A Master of Engineering (MEng) degree is ideal for a recent graduate or professional seeking advanced training to enhance and strengthen a career in the field of engineering. Students in this course-based program do not have a research supervisor and are expected to be financially self-supported. Review the below MEng program information before starting your application. Full details are available on the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.
- 2 core Systems Design Engineering graduate courses
- 6 Engineering graduate courses, including 2 from Systems Design Engineering
- Full-time and part-time study available
- 1-2 years, depending on full-time or part-time status. The average program completion time for an M.Eng. student is 16 months (4 terms).
- MEng students may also choose to pursue one of the following five Graduate Specializations:
- An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with at least an overall 75% standing from a recognized university.
- A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score is required for all students whose undergraduate degree is not from Canada or the USA.
GRE score requirement is currently being waived for all applicants**
- Supplementary information form
- 2 references with at least one from an academic source. Applicants who completed their previous degree(s) five or more years before the application date may submit 2 professional references.
- English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
Begin your application at least two weeks prior to the deadlines belowto give your referees enough time to submit references on your behalf, and to ensure you have enough time to upload the documents required.
Application submission is currently open for the following start dates:
|Complete your application by
|Fall term - September 1
|Winter term - January 1
|Spring term - May 1
ALL required documents must be uploaded by the deadline date. We recommend youupload your documents within two weeksof receiving your Waterloo ID Number so we can begin reviewing your application package.
Note:Admission decisionsarenotmade on a first-come first-served basis.