Graduate Degree Programs

Western Engineering provides unique learning experiences including access to state-of-the-art research facilities, research topics that impact real life scenarios, and mentorship by internationally recognized leaders in Engineering.  We have 9 graduate programs, from thesis-based to interdisciplinary, and we offer degrees such as MEng, MESc, and PhD.  

Department Program Overview and Student Testimonials

Accelerated Master's Program - MESc

  • The Accelerated Master's Program is offered during your fourth year of studies, allowing you to complete graduate courses in lieu of technical electives, which simultaneously satisfies requirements for your bachelor’s degree and the beginning requirements of your master’s degree.
  • The Accelerated Master’s Program allows you to complete a master of engineering science degree in just one year beyond your bachelor’s degree.
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Biomedical - MESc, PhD

  • Biomedical Engineering is a program that promotes the cooperative involvement of clinical and basic researchers in allied disciplines such as biomaterials, biomechanics and imaging. This program encourages multidisciplinary links between the faculties of Engineering, Medicine and Dentistry, and Health Sciences, Robarts Research Institute and London Health Research Institute, and Western’s teaching hospitals.
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Chemical and Biochemical - MEng, MESc, PhD

  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering offers a variety of degree options at the Graduate studies level. Whether your focus is on research and innovation, increasing your technical knowledge in a specific field, or increasing your professional portfolio through graduate studies, Chemical and Biochemical offers degrees at the Master and PhD level to help you achieve your academic goals.  
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Civil and Environmental - MEng, MESc, PhD

  • The broad and comprehensive education Western Civil and Environmental Engineering students receive allows them to secure employment in a wide range of sectors including consulting, municipalities, provincial and federal governments, resource companies, and even space exploration. A civil engineering degree from Western opens doors to leadership and entrepreneurship possibilities and career opportunities in many professions.
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Electrical and Computer - MEng, MESc, PhD

  • With a vibrant faculty and state of the art facilities, Western’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) offers a number of programs for our future engineers, researchers and business leaders. Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty members are involved in research in cutting-edge technology, providing students ample opportunities to explore their abilities to the fullest by engaging in graduate studies and research.

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Mechanical and Materials - MEng, MESc, Phd

  • Mechanical Engineering MEng 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. The Mechanical and Materials Engineering MEng program is a great preparation strategy for those planning to apply for registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario. 

    Mechanical and Materials Engineering offers research intensive, thesis-based MESc and PhD programs, providing leading edge research using state of the art experimental and computational research facilities. The department has research strengths in diverse areas addressing present day challenges, as well as developing technologies for the future. Our two or four year program will provide a motivating training environment and an opportunity in conducting independent investigation, using developed analytical skills to produce highly capable professionals.
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