Oct 19, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Degree of MSc in Mechanical Engineering [Graduate]

Program Requirements

For the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program the candidate must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of ★15 in graduate courses, including ENGG 600, plus a thesis acceptable to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. One ★3 course (of the ★15) must be a course in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, or finite element methods. Either a maximum of one MEC E 700-level course and one MEC E 500-level course, or a maximum of two MEC E 700-level courses and no MEC E 500-level courses can be credited towards the minimum course requirement of the MSc in Mechanical Engineering. No reading courses can be credited towards the minimum course requirement. Note that all courses must be approved by and additional courses may be required by the Graduate Coordinator and Thesis Supervisor.

The minimum period of residence is two four-month terms of full-time attendance at the University of Alberta.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the program will vary according to the previous training of the applicant and the nature of the research undertaken. Normally, it will take 18 to 24 months to complete the MSc. The maximum time permitted is four years.