionals seeking advanced training to strengthen careers in the engineering field. Students may also take an optional Specialization to enhance their area of career interest.

Collaborative graduate programs

Collaborative Aeronautics Program (CAP)

This program equips students pursuing MASc and PhD degrees with a rich engineering education while completing aeronautical training and interacting with students and faculty from other fields. The interdisciplinary approach prepares students to advance a sustainable future of the aviation, aerospace, and space sectors by aligning innovation with impact.

Collaborative Program in Nanotechnology

This program provides a rich, broad, and integrated education at the MASc and PhD level for those seeking to leverage their engineering degree for an exciting career on the leading edge of change. Students to gain perspectives on nanotechnology through excellent educational resources, a diverse network of expertise, and world-class research opportunities.

Funding graduate education

Scholarships and funding

There are a variety of opportunities to help support you in funding your education, including minimum funding (where applicable) and bursaries available to support students who demonstrate financial need and other circumstances.

Graduate student finances

Graduate studies is an exciting step forward in your education and life, it’s important to have a clear understanding of the costs and expenses associated with graduate studies so that you’re ready to make the commitment.