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Degree Options

Undergraduate Degree
(Co-op Optional)

B.Eng.

Bachelor of Engineering

Engineering Physics offers four specializations: Nuclear Engineering and Energy Systems, Nano- and Micro-Devices, Photonics Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. Students with an aptitude for science and mathematics can develop their capabilities and apply them to engineering problems.

Length Academic Requirements
4 years Completion of Engineering I

Undergraduate Degree
(Co-op Optional)

B.Eng.BME.

The Engineering Physics and Biomedical Engineering program is a five-year program where students are required to complete core Engineering Physics courses in addition to project- and design-based courses from the iBioMed program.

Length Academic Requirements
5 years Completion of IBEHS I

Undergraduate Degree
(Co-op Optional)

B.Eng.Management

Bachelor of Engineering & Management

Engineering and Management at McMaster University is a unique five year program that integrates the technical education of the engineer with a business education for management.

Length Academic Requirements
5 years Completion of Engineering I

Undergraduate Degree
(Co-op Optional)

B.Eng.Society

Bachelor of Engineering & Society

Through core courses that deal with the culture, history and social control of technology, the program develops broadly educated, resourceful engineers with a multidisciplinary outlook and strengths in communication and effective interaction with others.

Length Academic Requirements
5 years Completion of Engineering I

Graduate Degree

M.A.Sc.

Master of Applied Science

The M.A.Sc. degree is a thesis-based program where students are required to complete courses in addition to writing and defending a thesis.

Length Academic Requirements
2 years Minimum B standing (McMaster’s GPA – 8.0)

Graduate Degree

M.Eng.

Master of Engineering

The M.Eng. degree is a course-based program where students are required to complete courses, an on-campus research project and a four-month industrial internship to be carried out in an industrial laboratory.

Length Academic Requirements
2 years Minimum B standing (McMaster’s GPA – 8.0)

Graduate Degree

M.Eng.

UNENE Nuclear Engineering

The UNENE M.Eng. program is designed to provide practicing engineers the enhanced knowledge & skills necessary to keep them at the forefront of their profession. Courses are given outside of working hours to accommodate people with a full-time job. This program is offered on a part-time basis only.

Length Academic Requirements
10 courses

Graduate Degree

Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering

The Ph.D. degree is thesis-based, where students are required to take courses, complete comprehensive exams and write & defend a thesis.

Length Academic Requirements
4 years Minimum B standing (McMaster’s GPA – 8.0)