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Our Areas of Specialization

Learn more about the areas of specialization and what you can research within our programs.


Donna Strickland poses with McMaster Engineering's Schulich leaders.

Nobel Laureates Donna Strickland and Myron Scholes honoured at street naming event Learn More

The names of two roads on McMaster’s campus received an upgrade this week in recognition of Nobel Laureates and McMaster alumni Donna Strickland and Myron Scholes.

McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony Read More

The names of McMaster alumni and Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland will become permanent fixtures on campus.

Leyla Soleymani in a lab coat.

Four McMaster researchers named to Royal Society of Canada Read More

Leyla Soleymani, an associate professor in the Department of Engineering Physics, is among four professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada for their contributions to research and scholarship.

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Co-op and Careers

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS)

Our students have the opportunity to apply for an industrial internship. If successful, the student typically is employed on industrial placement from May following his/her third year and returns to school for Level 4 in September of the following year. More details can be found on the Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS) website.


Engineering Physics graduates have many career options due to the flexibility developed through a broad background in mathematics, physics, materials science, electronics, computer systems and optics. There are many different job titles that describe what graduates of the Engineering Physics programme are now doing. Telecommunications, laser applications and nuclear engineering are just a few of the career paths our graduates have focused their attention on. Many graduates choose to continue their studies earning Masters or PhD degrees.

High School Co-op Program

Eng Phys offers many unique opportunities to high school students who are interested in completing their co-op program at McMaster University.

Frequently Asked Questions

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