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About Us

Western Engineering is home to more than 800 graduate students studying in different research-based and professional-based degree programs in a range of fields and interests. Students work collaboratively with professors, fellow students, and other stakeholders to discover and develop innovative solutions in Engineering that impact communities locally and globally.

Why Western Engineering?

Western Engineering offers some unique learning oppotunities that include,

- Co-op opportunities
- Support for both academic and industry pathways
- Graduate Diploma in Engineering Leadership and Innovation
- STEM Certificate
- Co-curricular career and professional development program
- International Research Opportunities
- State of the art research facilities
- Student centered community
- Dedicated career support throughout your entire degree


Graduate Programs

We offer Research-based and Course-based (Professional) gradute programs.

Research-based Programs

 We offer two Research-based Programs:

- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Master of Engineering Science (MESc)


Research-based Graduate Programs provide cutting edge research opportunities to students using state-of-the-art experimental or computational research facilities under the close supervision of a faculty member(s).  The Faculty of Engineering has research strengths in diverse areas addressing present day challenges, as well as developing technologies for the future.

Course-based (Professional) Programs

 We offer two Professional Programs:

- Master of Engineering (MEng)
- Graduate Diploma (GDip)


Professional programs are structured to assist qualified engineers in the advancement of their professional careers and to provide students with the skills necessary to address key technological challenges. We offer various technical streams within our MEng program to allow you to receive specialized knowledge in the specific area that interests you.